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Aspects of Japanese Contemporary Music

10 February 2017, 7:00 p.m. Japan Foundation, Cologne
Universitätsstraße 98, 50674 Köln, Germany
11 February 2017, 9:00 p.m. TUFA, Trier, Great Hall
OPENING 2017 — International Festival of Contemporary Soundart
Tuchfabrik Trier, Wechselstraße 4-6, 54290 Trier, Germany

Joji Yuasa: Horn Locus (European Premiere) — A Winter Day - Homage to Basho -
Hiroyuki Yamamoto: Contour-ism VI (European Premiere)
Tomoko Fukui: doublet + 1 (European Premiere)
Toru Takemitsu: Rain Spell
Gerhardt Müller-Goldboom, conductor

Tomoko Fukui

Hiroyuki Yamamoto

We put our focus beside two internationally wellknown masters of nowadays Japanese music on the younger generation. Tomoko Fukui and Hiroyuki Yamamoto came into our view as the most sparkling composers writing intensive and exciting pieces. Consequently listening to sounds before writing them down and a sophisticated tuning system may mark as characteristics their two pieces performed in this program always turning around into the unexpected. We are very glad to perform three pieces during these two evenings for the first time in Europe.

Tickets in Cologne

Tickets in Trier