10 Years of bringing Japanese instruments to Western Classical Music.
Commissions and concerts. Orchestras and chamber groups.
From groundbreaking to mainstream - contemporary, haunting and evocative sounds that blend two timeless musical traditions.
Commissions to date total 29 composers for over 50 new works.
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NEXT IN NEW YORK - WINTER LIGHT
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 9 AT 4:00 PM
The return of Duo Yumeno (Yoko Reikano Kimura, koto and shamisen and Hikaru Tamaki cello) with James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi and David Yang, viola. Duos, trios and quartets with KSA commissions by Debra Kaye and Salina Fisher.
Kyo-Shin-An Arts' program for Japanese instruments and string quartet. Check out the 10th Anniversary commissiong project!
Hogaku & Orchestra
A multi-year commissioning initiative for Japanese instruments and orchestras. Repertoire to date includes works by Daron Hagen, James Matheson, Paul Moravec, and James Nyoraku Schlefer.
Spring Sounds Spring Seas
A ground-breaking CD from Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Orchestra of the Swan featuring Shakuhachi and Koto with Chamber Orchestra. An MSR Classics release - buy it now!