Japanese Music Performance and Talk: James Nyoraku Schlefer and Yoko Reikano Kimura
Performance and talk on Japanese music by the renowned duo James Nyoraku Schlefer and Yoko Reikano Kimura of Kyo-Shin-An Arts. The musicians will perform classical and contemporary Japanese pieces on shakuhachi and koto, and will speak about the musical features, aesthetics and history of the tradition. There will be an opportunity for questions from the audience. The event will be followed by a reception and a chance to speak to the musicians informally. Schlefer and Kimura will perform in concert with the Ciompi Quartet and oboist Joseph Robinson on Feb. 22 at 8 pm in the Nelson Music Room, East Duke Building.