Mail Magazine

 

Past Events

Concert

TOKYO EXPERIMENTAL FESTIVAL ― SOUND, ART & PERFORMANCE ― PART 1

Meet the Japanese Contemporary Musician Vol. 5 Music of Yosuke Yamashita/Selected projects for the Festival | Performance by the Awarded Winners'

  • Date:
    2010.12.20(Mon) - 2010.12.25(Sat)
    Admission:
    Please see each program.
    Organize:
    Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture, Tokyo Wonder Site
    Venue:
    TWS Shibuya
    Artist:
    Yosuke Yamashita, mamoru, Mayumi Orai × Ayako Okubo, Takahiro Tomatsu, ensemble cross.art 
    Booking: Please send a fax with name, address, phone number, name of concert and number of tickets to: 03-5766-3742, or email to: performingart10@tokyo-ws.org
    *The application will be closed as soon as the seats are fully reserved.
-------------------------

Tokyo Wonder Site (TWS) hosts an annual experimental sound festival which presents projects selected from an open application process. This year, the festival will take place at TWS Shibuya, starting by the Yosuke Yamashita's performance. We look forward to your participation.

-------------------------

Meet the Japanese Contemporary Musician Vol. 5  Music of Yosuke Yamashita

Date: December 20 (Mon.), 2010 Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Ticket: 2,000 Yen, Student 1,600 Yen [Please present your student ID at the reception desk.]
(Free Seating / Reservations required / Payment at the reception desk)

Performer:
Yosuke Yamashita(Piano, Talk), Toshi Ichiyanagi(Talk/Composer, Pianist), Kenichi Nakagawa(Talk/Pianist, Conductor), Shungo Mise(Violin), Fumiko Kai(Violin), Miyuki Sakanaka(Viola), Yasuo Maruyama(Cello)

Program:
Talk by Yosuke Yamashita
Talk & Piano Session: Yosuke Yamashita×Toshi Ichiyanagi×Kenichi Nakagawa
Yosuke Yamashita Piano Solo
Yosuke Yamashita≪Sudden Fiction≫(2006)

※Program is subject to change.

Yamashita_Bl_s.jpg 

-------------------------

Selected projects for the Festival | Performance by the Awarded Winners'

<Grand Prize>
mamoru "etude for everyday life"

Date: December 21 (Tue.), 2010  Start 14:00  *Fully booked
    December 22 (Wed.), 2010  Start 16:00 *Fully booked
    December 25 (Sat.), 2010  Start 13:00  *Fully booked
    December 25 (Sat.), 2010  Start:14:15  *Fully booked
    December 25 (Sat.), 2010  Start 15:30   *Fully booked
※Reservation required. 10 people for one performance.
※Please ask if there is a today's ticket or not in advance.
Ticket: ¥2,000
Performer:mamoru

Original sound loops, a few etudes derive from drinking hot tea, and "etude no.38 water and paper" would be presented.

Program:
etude no.13 ice
etude no.40 hot water and tea leaves
etude no.38 water and paper.

Profile:
The etude series that recodes everyday objects and practices into sound works has been shown in and out of Japan.

mamoru_image.jpg

-------------------------

<Special Prize>
Mayumi Orai × Ayako Okubo "~cimbalom, flute "Trance"~"

Date: December 21 (Tue.), 2010  Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Ticket: ¥2,000
Performer: Mayumi Orai (Cimbalom)/ Ayako Okubo (Flute) / Sumihisa Arima (Live Electronics)

Various sound created from cimbalom and flute with the electronics and voice comes from our body.. They fill the space with changing their colors and forms...as a kaleidoscope... Contemporary works for cimbalom and flute including a new commissioned work for flute solo.

Program:
Maurilio Cacciatore"Trance"(2006)
Yoshifumi Tanaka New piece(2010)
Yuji Takahashi"Maeander"(1973)

Profile:
Mayumi ORAI(Cimbalom) and Ayako OKUBO(Flute), have been working together with various composers and ensembles such as Accroche Note in europe. Since they met a piece, "Trance", for flute and cimbalom written for them in 2007, they form a Duo and give concerts together in Europe and Japan.

Orai_ss.jpg

-------------------------

<Special Prize>
TAKAHIRO TOMATSU "WHITE CUBE GYMNASIUM GRACEFUL SURVIVAL"

Date: December 22 (Wed.), 2010  Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Ticket: ¥800
Performer: Takahiro Tomatsu(Plan, Direction, Perform), Fumiaki Kanai (fight perform), Toshimitsu Nakagawa(sound operator), Muneteru Ujino(Technical Adviser)

The common feeling between mental derangement and martial art is the strike of fear. The program attempts to play music with the human body's strength in fears. Using gymnastic tools as music instruments, he will show his performance in the white cube "gym" by devoting all his powers between the fear and laugh.

Program:
National Anthem

Profile:
He participates in training of martial arts and enters many martial art matches while working as a lecturer of art program at psychiatric hospital. While participating in John Zorn's Cobra Tokyo Operation, Yokohama Triennale 2005 and GEISAI Invitational exhibition, he's expanding his activity field now.

Tomatsu.jpg

-------------------------

<Grand Prize>
ensemble cross.art "earseyes"

Date: December 25 (Sat.), 2010  Start 19:00 (Door Open 18:30)
Ticket: ¥3,000
Performer: Junko Yamamoto(Piano), Sun-Min Shim(Marimba), Masanori Oishi(Sax), Shungo Mise (Violin)

The ensemble cross.art's interdisciplinary project "eareyes" unites new instrumental music with short films. Young composers were commissioned to compose a soundtrack to one short film by the video artists Yukihiro Taguchi and Malaka Dewapriya.

Program:
Yoshifumi Tanaka "Nest"(2008)
Oliver Frick "Chasse au moment"(2008)
Nikolaus A Huber "clash music"(1988)

Profile:
"ensemble cross.art" is an ensemble for contemporary music and has been founded by a couple of lecturers of Musikhochschule Stuttgart. One of the ensemble's central concepts is to combine contemporary instrumental music with other media and art forms.

ensemble_ss.jpg

TOP