View our current Customer Support status
  View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
Ensemble 451 presents: MEGURI
The Center for Arts at the Armory Cafe
Somerville, MA
Share this event:
Get Tickets
There are no active dates for this event.


Ensemble 451 presents: MEGURI
Classical Café
Ensemble 451 presents: MEGURI
January 31, 2012, 7:30pm
Arts at the Armory Café
General Admission: $20, Students: $10

Orlando Cela, Flute
Mana Washio, Flute

- Itinerant

"Meguri" is not just a regular concert, but a live-music documentary about composers today and how their work has been influenced by their travels from and to Asia.  "Meguri," translated as "Itinerant," means to go somewhere and then return, and was inspired by Toru Takemitsu's piece with the same title, written to the memory of Japanese-American architect Isamu Noguchi.

Through "Meguri," audiences are introduced to new music through the use of real-time video.  Works by composers of Chinese, Indian, Japanese, American, and other origins are performed while simultaneously, in the background, movies are shown which present paintings, poetry, the inspiration behind the work, or other media which the composers themselves have provided.

In between the works, interviews with the composers are played to offer the audience a chance to see and hear the creator of the piece, and to hear, from the composers themselves, facts about their origin, their influences, and their views.

"Meguri" hopes to be a bridge between contemporary music and the audience, a direct link between creation and creator, and a glimpse into how a shrinking world affects our cultures.

For more information visit: http://ensemble451.org/concerts.html or http://cela.home.mindspring.com/Orlando_Cela/xunri.html


The Center for Arts at the Armory Cafe (View)
191 Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02143
United States


Music > Classical

Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Contact us
1-800-838-3006 (Temporarily Unavailable)
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Event Producers
Create an Event
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2022 Mobile EN ES FR