EXPLODING CHYSANTHEMUMS Concert Announced. 11/19

EXPLODING CHYSANTHEMUMS Concert Announced. 11/19Japanese and Western sounds blend in a dynamic program of contemporary music for shakuhachi, soprano and piano trio.

A 2016 and 2013 CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award Winner, KYO-SHIN-AN ARTS is a contemporary music organization dedicated to the integration of the Japanese instruments koto, shakuhachi and shamisen into Western classical composition. Kyo-Shin-An Arts' award-winning concert series, presented in collaboration with Arts at Tenri Cultural Institute in Manhattan, features a blend of KSA commissions with World, American and NY premieres, traditional and contemporary music for Japanese instruments and Western repertoire.

Jennifer Aylmer, soprano; James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi; Wendy Law, cello; Kathleen Supové, piano; and Jennifer Choi, violin

PROGRAM:

• Spell No. 8 by Aleksandra Vrebalov (soprano, shakuhachi and piano trio) - World premiere

• No Fear (Of Silence) by Douglas J. Cuomo (shakuhachi and cello) - World premiere

• Generations by Ciara Cornelius (soprano, shakuhachi and cello) - World premiere

• Hollow by Randall Woolf (piano trio and shakuhachi)

And songs for piano and soprano

• Where the bee sucks by Lukas Foss

• Blessing of the boats by Ricky Ian Gordon

• The Coming of Wisdom with Time by Paul Moravec

• House and Home by Michael Torke

This program will include a post-performance, composer panel and discussion about writing for the shakuhachi, moderated by James Nyoraku Schlefer and featuring Aleksandra Vrebalov, Douglas J. Cuomo, Ciara Cornelius and Randall Woolf.

EXPLODING CHRYSANTHEMUMS

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 4:00 PM

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, New York City

Tickets $25/15 at brownpapertickets.com or 1-800-838-3006



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