Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis, strings, orchestra, music, concert

Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺

A Thousand Cranes – Featuring Tampopo Ramen Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Fort Washington Collegiate Church – 729 W. 181st Street (between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place) Admission: Free Led by music director Chris Whittaker, the strings of the WHCO come together to perform music inspired by Japan and Japanese American composers. Kenji Bunch’s “Supermaximum” opens the program, a work … Continue reading Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺
Snowdrop Moment, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, NYC, Japan, Tenri Cultural Institute, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Tomoko Sugawara, kugo, harp, shakuhachi, concert, traditional Japanese music

Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Snowdrop Moment” for Kugo, Harp, and Shakuhachi 🗓 🗺

Snowdrop Moment Sunday, February 10 at 4:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A West 13 Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $25/$15 seniors and students Kyo-Shin-An Arts, an award-winning, contemporary music organization that brings Japanese and Western classical music together, is celebrating its tenth anniversary season. Its upcoming concert, Snowdrop Moment, is a program of solos and duos for kugo, harp, and shakuhachi performed … Continue reading Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Snowdrop Moment” for Kugo, Harp, and Shakuhachi 🗓 🗺
TAEKO, jazz, the Sound Bite, Hell's Kitchen, NYC, Japan, music, concert

Jazz Singer TAEKO to Perform at the Sound Bite NYC 🗓 🗺

Jazz Singer TAEKO at the Sound Bite NYC Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The Sound Bite – 737 9th Avenue (at W. 50th Street) Admission: No cover charge, but there is a two-drink minimum Internationally acclaimed New York-based Japanese jazz singer TAEKO has two sets at the Sound Bite. The venue is the brainchild of Emmy Award-winning news anchor and celebrity … Continue reading Jazz Singer TAEKO to Perform at the Sound Bite NYC 🗓 🗺
Ka-Na, Kana Uemura, EP release party, Joe's Pub, Japan, NYC, Steve Addabbo, J-Pop, music, concert

Ka-Na EP Release Concert at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺

Ka-Na EP Release Concert Friday, January 25 at 7:00 p.m. Joe’s Pub – 425 Lafayette Street at Astor Place Admission: $20 J-Pop singer/songwriter Ka-Na (Kana Uemura) celebrates the release of her brand new, seven-song EP, Happiness, onstage at Joe’s Pub. She’ll perform with her own band for the first time in New York. Ka-Na is a gold record-selling singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Hyogo Prefecture. … Continue reading Ka-Na EP Release Concert at Joe’s Pub 🗓 🗺
Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, Parul Shah, The Rubin Museum, The Rubin Museum of Art, Nature/Love/War, Indian music, Japanese music, taiko, shinobue, NYC, Japan, concert, performance, world music, collaboration

Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, and Parul Shah at the Rubin Museum 🗓 🗺

Kaoru Watanabe and Sameer Gupta’s NATURE/WAR/LOVE Featuring Parul Shah Presented with Brooklyn Raga Massive Friday, January 25 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Rubin Museum of Art – 150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) Admission: $30/$24 Rubin Museum members Known for “preserving the past while blurring genres in an inventive spirit” (The New York Times), Brooklyn Raga Massive presents a musical and … Continue reading Kaoru Watanabe, Sameer Gupta, and Parul Shah at the Rubin Museum 🗓 🗺