Art & Design

Total Immersion : Sounds from Japan

31 January 2013, London

Thursday 31 January 2013, 7.30pm
BBC Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road, London W9 2LG

Kifu Mitsuhashi shakuhachi
Kumiko Shuto biwa

A concert of traditional music from Japan featuring music for shakuhachi (Japanese end-blown flute) and biwa (Japanese short-necked lute), performed by leading exponents of these instruments, Kifu Mitsuhashi and Kumiko Shuto. This concert is part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra's Diverse Orchestra week in partnership with the British Council, and Total Immersion: Sounds from Japan - a day of music and film devoted to the music of Toru Takemitsu and the new generation of Japanese composers at the Barbican on Saturday 2 February.

Admission free but ticket required. Tickets available from

Please Note: tickets to BBC SO Studio Concerts are free, so not everyone uses their tickets. We therefore have to give out more tickets than there are seats. As a result, entry is not guaranteed with a ticket. We advise audience members to arrive early to avoid disappointment. 

31 January 2013

Maida Vale Studios, Delaware Road, London, W9 2LG


BBC Symphony Orchestra