Aizuri Quartet to Perform “Locally Sourced” Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Aizuri Quartet: Locally Sourced Wednesday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $30/$15 Students Concert Artists Guild presents the Aizuri Quartet, winner of the Grand Prize at the 2018 M Prize Chamber Arts Competition. They also won top prizes at the 2017 Osaka International Chamber Music Competition in Japan and the 2015 Wigmore Hall International … Continue reading Aizuri Quartet to Perform “Locally Sourced” Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” 🗓 🗺

Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” Saturday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:00 p.m.) Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $25-$30 Niigata native Fumiyoshi will perform on shamisen, a Japanese three-stringed banjo-like instrument. His specialty is the “Hiki-shamisen” style, which puts importance on the echo of the sound. Although Fumiyoshi’s repertoire is primarily … Continue reading Japanese Traditional Music Performance: “The Passion of Shamisen” 🗓 🗺
Mitsuko Uchida, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, Schubert, piano, classical music, concert

Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Mitsuko Uchida, Piano Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $25 to $165 The magnificent Mitsuko Uchida, praised for her “probing and magisterial” Schubert (The New York Times), continues her multi-season exploration devoted to the Austrian master. A youthful sonata brimming with melody opens the program, which also features the … Continue reading Mitsuko Uchida to Perform an All-Schubert Program at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Duo YUMENO, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, Marty Regan, Daron Hagen, koto, shamisen, cello, Shōho Mutoh, Reona Ito,Toshi Ichiyanagi

Duo YUMENO to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary with Concert at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺

Duo YUMENO Tenth Anniversary Recital – Music for Koto, Shamisen, and Cello Saturday, March 2 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall – 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $40/$20 students Duo YUMENO, the husband-and-wife team of koto and shamisen player Yoko Reikano Kimura and cellist Hikaru Tamaki, will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a concert at Weill Recital Hall … Continue reading Duo YUMENO to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary with Concert at Carnegie Hall 🗓 🗺
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, jazz, jazz pianist, jazz musician, Lew Tabackin, 88, beiju

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 Tuesday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $60 In Japanese culture, one’s 88th birthday is a cause for celebration known as “beiju,” which literally means “rice age.” The kanji for rice, which looks like this: 米, resembles a mashup of the characters for … Continue reading Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 🗓 🗺