Hiraki: Tsunami Loss & Hope
Settlement Music School / Friends of the Japanese House and Garden / KyoDaiko
KyoDaiko Taiko Drummers of Philadelphia will perform two versions of this stunning program:
April 13 at Settlement Music School
7:00 PM - Hiraki and other Taiko Drumming selections by KyoDaiko
Free for Children Ages 12 and under
April 18 at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
5:00 - 6:45 PM - Tour of Shofuso Japanese House
7:00 PM - Hiraki performed by KyoDaiko
Outdoors, weather permitting
Hiraki: Tsunami Loss and Hope is a world-premiere from Taiko Drumming sensation Kaoru Watanabe, commissioned especially for PIFA. Kaoru was selected not only for his talent as a composer and taiko performer, but because he spent significant time training in the affected Tohoku region.
This performance is funded in part by support from The Philadelphia Cultural Fund.
Kaoru Watanabe - Composer / Choreographer / Featured Performer
Tamiko Laincz - Costume Designer
KyoDaiko Taiko Drummers of Philadelphia
Performers:Rodel Atanacio, Debbie Blaise, Paul Butler, Jen Chiappardi, Kimiko Doherty, Lei Lynne Doo Horvick, Ana Hernandez, Christina King Smith, Tamiko Laincz, Art Lee, Anne Lee, Tom Mistretta, Kazumi Myran, June O’Neill, Kris Rudzinski, Therese Stephen, Cathi Tillman, & Audrey Tuckerman
April 13 & 18
Settlement Music School
Mary Louise Curtis Branch
416 Queen Street
Phila, PA 19147
Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
100 Horticulture Dr
Phila, PA 19131
$20 General Admission
$15 Tickets available for Seniors (65+) and Students (with ID) available at the box office.
10% Discount for Groups 10+ available at the box office or by phone.
Apr 13, 2013
Apr 18, 2013