Duo YUMENO Recital | Past Reimagined: Japanese Soundscapes

Sunday, October 16, 2016
2 – 4PM

Past Reimagined: Japanese SoundscapesAward-winning Duo YUMENO presents a unique performance of contemporary Japanese and American musicYoko Reikano Kimura, koto/shamisen/voice Hikaru Tamaki, violoncelloThe New York based Duo YUMENO - koto/shamisen (Japanese stringed instruments) musician Yoko Reikano Kimura and cellist Hikaru Tamaki - will present its singular fusion of sound which has been praised as “exquisite” and “compelling” in a concert featuring “Cantabile” (based on “The Tale of Heike”), a newly commissioned work by the renowned composer Daron Hagen for koto & cello and the New York premiere of “In the Land of Dreams” for shamisen & cello by the gifted Japanese composer Yoko Sato. Works by twooutstanding contemporary Japanese composers, Toshio Hosokawa & Rikuya Terashima, as well as music by Marty Regan and Thomas Osborne will complete the program. Kimura’s rich, sonorous style of traditional Japanese singing will be heard throughout this fresh and diverse program.Program: Yoko Sato: In the Land of Dreams (NY Premier)Toshio Hosokawa: Koto-UtaDaron Hagen: CantabileThomas Osborne: Tumbling From the Ninth Height of HeavenRikuya Terashima: Sonata for Solo CelloMarty Regan: Silence of the Moon

Suggested Donation: $20 (Adults) $10 (Senior Citizens & Students)A portion of the proceeds will benefit the church.



Organized by

Hikaru Tamaki