THE INSTITUTE FOR MEDIEVAL JAPANESE STUDIES AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY PRESENTS

Performance Tuesday, March 29, 2011 | 6 PM

Japanese Sacred Court Music and Ancient Soundscapes Reborn: Glories of the Japanese Traditional Music Heritage

Miller Theatre
Protected by the Imperial Japanese Court for more than 1,000 years, gagaku is the world’s oldest living orchestral music. The program includes traditional pieces, as well as works by contemporary composers at the forefront of a revival of this traditional art form.


Miller Theatre
Columbia University
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

For more information:
212-854-7403
medievaljapanesestudies.org

Performers

  • Bridget Kibbey, Harp
  • Columbia Gagaku Instrumental Ensemble
  • Hitomi Nakamura, Hichiriki
  • Mayumi Miyata, Sho
  • Takeshi Sasamoto, Ryuteki
Presented by the Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies at Columbia University.
This performance is part of JapanNYC, and JapanNYC.

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