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2004 New York Shakuhachi Festival - Concert Program

Thursday
July 29, 2004
4:00 - 6:00 PM

Kimmel Center
Eisner-Lubin Auditorium

Guest Tickets
$15.00


"Chirashi - Mixed Flavors of the Shakuhachi"
Performances by Shakuhachi players of professional (Sensei) level
Yokoyama Katsuya Sensei..................
Video Greeting
Alcvin Ramos.............................
“Yamagoe”
Steve Cohn...............................
"Three Different Flutes"
Allen Nyoshin Steir and Mallie Bowman....
“Bamboo and Bone”
Simura Zenpo (Renpoken and Kizenken).....
“Tsuru no Sugomori”
Slant Performance Group..................
"Vibrations"
Philip Gelb ............................. "Matthew's Garden"
Andrew MacGregor, comp. Miyata Kõhachirõ.
“Tsuchi no Sakebi"
Kiku Day (Solo Improvisation korokoro)...
“La folie du moment”
John Singer and Brian Ritchie 2.2 & 1.7..
"Akebono Rokudan"
Tomoe Kaneko and Matsushita Shunzan......
"Kumoijishi Genso" (Kumoijishi Fantasie)

 

Friday
July 30, 2004

8:00 - 9:00 PM

Kimmel Center
Eisner-Lubin Auditorium



Guest Tickets
$15.00

One ticket covers both Friday evening concerts

"Shakuhachi and Other Instruments"
Concert Performances by
Brian Ritchie Shakuhachi Club............
"Watazumi's Tea Bowl"
Jim Schlefer and Ishigure Masayo (Koto)..
"Duo"
T.M. Hoffman and Naren Budakar,
Shakuhachi and Tabla)....................
“Evening Raga from Hindustan”
Philip Gelb with Jane Rigler (flute)..... "Improvisation"
Elizabeth Brown, Shoji Mizumoto, (with electronics), Composer Frances White.....
“Centre Bridge”
Anne Norman and Peter Hagen play
Shakuhachi and Harpsichord...............
G.F. Handel
Christopher Yohmei Blasdel and
Mika Kimula, Composer Seki Ichiro........
“Two Ancient Songs for Voice and Shakuhachi”
John Kaizan Neptune, Shakuhachi, Koga Masayuki, Shakuhachi, and Brian Ritchie,
Bass.....................................
"Tea for Three"
(Improvisation)

 

Friday
July 30, 2004

9:10 - 10:30 PM

Kimmel Center
Eisner-Lubin Auditorium

"Traditional Concert - Gaikyoku and Honkyoku"
Concert Performances by
Ralph Samuelson..........................
“Kyo Reibo”
Allen Nyoshin Steir, Shakuhachi,
Takamizu Mutsumi, Koto, Takayama Ashley,
Odori Jiuta Mae..........................


"Azuma Jishi"
Barry Nyosui Weiss.......................
“Sanya” (Dokyoku)
David Wheeler, Shakuhachi, Hiraoka Yoko Sangen...................................

"Kaji-Makura"
Kakizakai Kaoru (Shoganken)..............
“Reibo”
John Singer..............................
“Yugure no Kyoku”
(Edo period 1.8- Hisamatsu Fuyo)
Araki Kodo V (Shimotsuki)................
“Kyorei”
Kawase Junsuke (Gin-Ryu).................
“Koku”

 

Saturday
July 31, 2004
8:00 - 10:00 PM

Kimmel Center
Eisner-Lubin Auditorium

Guest Tickets
$15.00
"A New Perspective: International Women
Shakuhachi Masters"

Concert Performances by
Elizabeth Reian Bennett (Kinko-Ryu)......
"Tsuki no Kyoku"
Cynthia Nyoen Chaffee....................
"Six Flights of Stairs to a White Oasis "
Nancy Beckman (Phoenix Bell).............
"Hotaku"
Matsushita Shunzan (Tozan-Ryu Honkyoku)..
"Kogetsu-Cho"
Kiku Day (Betsuden)......................
"Shika no Tone"
Tomie Hahn with Pauline Oliveros, Accordion................................
"Yume" (dreams) - an Improvisation
Anne Norman and Peter Hagen, Harpsichord, Composer Dindy Vaughn....................

"Prayer for the Restoration of our Rivers" (two movements)
Bronwyn Kirkpatrick......................
"Miyama Higurashi"
Elizabeth Brown, Original Composition 1991.....................................

"Hermit Thrush"
Martha Fabrique, Composer Michael Twomey, Shakuhachi and poetry reading - a lyric, theatrical piece for shakuhachi..........


"Plank"
Tomoe Kaneko (Kinko-Ryu Honkyoku) .......
"Yugure no Kyoku"

 

Sunday
August 1, 2004

6:30 - 10:30 PM

(Two Concerts)


Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

Guest Tickets
$20.00

One ticket covers both Sunday evening concerts

"Modern Concert"
6:40 PM - 8:15 PM - David Wheeler, Emcee
Concert Performances by
Orchestral Shakuhachi Piece,
Composer James Nyoraku Schlefer..........

“Big Piece”
Kurahashi Yoshio with Shin Eaisung,
Violin, World Premiere Composer
Murray Hidary............................


"As You Like"
Koga Masayuki, Original Composition......
“Mission of Yoshida Seifu”
Andrew MacGregor, Composer Izumi Kõji....
“Kyõchiku (Crazy Bamboo) for Shakuhachi Solo”
James Franklin, Shakuhachi, Theramin,
Double Bass..............................

“Again the Stars”
Marco Lienhard (Original composition for Shakuhachi and Taiko)....................

"Dialogue"
Kakizakai, Matama, Furuya Senseis,
Composer F.Rando.........................

“Wadatsumi no Irkonomiya”
Fujiwara Dozan, Shakuhachi Solo, Composer Hozan Yamamoto...........................

“Kan-Otsu”
John Kaizan Neptune with Todd Isler, hand percussion...............................
"Kamogawa"
"Bamboo Born"
"West of Somewhere"
Mitsuhashi Kifu, Composer Moroi Makoto...
“Chikurai Gosho”

 

Sunday
August 1, 2004
Continued
8:15 PM - 8:35 PM

Shakuhachi Auction
A rare auction of donated shakuhachi from top makers.

8:35 PM - 8:45 PM

Intermission

8:45 PM - 10:30 PM
"Honkyoku Concert"
8:45 PM - 10:30 PM - David Wheeler, Emcee
Concert Performances by
Aoki Reibo and Aoki Shoji................
“Shika No Tone”
Matama Kazushi (Betsuden)................
“Tsuru no Sugomori”
Peter Hill...............................
“San’ an”
Nakamura Akikazu.........................
“Saji”
Kawamura Taizan (Tozan-Ryu)..............
“Kogetsu-Cho”
Furuya Teruo ............................
“Tsuru no Sugomori”
Ronnie Nyogetsu Reishin Seldin (Futaiken)
“Reibo”
Miyoshi Genzan (Tozan-Ryu)...............
“Mine no Tsuki”
Sakai Shodo (Meian-Futaiken).............
“Tsuru no Sugomori”
Takahashi Ryudo (Garyuken)...............
“Reibo”
Aoki Reibo...............................
“Oshu-Sashi”
- concert program end -