BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2203@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20100109T000000Z DTEND:20100109T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Re-envisioning Japanese traditional music (hogaku) in a modern context\, this program features exciting artists who have taken the contem porary music scene by storm:\n \n TsuguKaji-Koto\, a duo formed eight year s ago with Tsugumi Yamamoto and Ai Kajigano\, which is renowned for explor ing new ideas on the koto (zither)\;\n \n Yutaka Oyama and Masahiro Nitta\ , leading figures in the tsugaru-shamisen scene who have their roots in Ao mori and Hokkaido\, epicenters of rich folkloric music\;\n \n and the bril liant drum soloists Hide and Miho\, who reunite and interpret Japanese per cussion traditions in innovative ways.\n \n Pre-concert lecture/demo at 7: 00 pm.\n\nCo-presented with Asia Society and the Japan Foundation in assoc iation with World Music Institute.\n\n$20 members\; students with ID and s eniors\; $25 nonmembers.\n\n<a href="http://www.asiasociety.org/events-cal endar/hogaku-new-sounds-japan" target="_blank">www.asiasociety.org</a> SUMMARY:Hogaku: New Sounds of Japan 2010 URL:/en/events/2010/01/09/hogaku-new-sounds-of-japan-2010/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR