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

“A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming

In the early 1940s, Duke Ellington implored us to “Take the ‘A’ Train” to Sugar Hill in Harlem. If you take it a few more stops to 181st Street, you’ll come upon the Fort Washington Collegiate Church, where you can hear the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform monthly concerts that go beyond the typical classical music fare of the Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms. … Continue reading “A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming
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” 🗓 🗺
Saco Yasuma, CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing), New Year, celebration, CD release party, music, performance, NYC, Japan

Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺

Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert Sunday, January 27 from 2:00 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) – 123 4th Ave (between 12th and 13th Streets) Admission: $15 in advance/$20 at the door Pianist and singer/songwriter Saco Yasuma will have a concert at CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) to celebrate the New Year and the release of … Continue reading Saco Yasuma New Year “Celebration!” and CD Release Concert at CRS 🗓 🗺
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 🗓 🗺
Japan Night NYC, New Year's Party, NYC, Japan, Meetup, anime, manga, music, J-pop, K-pop, networking

Japan Night NYC 🗓 🗺

Japan Night NYC Saturday, January 26 from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Parkside Lounge – 317 E. Houston Street Admission: $15 until January 25/$20 at the door Celebrate the beginning of 2019 with Japan Night NYC, a Meetup group dedicated to spreading Japanese culture. Make new friends, find a language exchange partner, chat about anime and manga, and experience Japanese culture with live music … Continue reading Japan Night NYC 🗓 🗺