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Classical and Contemporary Noh

Classical and Contemporary Noh

The Between the Stones Project comprises the development and performance of a new English language noh drama (Between the Stones) by Jannette Cheong (author) and Richard Emmert (composer), alongside the performance in February 2020 of a classical han noh (half noh), and a programme of education and outreach activities – ‘Getting to Noh from Page […]

Between the Stones (Phase 1) – Getting to Noh from page to Stage

Between the Stones (Phase 1) – Getting to Noh from page to Stage

An Introduction to the Japanese Art of Noh and the birth of a New Noh… ‘Noh’ is classical Japanese masked theatre which combines elements of dance, drama, music and poetic text into a highly aesthetic form of art. In contrast to its minimalist stage, noh uses elaborate costumes and exquisite wooden masks. 4th December 2018, […]

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa is delighted to be performing at various venue in the UK. The recital features music by leading British and Japanese composers: Thomas Adès and Toru Takemitsu. Date: 10 December 2017, 12.00pm Venue: Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge CB22 5BP Web: https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/reiko-fujisawa.aspx Tickets: £12

Taiko Meantime – Resonance Tour 2018

Taiko Meantime – Resonance Tour 2018

Taiko Meantime returns performs their latest show, ‘Resonance’. The production explores the concept of resonance through Japanese Taiko: the vibrations of one instrument affecting another; the exuberance of a single player energising the whole group, and the force of many performers together shaking the audience both physically and emotionally! The production’s visual and musical elements […]

Poetry as Dance: Kyomai Inou-ryu Meeting in Britain

Poetry as Dance: Kyomai Inou-ryu Meeting in Britain

Kyomai is a traditional style of Japanese dance, with its root in 17 Century Imperial Kyoto. Whilst Noh and Kabuki hace achieved fairly widespread recognition and regular performances in Europe, Kyomai is still relatively unknown. For the first time outside of Japan, designated “National Living Treasure” and master of Kyomai, Yahchi Inoue V, will take […]

May Inoue and Friends – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

May Inoue and Friends – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

Exciting Japanese guitar star, May Inoue, will be performing music from his three successful albums in this specially created group which includes several high profile UK bandleaders. This is sure to be a highly creative collaboration. May is very much the jazz musician of the moment in Japan and is very popular among young and […]

Kumi Matsuo – Piano Recital

Kumi Matsuo – Piano Recital

Programme: 1) Gaspard de la nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d’après Aloysius Bertrand: (A suite of pieces for solo piano by Maurice Ravel ) 2) Impromptu No. 3 Op.51 in G-flat Major – F. Chopin (1810 – 1849) 3) Prélude, Chorale and Fugue FWV 21 – C. Franck (1822 – 1890) Biography: Kumi Matsuo was […]

Piano Recital: Masako Kamikawa

Piano Recital: Masako Kamikawa

Born in Osaka, Japan, Masako Kamikawa started learning the piano with her mother, who was a piano teacher. After completing basic musical education in Japan, she continued her education in Germany where she studied piano and chamber music at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Mannheim, and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart. […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club