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Masayo Ishigure, Japanese koto and shamisen

Thursday, June 11, 2020 from 8:00PM - 9:30PM EDT

$10.00 - $40.00

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Event Details

Acclaimed koto and shamisen master Masayo Ishigure presents a diverse program of traditional and contemporary Japanese music, demonstrating how these ancient instruments remain vital and inviting to new generations of music lovers.

The unique sounds of the koto and shamisen have been passed down through the centuries and are integral in any discussion of Japanese art & culture. Though after a thousand years the instruments remain essentially unchanged, the composers and virtuosos continue to push and evolve its music for a modern global audience. Masayo Ishigure's program will showcase the koto and shamisen in solo compositions and duets, integrating traditional and modern compositions for a broad, exciting listening experience. The program features several compositions by the late founder of the Sawai School, Tadao Sawai, an unparalleled virtuoso of the koto and shamisen, and widely acknowledged giant in the modernization its sound.

Masayo will be joined by Kenneth Hutchinson on the shamisen and a few other friends!

http://www.masayoishigure.com

Venue Information

Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. 4th Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
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Organizer Information

Kerrytown Concert House


415 North Fourth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 769-2999

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KCH
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KCH
Phone:
(734) 769-2999
Email:
[email protected]