BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1370@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20080118T000000Z DTEND:20080118T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Simply Sawai: A Concert Series in Four Seasons\nLAST CONCERT\nW INTER: January 18th\, 2008 7:00 Soundbridge (Benaryoa Hall). $5.00 suggest ed donation.\nCelebrating the music of Sawai Tadao (1937-1997)\nThe last o f four concerts to celebrate the music of Japanese koto master Sawai Tada o will take place on Friday\, Jan. 18th\, 2008 at 7:00 at Soundbridge (Ben aroya Hall)\, Seattle. The concerts are being held in commemoration of th e 10th anniversary of his death at the age of 59 in 1997. The concerts are produced by longtime friends and students of Sawai John and Elizabeth Fal coner of Duo En. Sawai's works are known for being elegant\, passionate\, and free-spirited\, and several works in the series are US debuts.\n\nThe Winter concert will feature diverse winter-themed works by Sawai\, includ ing two works for koto and shamisen\, featuring guest artist Marcia Takamu ra on shamisen: "Tsurukame" (Auspicous Celebration) and "Ginga" (Milky Way ) . Guest koto player Curt Patterson from Tokyo will also be performing Sa wai's dynamic "Sanka" (Song of Praise) and Duo En will perform "Jogen no K yoku) "Cresent Moon" for koto and shakuhachi bamboo flute. The well-known "Kagero" (Shimmering Vision) for two koto will be performed by Brian and Elizabeth Falconer.\n\nFurther information can be found at www.freewebs.co m/simplysawai or contacting Elizabeth Falconer\, en@duoen.com\, phone 425- 430-1972.\n SUMMARY:The Music of Sawai Tadao: Seattle Concert URL:/en/events/2008/01/18/sawai-tadao-seattle-concert/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR