Oct 18, 2019 / Yomi Time, US

Duo YUMENO – New Chamber Music with Japanese and western aesthetics – There is an article featuring Duo YUMENO on the Yomi Time paper which is published in the NYC area. (in Japanese) Photo credit by Daphne Youree and Japan Society Yomi Time paper  

Mar 23, 2019 / New York Seikatsu Press, US

There is an article about Duo YUMENO 10th Anniversary Recital at Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall which was held on Saturday, March 2, 2019.  Duo YUMENO answered the curtain call with the composers and colleagues. (R to L: Reona Ito, guest speaker / Shoho Mutoh, guest performer, shamisen / Hikaru Tamaki, cello / Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and shamisen / Daron Hagen, composer / Sayaka Ishiguro, composer /Marty Regan, composer) Photo credit by George Hirose 2019 NY Seikatsu Press, (Mar 23, 2019)

Sep, 2018 / Hogaku Journal, Japan

Three koto concertos performed in the summer of 2018 There is an article about Kimura’s performance of Koto Concerto: Genji (composed by Daron Hagen) at the Wintergreen Music Festival (conductor, Mei-Ann Chen) on the September, 2018 issue of Hogaku Journal. Hogaku Journal is one of the leading monthly magazines about traditional Japanese music scene. (in Japanese) Photo credit (above, article) by Paul Purpura  

Aug 12, 2018 / The Japan Times

Duo YUMENO: Making music across the Pacific – Duo YUMENO was featured on The Japan Times in a column, “Why Did You Leave Japan?” The duo talked about their background as well as the cultural difference between Japan and the US.

May, 2018 / ENJOY

Kimura’s extensive interview was featured on ENJOY May 2018 issue. This interview included many stories about her current musical projects, duo’s activities, future plans, etc. (in Japanese)