We will hold concert "Italian composers meet Noh" in 2016 when will be 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relation between Japan and Italy. A Noh performer, Ryoko Aoki has commissioned internationally renowned composers to write works for Noh voice. From her repertoire, she will perform two Italian composers, Federico Gardella and Valerio Sannicandro with the Italian virtuoso flutist, Mario Caroli. In the latter half, one of important Italian composers at present, Stefano Gervasoni will be featured. Gervasoni's good collaborators, Mario Caroli and a highly reputed French quartet, Quatuor Diotima will play his pieces, which will be Japanese premiere. At this special occasion, we will commission him a new piece for Noh voice and string quartet and premiere it to celebrate 150th anniversary between Japan and Italy.
- Talk: Stefano Gervasoni "Meeting Noh"
- Federico Gardella "Voice of Wind" for Noh voice and bass flute (2012) 10mins
- Valerio Sannicandro "trois chants Noh" for Noh voice and flutes (2011) 10mins
- Stefano Gervasoni "Ravine" for flute (2000) (Japan premiere) 15mins
- Stefano Gervasoni "Clamour" for string quartet (2014) (Japan premiere) 30mins
- Stefano Gervasoni "new piece" for Noh voice and string quartet (World premiere)
Ryoko Aoki, Noh
Mario Caroli, flute
1 September 2016 (Thursday) 19:00-■venue
Umberto Agnelli Hall, Italian Cultural Institute Tokyo
2-1-30 Kudan Minami, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0074 TEL 03-3264-6011■Access
10min. from Metro Kudanshita sta. (2 Exit)
Advance ticket ￥3,000 Student ￥2,000
(A ticket sold on the day of the performance ￥3,500 Student ￥2,500)
Tickets sale will start on 20 June 2016.■booking
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"Italy meets Noh! Noh×Italian Contemporary Music"
presented by ensemble-no, Italian Cultural Institute
organized by ensemble-no
managed by Okamura & Company Inc
supported by Japan Arts Council, Arts Council Tokyo (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation of History and Culture), Nomura Foundation, The Asahi Shimbun Foundation