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Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize: Winner’s Recital

Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize: Winner’s Recital

The Guildhall Wigmore Recital Prize annually awards an exceptional Guildhall School musician with a Wigmore Hall recital. Japanese pianist Marina Koka is the recipient of this year’s award, and her recital promises to be a special occasion. Programme Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major Op. 2 No. 3 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) 6 […]

K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016: K-Rock Showcase

K-MUSIC FESTIVAL 2016: K-Rock Showcase

On 25 May 2016, the Korean Cultural Centre UK (KCCUK) and the Korean Creative Contents Agency (KOCCA) will present K-Rock Showcase at the Forge, with Dead Buttons, DTSQ, and We Are The Night. Prior to performing at the Liverpool Sound City Festival the K-Rock Bands will have the opportunity to show their new, colourful, mesmerising […]

Burgh House Sunday Brunch Recital; Air de Printemps

Burgh House Sunday Brunch Recital; Air de Printemps

Burgh House is delighted to present ‘Air de Printemps’ as part of our brunch recital series; a programme of beautiful Spring songs selected by acclaimed soprano Masami Suzuki, including striking French melodies by R.Hahn, G. Fauré, F.Poulenc and some lovely opera duets by J. Offenbach and L.Delibes Tickets £12 (£10 FoBH). Includes complimentary coffee and […]

Lisa Ueda: Children’s Day Recital

Lisa Ueda: Children’s Day Recital

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation will host a recital by award-winning violinist Ms Lisa Ueda, in aid of the children of Fukushima, who have still been suffering from the effects of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami disasters. This year is particularly poignant, as it marks the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. The 5th […]

Masuda String Puppets at ‘VnA Japan Festival for Families’

Masuda String Puppets at ‘VnA Japan Festival for Families’

Masuda String Puppets is an Intangible Folk Cultural Property of Shimane Prefecture and the only group in Japan preserving the original style of the Edo Period string puppetry. They will give the first overseas performance as a part of the ‘V&A Japan Festival for Families’ events. Date: 1 May 2016 Venue: The Lydia and Manfred […]

Masuda String Puppeteers: Shimane Prefecture’s Edo Period String Puppetry

Masuda String Puppeteers: Shimane Prefecture’s Edo Period String Puppetry

Ningyo Joruri (traditional Japanese puppet theatre) is best known for Bunraku, conceived in the Edo Period (1615-1868) and performed by a male puppeteer directly handling puppets from behind. However, few people know that string puppetry was also popular during the Edo Period. In Shimane Prefecture alone, there were several groups performing string puppetry throughout this […]

Chihiro Yamanaka female trio’THE SPHERES’

Chihiro Yamanaka female trio’THE SPHERES’

Chihiro Yamanaka – key/piano, Dana Roth – electric bass & Karen Teperberg – drums A welcome return for Japanese- born, New York City-based pianist, Chihiro Yamanaka, a star of last year’s Ronnie Scott’s International Piano Festival. One of her native country’s most popular artists, she has recorded twenty albums principally for the Verve/Universal label, many […]

Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo recital: Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji

Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo recital: Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji

Thirty Six Views of Mount Fuji is a brand new large-scale work for two guitars, composed by Ryan Probert in collaboration with the Vickers Bovey Guitar Duo. This concert marks the culmination of their four-year-long project, and celebrates the CD release of this delicate yet expansive piece. Click here to listen to a preview. Taking […]

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