Meet the Japanese Contemporary Musician Vol. 5 Music of Yosuke Yamashita／Selected projects for the Festival | Performance by the Awarded Winners'
Date: December 20 (Mon.), 2010 Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Ticket: 2,000 Yen, Student 1,600 Yen [Please present your student ID at the reception desk.]
(Free Seating / Reservations required / Payment at the reception desk)
Yosuke Yamashita(Piano, Talk), Toshi Ichiyanagi(Talk/Composer, Pianist), Kenichi Nakagawa(Talk/Pianist, Conductor), Shungo Mise(Violin), Fumiko Kai(Violin), Miyuki Sakanaka(Viola), Yasuo Maruyama(Cello)
Selected projects for the Festival | Performance by the Awarded Winners'
mamoru "etude for everyday life"
December 21 (Tue.), 2010 Start 14:00 *Fully booked
December 22 (Wed.), 2010 Start 16:00 *Fully booked
December 25 (Sat.), 2010 Start 13:00 *Fully booked
December 25 (Sat.), 2010 Start:14:15 *Fully booked
December 25 (Sat.), 2010 Start 15:30 *Fully booked
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Original sound loops, a few etudes derive from drinking hot tea, and "etude no.38 water and paper" would be presented.
etude no.13 ice
etude no.40 hot water and tea leaves
etude no.38 water and paper.
The etude series that recodes everyday objects and practices into sound works has been shown in and out of Japan.
Mayumi Orai × Ayako Okubo "～cimbalom, flute "Trance"～"
Date: December 21 (Tue.), 2010 Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Performer: Mayumi Orai (Cimbalom)/ Ayako Okubo (Flute) / Sumihisa Arima (Live Electronics)
Various sound created from cimbalom and flute with the electronics and voice comes from our body.. They fill the space with changing their colors and forms...as a kaleidoscope... Contemporary works for cimbalom and flute including a new commissioned work for flute solo.
Yoshifumi Tanaka New piece(2010)
Mayumi ORAI(Cimbalom) and Ayako OKUBO(Flute), have been working together with various composers and ensembles such as Accroche Note in europe. Since they met a piece, "Trance", for flute and cimbalom written for them in 2007, they form a Duo and give concerts together in Europe and Japan.
TAKAHIRO TOMATSU "WHITE CUBE GYMNASIUM GRACEFUL SURVIVAL"
Date: December 22 (Wed.), 2010 Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Performer: Takahiro Tomatsu(Plan, Direction, Perform), Fumiaki Kanai (fight perform), Toshimitsu Nakagawa(sound operator), Muneteru Ujino(Technical Adviser)
The common feeling between mental derangement and martial art is the strike of fear. The program attempts to play music with the human body's strength in fears. Using gymnastic tools as music instruments, he will show his performance in the white cube "gym" by devoting all his powers between the fear and laugh.
He participates in training of martial arts and enters many martial art matches while working as a lecturer of art program at psychiatric hospital. While participating in John Zorn's Cobra Tokyo Operation, Yokohama Triennale 2005 and GEISAI Invitational exhibition, he's expanding his activity field now.
ensemble cross.art "earseyes"
Date: December 25 (Sat.), 2010 Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Performer: Junko Yamamoto(Piano), Sun-Min Shim(Marimba), Masanori Oishi(Sax), Shungo Mise (Violin)
The ensemble cross.art's interdisciplinary project "eareyes" unites new instrumental music with short films. Young composers were commissioned to compose a soundtrack to one short film by the video artists Yukihiro Taguchi and Malaka Dewapriya.
Yoshifumi Tanaka "Nest"(2008)
Oliver Frick "Chasse au moment"(2008)
Nikolaus A Huber "clash music"(1988)
"ensemble cross.art" is an ensemble for contemporary music and has been founded by a couple of lecturers of Musikhochschule Stuttgart. One of the ensemble's central concepts is to combine contemporary instrumental music with other media and art forms.