Artists at Noguchi | Hideo Yamaki & Bill Laswell

Artists at Noguchi | Hideo Yamaki & Bill Laswell

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Noguchi Museum presents a one-night-only concert with two world-renowned musicians, Japanese drummer Hideo Yamaki and bassist Bill Laswell. They will be joined by a very special musical guest for a one-hour improvised set inspired by Isamu Noguchi’s sculptures. Noguchi was an engaged appreciator of the world’s music, and his stone sculpture installation provides an intimate setting for this collaboration.

 

Doors at 7 pm; begins promptly at 7:30 pm
Beer generously provided by Big aLICe Brewing Co.

 

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 visionary Yumi Kurosawa presents original and classic Japanese music on Japan’s traditional instrument. Every era does something different with its musical traditions, and each moment considers its music “new.” Kurosawa is devoted to creating her own music, combining the spirit of the traditional with music of the larger world.

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 avant-garde, the “trailblazing” (Time Out New York) duo String Noise (Conrad Harris and Pauline Kim Harris) will perform music by Georg Friedrich Haas (Fuga), David Lang (Warmth), Pauline Kim Harris (Sugar), Jessie Cox (Dark, Light), Paul Reller (Piss Rows) and Richard Carrick (Phosphene). The performance also features punk covers and the title work of their debut album on Northern Spy Records, The Book of Strange Positions, by 2018 Guggenheim fellow Eric Lyon.

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.

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