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Event Archive - Music of the Whole World: Chrysanthemums and Maple Leaves: Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, Song Yun, Kozue Matsumoto, Geling Jiang, Minoru Yamamoto, Mark Armanini, Naomi Sato, Elliot Weisgarber

Tue. May 7th 2013 Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch (All Ages)
7 pm - 8:30 pm doors at 7 pm
Presented by: Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra
In this sneak preview of an upcoming Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra concert, Kozue Matsumoto (koto), Minoru Yamamoto (shakuhachi) and composer Mark Armanini offer a fascinating introduction to traditional Japanese instruments, and the art of fusing different musical traditions into new Canadian music. Also featured: the work of guest artist Naomi Sato (sho), and a live performance of a piece by Elliot Weisgarber, combining koto with Chinese erhu (played by Song Yun) and sanxian (Geling Jiang).

Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library
350 West Georgia Street

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra was inaugurated on November 13, 2000 at the city's Sacred Music Festival, with the world premiere of founding program director Moshe Denburg's piece Rapprochements (Reconciliations) for Inter-Cultural Orchestra - a brand new work commissioned by the Westcoast Sacred Arts Society with funding from the Vancouver... more info
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