Events

2018
January
Emily Brontë – Through life and death, a chainless soul (world premiere)
Poetic mono-opera based on selected poems of Emily Brontë
for the 200th anniversary of the birth of Emily Brontë
Piano version
Friday, 01/05/18
Saturday, 01/06/18
08:00 PM
Terri Gallery at Tenri Cultural Institute of New York, NYC

Jessica Bowers, mezzo-soprano
Marilyn Nonken, piano
Toshihiro Sakuma, visual art installation

Robert Ian Mackenzie, recitation of poems before performance

2017
October

Lafcadio Hearn Project
Tuesday, 10/03/17, Matsue Kitahori Museum, Shimane (Japan)
Ubazakura
Satoko Inoue, piano
Keiko Ibaraki, narration

September
Lafcadio Hearn Project
Saturday, 09/30/17, Duchesne Room at International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo (Japan)
Ubazakura in English
Satoko Inoue, piano
John MacLachlan, narration

Lafcadio Hearn Project
Friday, 09/29/17, Ryogoku Monten Hall, Tokyo (Japan)
New work for piano and narration based on Lafcadio Hearn’s ghost story (Japanese premiere)
Ubazakura in Japanese
Satoko Inoue, piano
Keiko Ibaraki, narration

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Musashino Academia Musicae Ekoda Music School Lecturers Concert
Sunday, 09/10/17, Brahms Hall, Tokyo (Japan)
Sanctuary – Transciption for Marimba Duo
Haruko Takahashi; Makino Shimazaki, marimbas

August
78 Quincena Musical – “Speaking Objects” 1st Session, Ricardo Descalzo, piano
Thursday, 08/24/17, 08:00 PM, Kursaal Multipurpose Hall, San Sebastián (Spain)
Rain, Calling Autumn
Ricardo Descalzo, piano

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June
Lafcadio Hearn Project
Tuesday, 06/27/17, 08:00 PM, Large Room in the City Hall, Waterford (Ireland)
in association with the “Lafcadio Hearn Gardens” in Tramore
New work for piano and narration based on Lafcadio Hearn’s ghost story (world premiere)
Ubazakura in English
Satoko Inoue, piano
John McLachlan, narration

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Sundays@Noon: New Music for Piano
Sunday, 06/25/17, 12:00 PM, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin (Ireland)
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

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March
The 14th series of music of 20th and 21st centuries
Friday, 03/17/17, Auditorio in Conservatorio Superior de Salamanca, Madrid (Spain)
Sanctuary
Jesús Mozo-Colmenero, accordion

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2016
December

Word and Significant
Wednesday, 12/14/16
Thursday, 12/15/16
University of Costa Rica, San José (Costa Rica)
Sanctuary
Jesús Mozo-Colmenero, accordion

October
Aki Takahashi piano concert
Sunday, 10/02/16, 04:00 PM, Museum Haus Kasuya, Yokosuka (Japan)
Across the Universe
Aki Takahashi, piano

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February
FKN Club Concert / from Hyper Beatles
Saturday, 02/13/16, Music Hall, Seoul (South Korea)
Across the Universe
Hyun-Mook Lim, piano

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2015
July

Clásicos en Verano 2015 / Dúo Klimt
Saturday, 07/11/15, 08:00 PM, Iglesia de la Purísima Concepción, Madrid (Spain)
Sanctuary for Accordion
Jesús Mozo-Colmenero, accordion

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Concert by Reading and Marimba
Saturday, 07/04/15, 02:00 PM, Yaizu Cultural Center Samll Hall, Shizuoka (Japan)
Memory of the Woods with The Story of Aoyagi
Makoto Nakura, marimba

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Percussion Quartet “FourMallets” Concert 2015
Friday, 07/03/15, 07:15 PM, Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center, Kagoshima (Japan)
Sanctuary – Transcription for Marimba Duo
FourMallets: Takako Nakama, marimba; Tomomi Murata, marimba

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May
The 31st Emerging Percussionists Concert
Monday, 05/04/15, 11:00 AM, Wako Civic Cultural Center “Sun Azalea”, Saitama (Japan)
The Woman in the Dunes for Solo Percussionist
Anzu Kubo, percussion

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April
VII Semena de Música de los Siglos XX y XXI
Monday, 04/27/15, Segovia (Spain)
Sanctuary for Accordion (Spanish premier)
Jesús Mozo-Colmenero, accordion

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2014
October

UTARI – Tokyo debut concert
Friday, 10/24/14, 07:00 PM, JT Art Hall Affinis, Tokyo (Japan)
Sanctuary – Transcription for Marimba Duo
Haruka Fujii, marimba; Rika Fujii, marimba

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August
Kiyohiko Kudo Marimba Concert
Tuesday, 08/12/14, 07:00 PM, Iruma-shi Cultural Creation Studio “Amigo”, Saitama (Japan)
Memory of the Woods
Kiyohiko Kudo, marimba

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May
Mizuki Aita Percussion Recital
Thursday, 05/08/14, 07:00 PM, Suginami Public Hall / Small Hall, Tokyo (Japan)
The Woman in the Dunes for Solo Percussionist
Mizuki Aita, percussion

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April
Composer’s Voice: Japan Perspective III
Sunday, 04/13/14, 01:00 PM, Jan Hus Church, NYC
Winter Shadow
Kazuki Ueki, guitar; Kenji Haba, guitar

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2013
November

Oeuvres des membres du jury du Concours de Composition 2013
Friday, 11/29/13, 08:00 PM, Saint-Michel Church, Fribourg (Switzerland)
Ancient Echoes from the Val d’Anniviers for Brass Quintet (world premiere)
Voyage for Flute, Viola and Harp (2000)
Ensemble of the Haute Ecole de Musique

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“Forest Trilogy” for marimba and choir
Friday, 11/01/13, 06:30 PM, Kobe Bunka Hall, Kobe (Japan)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Kobe City Philharmonic Chorus
Yusuke Ishihara, cond.

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July
Music Festival Valendas
Sunday, 07/14/13, 04:00 PM, Church Mistail (Alvaschein at Tiefencastel), Graubünden (Switzerland)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
for Choir and Marimba
Ramon Kündig, marimba
Altaun Chamber Choir
Thüring Bräm, conductor

Music Festival Valendas
Saturday, 07/13/13, 08:30 PM, Stone Church Cazis, Graubünden (Switzerland)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
for Choir and Marimba
Ramon Kündig, marimba
Altaun Chamber Choir
Thüring Bräm, conductor

Music Festival Valendas
Friday, 07/12/13, 08:30 PM, Village Church Valendas, Graubünden (Switzerland)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
for Choir and Marimba (Swiss Premiere)
Ramon Kündig, marimba
Altaun Chamber Choir
Thüring Bräm, conductor

2012
November

Music of Wood and Forest III
Friday, 11/02/12, 07:00 PM, Matsukata Hall, Kobe (Japan)
Prologue and Five WAKA by Saigyo
as part of “Forest Trilogy”
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Kobe City Philharmonic Chorus
Yusuke Ishihara, cond.

PASIC 2012: The Fujii Duo
Friday, 11/02/12, 05:00 PM, Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, Indiana
Sanctuary – Transcription for Marimba Duo
Haruka Fujii, Rika Fujii, marimbas

October
The World of Yoshio Hachimura
Thursday, 10/18/12, 07:00 PM, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Recital Hall, Tokyo (Japan)
The Woman in the Dunes for Solo Percussionist
– inspired by Kobo Abe’s novel, “The Woman in the Dunes” (Japanese premiere)
Mizuki Aita, percussion

The Arts Converge: Contemporary Art and Asian Musical Traditions
Friday, 10/12/12, 08:00 PM, NIU Music Building Recital Hall, DeKalb, IL
The Woman in the Dunes for Solo Percussionist
– inspired by Kobo Abe’s novel, “The Woman in the Dunes” (world premiere)
Gregory Beyer, percussion

September
European Premiere of “Forest Trilogy” (2)
Saturday, 09/15/12, Hambleden Concerts Henley on Thames, Henley on Thames (England)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
as part of “Forest Trilogy”
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Kyoto Gewandhaus Choir

European Premiere of “Forest Trilogy” for marimba and choir
Friday, 09/14/12, St. Mary the Virgin, Buckland, Oxfordshire (England)
Five WAKA by Saigyo
as part of “Forest Trilogy”
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Kyoto Gewandhaus Choir

Monten Moving Live
Friday, 09/07/12, 06:30 PM, Cultural Center Morishita, Tokyo
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

August
Satoko Inoue Recital at Suntory Summer Festival
Sunday, 08/26/12, 02:00 PM, Suntory Hall Blue Rose (Small Hall), Tokyo
RYUSUIMON Study for piano with imagery
Satoko Inoue, piano

July
The Fujii Duo concert
Thursday, 07/19/12, 08:00 PM, Room 309, The Juilliard School 60 Lincoln Center, New York
Sanctuary – Transcription for Marimba Duo
Haruka and Rika Fujii, marimbas

2011
December

Music Documents ’11 /#12 Media: Works by Image and Music
Saturday, 12/17/11, 07:00 PM, Monnaka Tenjo Hall, Tokyo
RYUSUIMON Study (Japanese premiere)
Satoko Inoue, piano
Kristine Marx: imagery

Satoko Inoue Piano Recital: from Tokyo
Sunday, 12/04/11, 05:00 PM, Reisinger Concert Hall / Sarah Lawrence College, NY
RYUSUIMON Study (world premiere)
Satoko Inoue, piano
Kristine Marx, imagery

October
Kyoto Gewandhaus Chor 36th Regular Concert
Sunday, 10/02/11, 03:00 PM, Kyoto Fumin Hall ALTI, Kyoto
Prologue for Forest Trilogy (world premiere)
Tsuyako Onishi, narration; Makoto Nakura, marimba
Five WAKA by Saigyo (Japanese premiere)

July
Haruka Fujii Solo Percussion Concert
Friday, 07/22/11, 07:00 PM, Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall, Tokyo
Memory of the Woods
Haruka Fujii, marimba

May
Cantori New York Obbligato III: MARIMBA / exotic
Saturday, 05/07/11, 08:00 PM, Church of the Holy Trinity, NYC
Five WAKA by Saigyo (world premiere)
as part of “Forest Trilogy” for Marimba and Mixed Chorus
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Cantori New York, chorus

April
Carnegie Hall Japan NYC/Neighborhood Concert: Line C3 Percussion Group
Saturday, 04/02/11, 08:00 PM, LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Queens, NY
Sanctuary – Transcription for Marimba Duo
Haruka Fujii, marimba; Chris Thompson, marimba

January
Makoto Nakura Marimba Recital
Monday, 01/10/11, 06:30 PM, Kyoto City University of Arts Concert Hall, Kyoto (Japan)
Memory of the Woods with The Story of Aoyagi
Makoto Nakura, marimba

2010
September

Sunday, 09/05/10, 04:00 PM, Musik am Ritterweg, Sarnen (Switzerland)
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Kato, piano

July
Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar 2010 Faculty Concert
Monday, 07/26/10, 07:30 PM, The Juilliard School room 309, NYC
Memory of the Woods
Haruka Fujii, marimba

May
9th Mersin International Music Festival / Satoko Inoue Piano Recital
Wednesday, 05/26/10, Mersin Culture Hall, Mersin, Turkey
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

Satoko Inoue Piano Recital – Turkish and Japanese Piano Music
Monday, 05/24/10, Turkish-Japanese Foundation Culture Center, Ankara, Turkey
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

Satoko Inoue Piano Recital – Turkish and Japanese Piano Music
Tuesday, 05/18/10, Borusan Music House. Istanbul, Turkey
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

April
Guitar Plus: Crazy Jane
Friday, 04/23/10, 07:30 PM, Symphony Space, NYC
The Idea of Order at Key West (world premiere)
Patrick Mason, Baritone; David Starobin, guitar; Daniel Druckman, percussion

Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival 2010
Monday, 04/05/10, 07:30 PM, Symphony Space, NYC
Mindscape – Four Poetic Images
Cygnus Ensemble

March
Guitar Duo ‘U.d.E 97’ concert tour 2010
Friday, 03/26/10, 07:00 PM, Harajuku Ako Studio, Tokyo Japan
Winter Shadow
Gaku Yamada, guitar; Makoto Dobashi, guitar

Guitar Duo ‘U.d.E 97’ concert tour 2010
Friday, 03/12/10, 07:00 PM, Hiroshima City East Ward Cultural Center Small Hall, Hiroshima, Japan
Winter Shadow
Gaku Yamada, guitar; Makoto Dobashi. guitar

2009
September

NIU School of Music Guest Artist Series
Monday, 09/21/09, 08:00 PM, NIU Music Building Recital Hall
The Woman in the Dunes
same program as September 20. (See the 20th)

NIU School of Music Guest Artist Series
Sunday, 09/20/09, 08:00 PM, NIU Music Building Recital Hall, DeKalb, IL
The Woman in the Dunes
Midori Kanazawa, actress; Kristine Marx, video artist; Gregory Beyer, percussionist

Music Documents 09 #5 Piano Works
Saturday, 09/12/09, 07:00 PM, Monnaka-Tenjo-Hall, Tokyo
Rain, Calling Autumn
Satoko Inoue, piano

May
Wood & Forest Concert
Wednesday, 05/06/09, 07:00 PM, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, Kansas
Memory of the Woods for “Aoyagi Monogatari”
Makoto Nakura, marimba
directed by Nakura, photography by Emi Hatsugai, computer graphics by Kouji Ui

Music With A View @ The Flea Theater
Monday, 05/04/09, 07:00 PM, The Flea Theater, NYC
The Woman in the Dunes
Midori Kanazawa, actress; Kristine Marx, video artist; Gregory Beyer, percussionist

2008
October

Buccaneers of Buzz: Celebrating the Honeybee
Sunday, 10/19/08, 03:00 PM, Brooks School Auditorium, MA
Memory of the Woods
Yuko Yoshikawa, marimba

March
Binghamton Philharmonic / South of the Border / Makoto Nakura Recital
Sunday, 03/02/08, 03:00 PM, First Presbyterian Church, Binghamton, NY
Memory of the Woods
Makoto Nakura, marimba

January
Speculum Musicae
Monday, 01/14/08, 08:00 PM, Merkin Concert Hall, NYC
Voyage for flute, viola and harp
Speculum Musicae

2007
July

River to River Festival / Makoto Nakura Marimba Recital
Monday, 07/16/07, 07:30 PM, Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University, NYC
Memory of the Woods for Aoyagi Story by Yakumo Koizumi (U.S. Premiere)
directed by Makoto Nakura, photography by Emi Hatsugai, computer graphic by Kouji Ui

Cygnus Ensemble at New York Guitar Seminar at Mannes
Sunday, 07/01/07, 07:30 PM – 10:00 PM, Mannes College of Music 150 West 85th St. NYC
Mindscape – Four Poetic Images
Cygnus Ensemble

March
Greg Giannascoli Marimba Recital
Saturday, 03/17/07, 02:00 PM, YAMAHA Piano Salon 689 Fifth Avenue, NYC
Memory of the Woods
Greg Giannascoli, marimba

2006
November

PASIC – Focus Day: Proper Glue Duo
Wednesday, 11/08/06, 12:15 PM, Austin Convention Center, Texas (USA)
Sanctuary – Transciption for Marimba Duo (Premiere)
Proper Glue Duo

July
ABBEY BACH FESTIVAL / Makoto Nakura Recital
Wednesday, 07/26/06, 08:00 PM, Damian Center, Oregon (USA)
Memory of the Woods
Makoto Nakura, marimba

Makoto Nakura Marimba Concert
Saturday, 07/01/06, 06:30 PM, Toyama Family Park (Japan)
Memory of the Woods for Aoyagi Monogatari by Yakumo Koizumi
Makoto Nakura, marimba
dorected by Makoto Nakura, photography by Emi Hatsugai, computer graphic by Kouji Ui

June
Makoto Nakura with New York Composers
Sunday, 06/25/06, 02:30 PM, Kobe Fugetsudo Hall (Japan)
Memory of the Woods for Aoyagi Monogatari by Yakumo Koizumi
Makoto Nakura, marimba
directed by Makoto Nakura, photography by Emi Hatsugai, computer graphic by Kouji Ui

Andrew Dunsmore in Recital
Wednesday, 06/21/06, 08:00 PM, Petro Canada Hall, Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Music (Canada)
Memory of the Woods
Andrew Dunsmore, marimba

Da Capo Chamber Players 35th Anniversary Season / EARS TO THE EAST
Tuesday, 06/06/06, 08:00 PM, Merkin Concert Hall, NYC
Rain, Calling Autumn
Blair McMillen, piano

May
Claudio Jacomucci Accordion Recital
Wednesday, 05/24/06, Eglise de Triors, Lyon (France)
Sanctuary
Claudio Jacomucci, accordion

Música Contemporánea para guitarra de México y japón
Saturday, 05/20/06, (Mexico)
Winter Shadow
Juan Carlos Laguna, guitar; Norio Sato, guitar

April
Cygnus Ensemble / The Varieties of Musical Experiences
Sunday, 04/23/06, 08:00 PM, Merkin Concert Hall NYC
Mindscape – Four Poetic Images for sextet
Cygnus Ensemble

Graduating Recital by Andrew Dunsmore
Tuesday, 04/04/06, 08:30 PM, The University of Toronto Water Hall at Edward Johnson Building (Canada)
Memory of the Woods
Andrew Dunsmore, marimba

March
Intramuros du Gmem
Friday, 03/03/06, 07:30 PM, Atelier/Studio Gmem 15 rue de Cassis 13008 Marseille (France)
Winter Shadow
Wim Hoogewerf, guitar; Caroline Delume, guitar