Performing Asia: Traditional And Contemporary Chamber Music For Two Shakuhachi, Oboe, And Cello

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Combining the haunting sounds of the shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) with the musical language of the West, this concert features classic Zen Buddhist music and works by Minoru Miki and James Nyoraku Schlefer.

Performing Artists
Akihito Obama and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi
Alecia Lawyer, oboe
Richard Belcher, cello

Presented in collaboration with River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) and Kyo-Shin-An Arts, this unique program will also include a lively panel discussion featuring composer James Matheson, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Akihito Obama, and Maestro Edwin Outwater, moderated by Alecia Lawyer.

Note: This program complements ROCO’s concert “Pacific Crossings,” which takes place just two days later on November 14. It is free for ticket holders to “Pacific Crossings.” As space is limited, please RSVP at 713-496-9901 to reserve your seats.
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By: Asia Society Texas Center

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