Concert: Contemporary Koto with Shoko Hikage

Sat May 26
San Francisco Public Library - Richmond Branch
03:00 PM
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Concert: Contemporary Koto with Shoko HikageAsian Pacific American Heritage MonthSaturday, 5/26/2018, 3:00 - 4:30 ADMISSION FREE San Francisco Public Library Richmond Meeting Room351 9th Ave. in San Francisco

"I am no longer trying to write Korean music; nor am I trying not to write Korean music." - Hyo-shin Na, composer
Please join us for an intimate performance that promises to blissfully blur the boundaries of Eastern traditional music and Western contemporary classical. Koto virtuoso Shoko Hikage, a core member of the acclaimed Wooden Fish Ensemble, will play four compositions by innovative composer and Wooden Fish colleague Hyo-shin Na, who will provide an introduction and context for each piece. Following the performance there will be a Q&A session.
Program, for solo koto:-Koto Music-Five Pieces on Yoshie Hikage's Poems-Night Procession of the Hundred Demons -The Sky Was Beyond Description (for one player on koto and bass koto)