A Voyage Through Words and Music
11 June 2013, London
Join us for an evening of live music – Western and Japanese: Classical and Folk – enlivened by selected readings, poems inspired by the Sea and extracts from the ship’s log; in the church where the Leader of the Mission to Japan is laid to rest.
The programme takes us on a lyrical voyage with performances by Pianist Noriko Ogawa, Soprano Kyoko Murai, Baritone Lt Cdr Peter Nicholson of the Royal Navy and the Okeanos Ensemble (performing on Western and Japanese instruments). Also featured are musicians coming together especially for this unique occasion: UK-based Japanese folk musicians Yoshie Campbell and Hibiki Ichikawa: a vocal quartet created by Jason James of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation: the SOAS Min’yo Group led by Japanese music expert, David Hughes and a string ensemble with Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin), Anna Beryl (cello) and Meg Hamilton (violin/viola).
Events start at 6:30pm with a traditional sake barrel opening. The programme commences at 7:30pm.
Free entry – Seating on a first come, first served basis REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL: firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7828 6330
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Monies raised will be divided between All Saints Church Restoration Fund and the Japan400 Legacy
11 June 2013
All Saints Church Fulham, Pryors Bank, Bishops Park, Putney Bridge Approach, London, SW6 3LA
Japan400 and Japan Society