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Japanese Sacred Court Music

Saturday, March 19, 2011 8:00 PM
Samueli Theater

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Hitomi Nakamura, hichiriki
Takeshi Sasamoto, ryuteki
Mayumi Miyata, sho
Curator: Barbara Ruch
Director, Institute for Medieval Japanese Studies
Professor Emerita, Columbia University

Classical music of the Imperial Japanese Court, a tradition stretching back 1,000 years, will be performed by a renowned ensemble of gagaku musicians, including sho player Mayumi Miyata, one of the Los Angeles Times' 2011 "Faces to Watch." The evening's program, entitled “Glories of the Japanese Traditional Music Heritage: Japanese Sacred Court Music and Ancient Soundscapes Reborn,” will include the definitive gagaku piece Etenraku.

Presenting sponsor: South Coast Plaza

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