“Crossing the Seas” Chamber Music with Japanese Drums by Midori Larsen
Long Island City, NY— A unique combination of traditional Japanese taiko drums and Western musical instruments, “Crossing the Seas,” a series of contemporary chamber music by Midori Larsen, returns to Culture Lab LIC on Sunday, November 13, 2022 at 5pm. Inspired by her own stories as an immigrant woman and a mother artist, the music features woodwind, piano, guitar, bass, percussion, and taiko drums, integrating elements of classical, jazz, and Japanese music accompanied by aesthetically crafted video projection.
Ben Kono (woodwind)
Martha Kato (piano)
Olli Hirvonen (guitar)
Evan Gregor (bass)
Rogerio Boccato (percussion)
Fumi Tanakadate (taiko)
Guillermo Laporta (video projection)
Midori Larsen is an Artist-in-Residence at Culture Lab LIC.
“Crossing the Seas” is supported by New Music USA’s Creator Development Fund in 2022-23. It is also supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, Statewide Community Regrants Program (formerly the Decentralization program) with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature, and administered by Flushing Town Hall.