Kyo-Shin-An Arts presents The Cassatt String Quartet: Muneko Otani and Jennifer Leshnower, violins Ah Ling Neu, viola Elizabeth Anderson, cello
Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto - James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.
This program features three commissioned sextets for string quartet, koto and shakuhachi. Between the Leaves, a world premiere by Tokyo-based composer Yoko Sato and the reprise of both Somei Satoh's ethereal Kyoshin and James Nyoraku Schlefer's Haru no Umi Redux- an arrangement of Michiyo Miyagi's famous work for shakuhachi and koto, this version with interwoven string music that embodies the title "The Sea in Spring."
PLUS two world premiere string quartets commissioned by the Cassatt Quartet - Tina Davidson's Render and Sebastian Currier's Lullaby.
Three sextets for shakuhachi, koto and string quartet. Two string quartets. Three world premieres. Five commissions past and present.
One glorious concert.
Tenri Cultural Institute (View)
43A West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
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