Arts at Tenri presents

Ensemble East
Music from the Courts of the Samurai

Saturday, March 13, 2010, 8:00pm

Ensemble East is a chamber music ensemble featuring Japanese instruments: Koto, Shamisen, and Shakuhachi. The group has toured throughout the US, South America and the Caribbean and each individual member has a distinguished international performing and recording career. Ensembe East performs the classical music of Japan's Edo period as well as modern and contemporary ensemble music for Japanese instruments.

The Program on March 13 will feature the premiere of James Nyoraku Schlefer's "Sankyoku No. 1," plus music of Miyagi Michiyo, Hikaru Sawai, and Elizabeth Falconer.

(In photo from left to right: James Nyoraku Schlefer, Masayo Ishigure, Charles Tang)

*Program is subject to change

The Place
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, New York, NY
(212) 645-2800


$25 general, $20 students/seniors