Art & Design

Honjo Hidetaro: The Shamisen a free concert

12 November 2010, London

Honjoh Hidetaro is an acclaimed Shamisen player and composer. Having mastered traditional Japanese music forms including Nagauta, Kouta and Min’yo, he founded the Honjoh School in 1971 and created Risogaku, an original music style. Honjoh works internationally, composing for film, television and theatre, and is the composer of the haunting soundtrack to Complicite and Setagaya Public Theatre’s Shun-kin, playing at the Barbican, London from 4-13 November


In this special pre-show concert, Honjoh will perform a selection of traditional and original Shamisen pieces, offering a rare opportunity to hear the instrument performed live.

Admission is free, but please reserve your place by
calling Box Office on 0844 848 3395
or emailing
12 November 2010 6:15pm-6:45pm

Barbican Theatre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Barbican box office 0844 243 0750

Barbican Theatre