Masayo Ishigure—“Koto 360°”

From the CFA:

Masayo Ishigure began playing the koto at the age of five in Gifu, Japan, and continues to stretch the limits of the thirteen-stringed instrument. She moved to New York City in 1992, and taught koto at Wesleyan University. A musical dialogue between the east and west, this concert features traditional Japanese instruments alongside classical guitar, tap dancing, and percussion. “Koto 360°” includes contemporary compositions by Hikaru Sawai, John Neptune, and a New England premiere by Celil Refik Kaya.

Date: Friday, February 16th
Time: 8 PM
Place: Crowell Concert Hall
Price: $28 general public; $26 senior citizens, Wesleyan faculty/staff/alumni, non-Wesleyan students; $6 Wesleyan students, youth under 18 (reserved seating)

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