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Lecture recital by Michael Kieran Harvey & Ralph Middenway


Lecture recital by Michael Kieran Harvey & Ralph Middenway

  • Date: Friday, 8 April 2016, 7.30pm
  • Venue: Conservatorium Recital Hall, University of Tasmania — Hobart, TAS
  • Tickets: Adults: $10 — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Toyokawa (East River) is a small city in central Honshu. Toyokawa Inari-jinja is both a Sōtō Zen temple and a Shinto Shrine to Inari, the Happy God. Zen monks also act as Shinto priests. In 1990, as one of the first international guests in Japan for the Lafcadio Hearn Centenary, I was noisily blessed there by the charming Præcentor, with a large cohort of musicians. The strong, eccentric rhythm near the beginning is derived from their music. Tonight, Michael Kieran Harvey will premiere the newly rewritten piece, introduced by composer, Dr Ralph Middenway.

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on (02) 6226 7314

Featured Australian Works

Digital sheet music sample Toyokawa (East River) : Piano sonata (1994) by Ralph Middenway
— performed by Michael Kieran Harvey

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