Hope you are having
a good summer.
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the inception of the
relations between the United States and Japan, Sachiyo Ito and Company will present its concert
of 32nd New York season concert on September
18, 2004. Featured will be a rare performance of the kabuki dance drama
Onatsu Kyoran (Onatsu, the Insane), with guest artist from Japan, Shogo Fujima; two Okinawan dances accompanied by New York Okinawa Sanshin Club: Chibari Daiko and Chondara.
Onatsu Kyoran is one of several epochal dance
dramas that were created in the new era fostered by the opening of Japan in
1868, whose impetus was initiated by Treaty of Friendship between USA and Japan
in 1854. The program will also
include Night Pond choreographed by Ito to shakuhachi music composed by
Geoffrey Lependorf, and Morning Song, a premier, choreographed by Mr.
Fujima to contemporary koto music by Tadao Sawai--both accompanied live by James
Noyraku Schlefer and Charles
A concert ticket is $20, an advance
ticket is $15. For a group of more than 10, we offer $10 a
ticket. For a member of Japan Society, Haiku Society of
America, and Community of Mindfulness of New York Metro, Center for Jewish
History,we offer $12. For a special rate, please contact us: