Tokyo to New York, Thomas Piercy, Miyama McQueen-Tokita, koto, hichiriki, concert, music, Japan, NYC, Brooklyn, Spectrum, contemporary music

SPECTRUM presents a “東京 と ニューヨーク” “Tokyo to New York” Concert

SPECTRUM presents a “東京 と ニューヨーク” “Tokyo to New York” Concert Friday, August 2 from 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Spectrum – 70 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn Admission: $15/$10 seniors and students “Tokyo to New York” is a one-hour concert featuring new music by New York- and Tokyo-based composers. This installment features prominent musician Thomas Piercy on clarinet and hichiriki teaming up with koto musician Miyama … Continue reading SPECTRUM presents a “東京 と ニューヨーク” “Tokyo to New York” Concert
Askua Koto, koto, music, fashion, calligraphy, Kaede Kimonos, NYC, Japan, exhibition, performance

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception

Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception Friday, June 28 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Kaede Kimonos – 246 W. 38th Street, #1102 (between 7th and 8th Avenues) Admission: Free Japanese calligrapher Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi will have an exhibition of her work at Kaede Kimonos. The opening reception on June 28 is presented by Kaede Kimonos and MarCreation and sponsored by … Continue reading Setsuhi ‘eri’ Shiraishi – Caligraphy à la mode Opening Reception
Yoko Reikano Kimura, CRS, NYC, Japan, The Tale of Genji, koto, shamisen, traditional Japanese music, Mar Creation, mochi Rin

Yoko Reikano Kimura to Pay Homage to “The Tale of Genji” in CRS Concert

Four Seasons in New York: Gems of Japanese Music – vol.14 Sunday, April 28 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:15 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) 3FL White Room – 123 4th Avenue (between 12th and 13th Streets) Admission: $30 (includes Japanese confectionary) CRS and Mar Creation, Inc. continue their seasonal concert series Four Seasons in New York — Gems of Japanese Music, where guests discover … Continue reading Yoko Reikano Kimura to Pay Homage to “The Tale of Genji” in CRS Concert
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
Masayo Ishigure, koto, traditional Japanese instruments, classical music, tea ceremony, matcha, Setsugekka, East Village, NYC, Japan

Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure

Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure Sunday, January 20 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Setsugekka East Village – 74 E. 7th Street (between First and Second Avenues) Admission: $45 Koto is the theme of the next event to be held at Setsugekka, a charming tea shop I the East Village. Renowned koto master Masayo Ishigure will give a lecture and perform, … Continue reading Music Lecture and Performance by Koto Master Masayo Ishigure