Tokyo to New York
Friday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m.
Bargemusic – 1 Water Street, Brooklyn
Admission: $35/$30 seniors/$15 students
Bargemusic‘s “Here and Now Series” presents “Tokyo to New York,” a celebration of contemporary and traditional music from Japan and New York City. The concerts feature new works composed for Western classical instruments as well as traditional Japanese instruments. They include a wide variety of styles of music, from Japanese avant-garde to contemporary classical, abstract to minimalism, J-pop to jazz-influenced pieces.
- Thomas Piercy – Hichiriki, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet
- Hiroshi Ebina – Hichiriki
- Maki Yamamae – Hichiriki
- Jun Ando – Koto
- Chatori Shimizu – Sho
- Lish Lindsey – Flute
- Wonkak Kim – Clarinet
- Sabina Torosjan – Violin
- Michelle Painter – Violin
- Rachel Hauser – Violin
- Molly Aronson – Cello
- Sean Statser – Percussion, Narrator
- John Cage – “Ryoanji” for three hichiriki and percussion
- Masatora Goya – “Meteor” for bass clarinet and string quartet (World Premier)
- Bin Li – “In 1932, I Became the Emperor of 満州国 ManchuKuo” for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, narrator (U.S. Premier)
- Hidemi Mikai – “Duo Capriccioso” for two clarinets
- Chatori Shimizu – “Noise of a Pondering Mind” for hichiriki, sho, and koto
- Kazutomo Yamamoto – “Doldrums IV” for clarinet and koto (World Premier)
To purchase tickets, please visit Bargemusic’s BrownPaperTickets event page.