CALENDAR

Feb
25
Sun
2018
Kammerrakku Frost @ Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm

Elegant music for string quartet with shamisen and shakuhachi. The Voxare String Quartet with James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi and Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen performing “String Journey” for shamisen and quartet by Schlefer and “Floating Bridge of Heaven” for shakuhachi, shamisen and quartet by Donald Womack. Plus string quartets TBD.

Mar
4
Sun
2018
Duo YUMENO concert (University of Hawaii) @ Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm

Duo YUMENO will perform new pieces composed by Donald Womack, Thomas Osborne and Takuma Itoh.

Mar
8
Thu
2018
Workshop (University of Hawaii) @ University of Hawaii
Mar 8 @ 12:30 pm

Duo YUMENO will give a workshop at the composition class.

Mar
10
Sat
2018
Duo YUMENO concert (University of Hawaii) @ Orvis Auditorium, University of Hawaii
Mar 10 @ 7:30 pm

Duo YUMENO will perform new pieces composed by young composers at University of Hawaii.

Apr
1
Sun
2018
Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – vol.11 @ Center for Remembering and Sharing, White Room
Apr 1 @ 4:00 pm

This will be the third concert of 2017-18 season of “Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music-. After many centuries, the brilliance of traditional Japanese music is still being passed on to the present day. Please come and experience the sounds of koto and shamisen and enjoy the taste of the four seasons here in New York. This concert will feature each season’s representative traditional works along with the colorful and delicate Japanese confectionaries prepared by mochi Rin.

Apr
10
Tue
2018
In a Moss Garden: The Sound of Japan @ Rothko Chapel, Houston, TX
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm

Rothko Chapel presents this program which juxtaposes aspects of traditional Japanese musical aesthetics through the medium of newly composed works for Japanese instruments and percussion. Program: Koto-Uta (Toshio Hosokawa), New works by Marty Regan etc. Performer: John Lane (percussion), Yoko Reikano Kimura (koto), Marty Regan (shakuhachi)

Apr
14
Sat
2018
Otowa-za in New York @ Tenri Cultural Institute of NY
Apr 14 @ 7:00 pm

Japanese music concert presented by Otowa-za
Performer: Hidejiro Honjo (shamisen), Akihito Obama (shakuhachi), Yoko Reikano Kimura (koto and shamisen)
More details coming soon.

May
20
Sun
2018
Arts at Tenri @ Tenri Cultural Institute of New York
May 20 @ 4:00 pm

Performer: Taka Kigawa (piano), James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi)
Yoko Reikano Kimura (shamisen)

Shamisen concerto (composed by Katsutoshi Nagasaki) piano reduction etc.
Also new works will be performed. For more details coming soon.

May
24
Thu
2018
Japan Society @ Japan Society, NY
May 24 all-day

Kimura will appear at a Japanese music concert organized by Japan Society. More details coming soon.

Jul
1
Sun
2018
Duo YUMENO recital @ Matsuyama Civic Center Hall, Saitama (Japan)
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm

Duo YUMENO will have a recital at Matsuyama Civic Center Hall in Saitama, Japan. More details coming soon.

Jul
8
Sun
2018
Duo YUMENO Recital @ Jiyu Gakuen Myonichikan Hall (Tokyo)
Jul 8 all-day

Duo YUMENO Recital in Tokyo (2018 Japan tour)

Jul
21
Sat
2018
Koto concerto: Genji @ Wintergreen Summer Music Festival
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm

Koto concert: Genji (composed by Daron Hagen) with the Wintergreen Music Festival Orchestra, (conductor: Mei-An Chen)

Jul
22
Sun
2018
Koto concerto: Genji @ Wintergreen Summer Music Festival
Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm

Koto concert: Genji (composed by Daron Hagen) with the Wintergreen Music Festival Orchestra, (conductor: Mei-An Chen)

Aug
12
Sun
2018
Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music – vol.12 @ Center for Remembering and Sharing, White Room
Aug 12 @ 4:00 pm

This will be the forth concert of 2017-18 season of “Four Seasons in New York – Gems of Japanese Music-. After many centuries, the brilliance of traditional Japanese music is still being passed on to the present day. Please come and experience the sounds of koto and shamisen and enjoy the taste of the four seasons here in New York. This concert will feature each season’s representative traditional works along with the colorful and delicate Japanese confectionaries prepared by mochi Rin.

Sep
16
Sun
2018
Duo YUMENO concert @ First Congregational Church of Cameden, ME
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Duo YUMENO will have a recital at the First Congregational Church in Camden, ME.