Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Yumi Kurosawa

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Yumi Kurosawa

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Koto player, composer, improviser, and computer sound artist Yumi Kurosawa was born and raised in Japan and currently enjoys a celebrated international career as a concert performer. Now based New York City, Kurosawa has been lauded by the The New York Times for her graceful musicianship, “drawing on a timbral palette that ranges from warm and rounded to bright and metallic.” yumikuro.com

 

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: String Noise

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: String Noise

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Blurring the lines of classical and experimental avant-garde, violin duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim) reinvent the listening experience by performing each piece continuously with improvisational interludes. They will perform music written for them by David Lang, Pauline Kim Harris, Jessie Cox, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and 2018 Guggenheim fellow Eric Lyon’s The Book of Strange Positions, the title work of their debut album on Northern Spy Records. stringnoiseduo.com

 

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Elena Moon Park and Friends

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Elena Moon Park and Friends

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Elena Moon Park is a Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist with a passion for the preservation of diverse music and culture in the United States. Her album Rabbit Days and Dumplings—all-ages music featuring reimagined folk and children’s songs from East Asia, including Korea, Japan, China, Taiwan and Tibet—has received accolades including a Parent’s Choice Award and a feature on NPR’s All Things Considered. rabbitdays.com

 

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Erik Friedlander’s Black Phebe Trio

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can Music Series: Erik Friedlander’s Black Phebe Trio

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This summer’s concert series opens with Black Phebe Trio, comprising NYC-based cellist and composer Erik Friedlander with pianist and accordionist Shoko Nagai and percussionist Satoshi Takeishi. Friedlander describes Black Phebe as his “three trios in one” band. Nagai’s charismatic performance on accordion and piano/keyboards changes the feel of the group depending upon which instrument she’s playing.

Expanding Universe | Lecture & Dance Demonstration

Expanding Universe | Lecture & Dance Demonstration

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:30pm
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Noguchi Museum Senior Curator Dakin Hart and scholar Dr. Joellen Meglin discuss collaboration between Isamu Noguchi and Ruth Page, featuring a rarely-seen demonstration of Meglin’s recreation of Page's dance Expanding Universe, performed by Jennifer Conley.

Artists at Noguchi | Musical Performance: Sounds of Akari

Artists at Noguchi | Musical Performance: Sounds of Akari

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
Friday, April 6, 2018 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Featuring Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, Ashley Jackson, and Alice Teyssier

 

In celebration of the exhibition Akari: Sculpture by Other Means, The Noguchi Museum presents Sounds of Akari, a musical performance by violist Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti, harpist Ashley Jackson, and flutist Alice Teyssier in a program featuring an original composition by Lanzilotti and works by Claude Debussy, Andrew Norman, and Toru Takemitsu.

 

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