HIbiki – Resonances from Japan/ A Celebration Japanese Music Week at Kings Place
3 - 5 March 2011, London
Immerse yourself in this celebration of Japanese music, exploring both its unique tradition and vibrant contermpoary perfomers, who bring to life a millenium of intricate art. We welcome acclaimed artists: Mayumi Miyata (sho), Michiyo Yagi (koto) and the Kimura & Ono DUO (tsugaru-shamisen, fue).
This unique programme features (amongst other things) first time collaborations between renowned artists from Japan, legendary saxophonist Evan Parker, the London Sinfonietta and the music of John Cage played on the sho.
Music in Manga sees eminent comic historian Paul Gravett examining the influence that traditional Japanese music has had over popular culture.
Admission: Concert £9.50 ~ Talk Music in Manga £6.50