Portland Taiko Presents THREE: 3 conversations with taiko

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Performing Arts

Mar 201223 Mar 201225

Winningstad Theater @PCPA
Portland, Oregon
United States


March 23, 24 @ 8 pm & March 25 @ 2 pm

Winningstad Theatre @ PCPA

This innovative concert from Artistic Director Michelle Fujii explores the taiko art form’s ability to speak to us individually and collectively. THREE weaves distinct forms of classical Japanese art Nihon Buyo, Koto and Shakuhachi into contemporary conversations with the drum.
This collaboration celebrates Michelle's exploration of taiko as an active force that continues to evolve and inspire curiosity.
Nihon Buyo is the art form of traditional Japanese dance, vibrant today with a history of nearly four centuries. The Koto (13 string plucked zither) and Shakuhachi (flute held vertically like a recorder) are instruments seemingly unchanged over the ages that continue to reveal new possibilities.
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Pre-performance discussion Sunday March 25 @ 1 pm
Moderated by: Larry Kominz, Professor of Japanese at PSU and member of the Japan Society of New York's performing arts advisory committee.

Tickets: Single Tickets on sale February 6th,
$20.25- $11.25, available through PCPA Box Office and Ticketmaster outlets.
NEW- Membership to Portland Taiko. Make a gift of $35 and purchase tickets directly from Portland Taiko and save 10%, additional benefits included.

Call Portland Taiko at (503) 288-2456 for more information.
Photo: Chris Roesing 2011

 

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