“Tokyo to New York” Composer/Performers Concert at Tenri.
A concert featuring World Premiers and United States premiers of Tokyo- and NYC-based composer/performers with clarinetist/hichiriki player Thomas Piercy performing each work with the composer.
Music for clarinet, hichiriki, piano, cello, and gagaku ensemble.
World premiers by Chen Yihan, Bin Li, Paul Morin, Miho Sasaki, Michael Schelle.
United States premiers by Chatori Shimizu, Hifumi Shimoyama, and Isaji Sunao.
Chen Yihan “Little rituals here and there” from “Changqiang” for clarinet and piano (World Premier)
Bin Li – “Netori, Netori” chamber concerto for clarinet and gagaku ensemble (World Premier)
Paul Morin – “Hope” for clarinet and piano (World Premier)
Miho Sasaki – “The Soul of Lights Freeze” for clarinet and piano (World Premier)
Michael Schelle – “Chords That Rhyme With Your Eyes” for clarinet and piano (World Premier)
Chatori Shimizu –”Shiki to Unkai II” for sho and cello (United States Premier)
Hifumi Shimoyama – “Icefall 2” for solo clarinet (United States Premier)
Isaji Sunao – “Dancing Piper” for solo hichiriki (United States Premier)
Thomas Piercy, clarinet/hichiriki
Lester St. Louis, cello
Lish Lindsey, ryuteki
Hiroshi Ebina, hichiriki
Jun Ando, koto
Bin Li, biwa/composer
Chatori Shimizu, sho/composer
Chen Yihan, piano/composer
Paul Morin, piano/composer
Miho Sasaki, piano/composer
Michael Schelle, piano/composer
TENRI CULTURAL INSTITUTE
43 W. 13th St.
NY, NY 10011
Tickets: $30 ($15 Seniors/Students)
(917) 825-3478 or (212) 645-2800
SATURDAY | NOVEMBER 18, 2017 | 7PM
TOKYO TO NEW YORK CONCERTS
A Co-Presentation of Tenri Arts and Tokyo to New York Concerts.