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Koto Transformation Australis

Event

Koto Transformation Australis

  • Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018, Matinee 4pm | Evening 7:30pm
  • Venue: Io Myers Studio UNSW — D9, 2 High Street, University of NSW, Kensington, NSW
  • Tickets: Matinee: $25 ($20 concession) | Evening: $30 ($25 concession) — Tickets can be purchased online

Event Details

Photo by Jamie Photography

The Koto Music Institute of Australia proudly presents Koto Transformation Australis.

Koto virtuoso Satsuki Odamura celebrates 30 years of ground breaking modern koto performance in Australia  with this breathtaking fusion concert combining international performers of koto and a range of classical and jazz instruments (including saxophone, marimba, and percussion).

KOTO TRANSFORMATION AUSTRALIS features striking, expressive koto performance weaved through sensitively layered Japanese and Australian musical styles. This is a rare opportunity to see masterful musical collaborations that will leave you feeling touched and inspired. The concert will debut enchanting pieces by leading Australian  composers and students from the University of New South Wales. As Japanese and global sounds blend into one another, enjoy the enriching cultural and musical exchange that characterises Odamura’s innovative career and unmistakable style.

Performers:

Kazue Sawai (Japan) **
Sandy Evans
Ian Cleworth **
Brandon Lee
Noriko Tsuboi (Thailand)
Saeko Kitai (Singapore)
Miyama McQueen-Tokita (Japan)
Hiroko Nagai (Philippines)
Satsuki Odamura,
and The Satsuki Odamura Koto Ensemble.

**Kazue Sawai, Ian Cleworth will be performing in the Evening, only

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by email to info@kotomusicinstitute.com.au

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