Performing Arts Series and the Washoe County Library System present a FREE event with Yumi Kurosawa
October 5 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Join Yumi Kurosawa, world-renowned Koto player for an interactive performance and discussion featuring Japan’s national instrument.
Yumi Kurosawa is one of today’s most captivating Koto soloists. Born and raised in a traditional Japanese music environment, she began studying the Koto at a young age and quickly rose to the upper echelons of her craft. Ever since she was a teenager, however, she constantly surrounded herself with contemporary music by Western music composers, integrating their melodies and phrasings into her solo Koto.
Yumi’s residency continues with an evening length performance alongside her trio on Thursday, October 6. Yumi will be joined by violinist Naho Parrini and tabla player and percussionist Eric Phinney. The program features exhilarating new compositions from Yumi alongside striking reinterpretations of favorites from her oeuvre.