Monday, April 03, 2006

concerts this week in Ithaca

Another packed week of concerts in Ithaca.

4/6, Thursday 1230 pm in B20
Midday Music at Lincoln: features groups from the Chamber Music Ensembles program playing works by Schumann, Beethoven, and Bartok.

4/6, Thursday 515 pm in Johnson Museum
Join Us for a Concert of Japanese Koto and Shakuhachi
At the Johnson Museum on April 6, 2006

The Cornell East Asia Program and the Johnson Museum of Art are pleased to announce that the international virtuouso, Ryuko Mizutani, will perform on the koto (Japanese zither) in a free concert at the Johnson Museum on April 6, 2006 at 5:15 PM.

Ryuko Mizutani graduated from the NHK (Japanese National Broadcasting Company) School for Performers of Traditional Japanese Instruments. Since 1987 she has studied both classical and modern koto music under the world renowned koto masters Tadao and Kazue Sawai. Ryuko explores new musical possibilities for the koto by collaborating with western musicians and artists. Ryuko has toured all over Europe and Asia, and she regularly performs and teaches in Japan and the United States. She currently resides in Rochester, NY. For more information about Ryuko:

In this concert Ryuko will be accompanied on the shakuhachi (bamboo flute) by Sahoko Ichikawa, who teaches Japanese in Cornell's intensive FALCON program.

The program will include pieces from the traditional, early modern and modern repertoire. The concert is free and open to all.
For details:

4/6 Thursday 8 pm in Barnes Hall
Joint senior recital: Sarah Rice, cello, and Mary Elizabeth Sutherland, harp.

4/8, Saturday 8 pm in Statler Auditorium
Cornell Concert Series: Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings; H. Robert Reynolds, conductor. Works by Stravinsky, Dahl, Kramer, Hartmann, and Mozart. Admission: General $22, 15; Students $12, 9.
also don't forget the masterclass they are teaching on Saturday morning 4/8

4/9, Sunday 3 pm in Barnes Hall
Festival Chamber Orchestra; Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor. Music by Cornell graduate composers Norbert Palej, Kay Rhie, Sean Shepherd, and Spencer Topel.

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