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