The Art of Shamisen — Japanese Three Stringed Lute
By Honjoh Hidetaro and Ensemble
Saturday, September 29, 2018 – 2:00pm
Join us for a unique afternoon featuring artists from Japan as they play the three-stringed Japanese lute, or shamisen, one of the key instruments in Japanese traditional music. This enlightening program will include performances and demonstrations along with narratives and onstage interviews with the musicians, who will be led by composer, master musician and headmaster of the Honjoh School of Shamisen, Honjoh Hidetaro. Special performances by Japanese dancers will accompany some of the music.