TAIKOPROJECT and Ryutaro Kaneko: LifeRhythm (World Premiere)
LifeRhythm seamlessly blends the sublime virtuosity of renowned percussionist Ryutaro Kaneko with the undeniable energy of TAIKOPROJECT, an ensemble of premiere taiko drummers committed to preserving and advancing the Japanese art of taiko in the U.S. From the small Japanese cymbals known as chappa to the five-foot-diameter, 300-pound Ohira drum, LifeRhythm showcases a variety of taiko instruments, as well as the yokobue (Japanese bamboo flute), marimba, and koto (Japanese harp), in an unforgettable heart-pounding experience.
LACMA, Bing Theater
LACMA members & seniors 62+: $18 | General guest: $25
Tickets: 323 857-6010 or purchase online
Note: Student tickets are not available, and tickets for LACMA members/seniors are limited for this concert.
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This project is funded by the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs, Creative Exchange International Initiative, and the Japan Foundation, Performing Arts Japan Grant Program. Art & Music is supported in part by The Aaron Copland Fund for Music. In-kind media support is provided by Classical KUSC FM 91.5.