JAMES NYORAKU SCHLEFER, Artistic Director
MEG FAGAN, Producer

Kyo-Shin-An Calendar

2015
Sat, Nov. 14,
5:00 pm

The Age of Air - World Premiere
A newly commissioned work by composer James Matheson for two shakuhachi and chamber orchestra. Featuring James Nyoraku Schlefer and Akihito Obama on shakuhachi and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Boulevard, Houston, TX
info
Wed, Nov. 4,
7:30 pm

Autumn Kammerraku with the Arianna Quartet, Yumi Kurosawa, koto, Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.

Leach Theater
Missouri S&T, Rolla
info
Tue, Nov. 3,
7:30 pm

Autumn Kammerraku with the Arianna Quartet, Yumi Kurosawa, koto, Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.

White Recital Hall
University of Missouri Kansas City
info
Mon, Nov. 2,
7:00 pm

Autumn Kammerraku with the Arianna Quartet, Yumi Kurosawa, koto, Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.  

Missouri Theater
University of Missouri Columbia
info
Sun, Nov. 1,
3:00 pm

Autumn Kammerraku with the Arianna Quartet, Yumi Kurosawa, koto, Yoko Reikano Kimura, shamisen and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.  

Touhill Performing Arts Center
University of Missouri St. Louis
info
Fri, Oct. 23,
8:00 pm

JAMU! Here and Now Series.Classical Jam with Yumi Kurosawa and James Nyoraku Schlefer. Repeat of the January 2015 sold-out performance at Tenri.

Bargemusic
Fulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn, NY
info
Sat, Aug. 15,
7:30 pm

NEWBURYPORT CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Featuring the world premiere of “Urashima Taro” by Jay Reise for shakuhachi and string trio plus other shakuhachi works with dancer. Pl,us “Rashomon” a Kyo-Shin-An commissioned work by Victoria Bond.

Newburyport, MA
76 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950 978-463-9776
 
2014
Sun, May 4,
4:00 pm

Exploding Bamboo: Piano trio and shakuhachi. Kathleen Supové, piano; Jennifer Choi,violin; Wendy Law, cello and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi. Featuring Kyo-Shin-An Arts commissions by Mari Kimura and  Randy Woolf, plus music by Mohammed Fairouz, Adrian Hon Chung Lam, Caroline Sha, and James Nyoraku Schlefer.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
Fri, May 2,
8:00 pm

Exploding Bamboo: A one-hour prequel to May 4.

The Phoenix Concerts
Church of Saint Matthew and Saint Timothy, 26 West 84th Street, New York City,
info
Sat, Apr. 5,
8:00 pm

Kammerraku with The Cassatt Quartet and Japanese Instruments. Featuring World premieres by three Hawaiian composers: Takuma Itoh, Thomas orsborne and Donald Womack.

The Doris Duke Theatre at the Honolulu Museum of Art
900 S. Beretania, Honolulu HI
info
Sun, Feb. 23,
4:00 pm

On Zephyr’s Strings.string trio and shakuhachi. Ensemble Epomeo: Diane Pascal, Violin; David Yang, Viola; Kenneth Woods, Cello with James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi. Featuring World premiere KSA commission from Victoria Bond.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
2013
Sun, Nov. 24,
4:00 pm

Kammerraku III with the Cassatt Quartet and James Nyoraku Schlefer, Yoko Reikano Kimura and Masayo Ishigure. Featuring the World Premiere of Schlefer’s septet Dream Corner, and Dvorak’s “American” Quartet.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
Sun, Oct. 27,
4:00 pm

Autumn Chrysanthemums III - the annual performance featuring Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and shamisen Master. Plus the World Premiere of Step by Step by Daniel Levitan, a KSA commission for shakuhachi and marimba. With Kory Grossman, percussion, Hikaru Tamaki, cello, and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
Fri, Jun. 14,
4:00 pm

Kammerraku with Yumi Kurasawa, James Nyoraku Schlefer and the Voxare String Quartet. Featuring a new koto quintet commission from Chad Cannon.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
 
Sat, May 4,
7:30 pm

James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi, in a program of traditional and contemporary solo music. Plus a newly commissioned work for voice and shakuhachi composed and performed by Gilda Lyons.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
 
Fri, May 31,
7:30 pm

Two World Premieres. Shakuhachi Concerto by Paul Moravec and Concertante by James Nyorkau Schlefer. Orchestra of the Swan, James Nyoraku Schlefer soloist; David Curtis, Conductor

Stratford Civic Hall
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
info
Sat, Mar. 9,
4:00 pm

Kammerraku with Yoko Reikano Kimura and the Euclid Quartet. Daron Hagen’s Koto Concerto:Genji.

Indiana University South Bend  
Fri, Feb. 22,
8:00 pm

Kammerraku with Yoko Reikano Kimura, James Nyoraku Schlefer, the Ciompi Quartet, and special guest Joseph Robinson, oboe.Works by Hagen, Moravec and Schlefer.

Nelson Music Room
Duke University
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2012
Fri, Nov. 30
time TBD

Kammerraku Four commissions for string quartet with koto, shamisen and shakuhachi featuring the Arianna Quartet

Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
University of Missouri St. Louis
info
Sat, Nov. 17,
7:30 pm

Arts at Tenri An evening of world premieres and improvisation featuring John Kaizan Neptune, shakuhachi; Yumi Kurosawa, koto; Benjamin Verdery, guitar. Including Standing in Your Own Light for guitar and koto by Mr. Verdery.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th St, NYC
info
Sun, Oct. 14,
3:00 pm

Arts at Tenri Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto; Hikaru Tamaki, cello; Kaoru Watanbe, percussion and yokobue; James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi
Music by Minoru Miki, Yamada Kengyo, Seiho Kinea and Marty Regan

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th St., NYC
info
Sat, Oct. 13,
2:00 pm

Yoko Reikano Kimura-koto, Hikaru Tamaki-cello, and
James Nyoraku Schlefer- shakuhachi.

Music by Michiyo Miyagi, Kitazawa Koto, arr. Nakanoshima and James Nyorkau Schlefer

Hoff-Barthelson Music School
Scarsdale, NY
info
Sat, Jun. 16,
7:30 pm

Arts at Tenri Contemporary music for shakuhachi and piano trio featuring David Oei, piano, Eriko Sato, violin, Laura Metcalf, cello and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
info
Sun, May 6,
4:00 pm

Kammerraku Four commissions for string quartet with koto, shamisen and shakuhachi featuring the Voxare Quartet.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
info
Sat, May 5,
7:30 pm

Kammerraku Four commissions for string quartet with koto, shamisen and shakuhachi featuring the Voxare Quartet.

World Financial Center Winter Garden info
Sat, Apr. 21,
6:00 pm

Kammerraku and Here, Again Colorado Quartet and James Nyoraku Schlefer. World premiere of shakuhachi quintet by Paul Moravec plus works by Sanchez-Gutierrez, Regan, and Schlefer.

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Washington, DC
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2011
Sat, Nov. 12,
7:30 pm

Quintet for Shakuhachi and Strings by Carlos-Sanchez Gutierrez, the Colorado Quartet

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
Sat, Oct. 15,
7:30 pm

Arts at Tenri Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and shamisen, with Hikaru Tamaki cello and James Nyorkau Schlefer, shakuhachi. Japanese and American composers.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, NYC
info
Fri, Oct. 14
time TBD

Brooklyn Conservatory Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and shamisen, with Hikaru Tamaki cello and James Nyorkau Schlefer, shakuhachi. Japanese and American composers.

Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn
 
Thu, Oct. 13
time TBD

Koto Concerto: Genji - Mixed chamber music program featuring the Lark Quarte+ performing Daron Hagen’s Quintet for koto and strings.

Freer Gallery of Art
Washington, DC
 
Thu, Jun. 30
time TBD

Quintet for Shakuhachi and Strings by Carlos-Sanchez Gutierrez, the Colorado Quartet, Soundfest Chamber Music Festiva

Falmouth, MA
Falmouth Academy
 
Sat, May 28,
8:00 pm

Koto Concerto World Premiere. By composer, Daron Hagen with the Orchestra of the Swan, Yumi Kurosawa, soloist; David Curtis, Conductor

Stratford Civic Hall Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK info
Sat, May 14,
4:30 pm

Quintet for Shakuhachi and Strings World Premiere by Carlos-Sanchez Gutierrez. Colorado Quartet, Wall-to-Wall Latin Ameri

Symphony Space
2537 B’way at 95th St., NYC
 
Sat, Feb. 19,
8:00 pm

Arts at Tenri Mixed chamber music program featuring the Lark Quarte+ performing the premiere of Daron Hagen’s Quintet for koto and strings.

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
 
2010
Sep. 23, 24,
8:00 pm

Music for Dance at Arts at Tenri

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
 
Sat, May 8,
8:00 pm

Arts at Tenri SONOS Chamber Ensemble
Shakuhachi and Strings

Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
info
Sat, Mar. 13,
8:00 pm
Arts at Tenri Ensemble East
"New Voices—Timeless Sounds”
Contemporary music for Japanese Instruments
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St., NYC
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