Aug 2, 2009

The Third Chihan Art Project

Edo Shakuhachi—Transcending Time & Space

© IWASA Eiichiro, Chihan Art Project

This concert, taking place in an elegant 201 year old Izu townhouse, will feature Edo period honkyoku, performed on both modern and period instruments. The program also features a contemporary composition in the deep meditative style of traditional honkyoku.

SIMURA Zenpo Satosi (Shakuhachi performer, Professor, Osaka University of Arts)
Christopher Yohmei Blasdel (shakuhachi performer, Artistic Director, The International House of Japan, Inc.)
Date & Time: Saturday, Oct. 3rd, 2009
Doors open at 3:30 PM, Concert begins at 4 PM.
Place: Chihan’an (an authentic example of traditional townhouse in the Izu Penninsula, built over 200 years ago. Seven minute walk from Oohito Station about 2 hours from Tokyo. Detailed instructions and map will be sent to those who make a reservation).
Admission: Advanced reservations ¥3000, At the door, ¥3300 (students receive a ¥1000 discount from the above prices).
Sponsored by: Chihan Art Project (Nobuko Awaya, Sayuri Toki, Ei’ichiro Iwasa)
Supported by: The City of Izunokuni
Inquiries & Reservations: Tel:090-8360-9766
A Reception will follow the concert.
Blog address: Chihan Art Project (English)
Chihan Art Project (Japanese)

Yobitake Uketake, SIMURA Zenpo Satosi & Christopher Yohmei Blasdel
Myôan Taizan Style honkyoku: Takiochi, SIMURA Zenpo Satosi
Kinko Style honkyoku: Takiotoshi no Kyoku Christopher Yohmei Blasdel
Kinko Style honkyoku: Shika no Tohne, SIMURA Zenpo Satosi & Christopher Yohmei Blasdel
Taizôkai, composed and performed by Christopher Yohmei Blasdel
Kokû, Performed on various historical instruments by SIMURA Zenpo Satosi