A Future of the Present Past - Kojiro Umezaki, Shakuhachi

Faculty Artist Series

A Future of the Present Past

Kojiro Umezaki, shakuhachi

Jenny Soonjin Kim, piano


Saturday, February 3, 2018

8:00 pm | Approx. 70 mins.

Winifred Smith Hall

Kojiro Umezaki, of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, and Jenny Kim, fortepiano, present works for shakuhachi, fortepiano, electronics, and more. The program includes selections from Japanese composer Michio Mamiya’s Five Finnish Folk Songs arranged for the first time for the improbable combination of Monty Levenson’s shakulute—a hybrid shakuhachi-flute—and fortepiano.

General $19
Seniors, Groups 10+, UCI Faculty & Staff $16
UCI Students & Children under 17 $6

Shuttle services will begin one hour before showtime and will meet patrons on Level Two (Mesa Road street level) of the Mesa Parking Structure, by the elevator. Advance notice is appreciated, but not required.  For additional information, please call the Arts Box Office (949) 824-2787 or email artstix@uci.edu.  (Schedules are subject to change. See posted schedule at http://www.arts.uci.edu/shuttle)

(Photo: Kojiro Umezaki performing with the Silk Road ensemble, ©Max Whittaker)