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New West Symphony: A Tour of Japan

New West Symphony

New West Symphony  New West Symphony: A Tour of Japan

“Perhaps it is music that will save the world.” ~Shinichi Suzuki

Thousands of teachers have taught music to hundreds of thousands of students since the mid-20th century with the Suzuki Method. The composers who feature in this masterful teaching strategy—Bach, Schubert, Mozart and Beethoven—are performed by the New West Symphony, featuring violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, alongside the mesmerizing sounds of Japanese traditional music and music from Japan over recent decades.

Presented from Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Streamed online

Michael Christie, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers and Alyssa Park, violins
Reiko Obata, koto
Benjamin Krasner, piano

Miyake, performed by Makoto Taiko, Japanese drum ensemble
MICHIO MIYAGI Haru No Umi (“Sea in Spring”)
TORU TAKEMITSU Three Film Scores
SHINICHI YUIZE Concerto No. 2 for Koto and Strings (3rd mvt.)
SCHUBERT Ave Maria
BEETHOVEN Für Elise
J.S. BACH Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
MOZART Serenade in D Major

All to be premiered online on Sunday, October 18, and available on-demand until November 14.

Tickets:
$15 per household for the concert; $25 for an All-Access Passport, which provides access to the concert plus complementary content exploring both music and cultural traditions

https://newwestsymphony.org/tour-of-japan-october/

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Program

TORU TAKEMITSU

Three Film Scores

J.S. BACH

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor

MOZART

Serenade in D Major