2011-04-03

CONCERT FOR JAPAN

CONCERT FOR JAPAN

Saturday, April 9, 11 AM — 11 PM
100% of proceeds from this event will go to the 
Japan Earthquake Relief Fund
.

Japan Society presents a 12-hour concert benefiting organizations that directly help people affected by the earthquake and tsunamis that struck Japan. With dozens of music acts and performances throughout the day, confirmed performers for the GALA BLOCKS, organized by John Zorn, include Philip GlassHal WillnerLou ReedLaurie Anderson and ZornRyuichi Sakamoto; and Bill Laswell with gigi band. In addition to the music, CONCERT FOR JAPAN offers special activities for all ages, from making origami cranes and washi lanterns for good wishes to unlimited access to Bye Bye Kitty!!!.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

CONCERT SCHEDULE


11 AM
12:30 PM
OPEN CONCERT
New York Suwa Taiko Association led by Hiro Kurashima, Cocolo Japanese Gospel Choir

12:20 PM 
GALA BLOCK
(GALA BLOCK ticket required) - 16 tickets have just become available due to a change in the Auditorium configuration. To purchase tickets please call the box office at: (212) 715-1258.
Philip Glass, & Hal Willner
Lou Reed, Laurie Anderson & John Zorn

2:45–4:00 PM
OPEN CONCERT 
No ticket required - seating is first come, first served
JAPANESE TRADITIONAL MUSIC: Masayo Ishigure and koto/shamisen ensemble “MIYABI” (koto, shamisen and shakuhachi), Mutsumi and Masumi Takamizu (koto), James Nyoraku Schlefer (shakuhachi), Sadahiro Kakitani (ryuteki - gagaku flute), Taikoza (taiko), Yumi Kurosawa (koto). (Performance order TBD)

4:15–5:15 PM
OPEN CONCERT 
No ticket required - seating is first come, first served
WESTERN CLASSICAL AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC: Taka Kigawa (piano), Mari Kimura (violin), Makoto Nakura (marimba) (Performance order TBD)

6:00 – 7:20 PM
GALA BLOCK 
GALA BLOCK ticket required - SOLD OUT
Ryuichi Sakamoto with Special Guests
M.O.D. Technologies, Bill Laswell, Gigi, Bernie Worrell, Hideo Yamaki and many others

8–11 PM
OPEN CONCERT 
No ticket required - seating is first come, first served
Hard Nips, Echostream, The Suzan, Me & Mars, DJ Aki
Plus Salmé from Tokyo!
(Performance order TBD)

*Special thanks to volunteer organizers: John Zorn, James Nyoraku Schlefer, and Hayden Brereton (Superglorious).



※柿谷は3時から15分間程の出演予定です。
Ustreamでも配信されるそうです。
http://www.ustream.tv/japansociety





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