Tokyo to New York Concert at Tenri Cultural Institute



Tokyo to New York, Tenri, Tenri Cultural Institute, Arts at Tenri, Tonada Productions, Thomas Piercy, traditional Japanese instruments, hichiriki, ryuteki

Tokyo to New York

Saturday, November 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A W. 13th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Admission: $25/$15 seniors and students

Tokyo to New York is a celebration of contemporary and traditional music from Japan and New York City. Co-presented with Arts at Tenri, this concert showcases new music by Tokyo- and NYC-based composers.

Hear the U.S. and world premieres of music composed with traditional Japanese instruments, as well as contemporary instruments.


  • Thomas Piercy ~ Hichiriki, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
  • Hiroshi Ebina ~ Hichiriki
  • Lish Lindsay ~ Ryuteki
  • Taka Kigawa ~ Piano


  • Matt Aucoin
    “Etudes” for Piano (2014)
  • Guy Barash
    “Talkback I” for Clarinet and Live Electronics (2010)
  • Kanokpak Changwitchukarn
    “Reark-Karn” for Ryuteki, Clarinet, and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)
  • Reiko Fueting
    “leaving without/palimpsest” for Piano with Clarinet (2006)
  • Gilbert Galindo
    “Lost in the Caves” for Bass Clarinet and Live Electronics (2008)
  • Tomo Hirayama
    “Garden” for Hichiriki, Clarinet, and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)
  • Mayuko Kawasaki
    “New York 1954-55” for Clarinet and Piano (2014/2016) (World Premiere)
  • Bin Li
    “Voices (Concetto Strumentale 4)” for Hichiriki and Electronics (2016) (World Premiere)
  • Shoichiro Tanaka
    “Hommage à Aoyama” for Clarinet and Piano (2014/2016) (World Premiere, Clarinet Version)
  • Ippo Tsuboi
    “Prelude for Concert No. 1, Pigeon” for Clarinet and Piano (2016) (U.S. Premiere)

For more information and to reserve tickets, please send an email to Tonada Productions at