2019 – 2021
Saturday, March 14 An Evening of Japanese Dance and Music featuring Chieko Kojima, a principal dancer and founding member of the internationally renowned Japanese drumming ensemble Kodo, and ten ten ensemble led by Aki Takahashi (shamisen/vocals), Kiyoshi Nagata (taiko), Heidi Chan (bamboo flute) and other guests. Toronto Buddhist Church.
Friday, Feb 14 Short performance for the Opening Ceremonies for Ubisoft’s videogame tournament Six Invitationals. Place Bell, Laval.
Saturday, November 28 Nagata Shachu’s 2019-2020 season opening concert HIBIKI. Al Green Theatre, Toronto.
Sunday, August 11 Performance for Festival des traditions du monde de Sherbrooke. One-hour Nagata Shachu show at 1:30 pm. Nagata Shachu in collaboration with the American Rogues at 6:30 pm.
Sunday, July 14 Performances for Carabram Festival. Century Gardens and Recreation Centre, Brampton.
Monday, July 1 Twenty-minute performance for the 30th Anniversary of Burlington-Itabashi twinning. Spencer Smith Park on the Waterfront, Burlington.
Saturday, June 29 One-hour performance for Festival of Nations, Chatham, ON.
Sunday, June 23 Forty-five minute taiko workshop followed by one-hour concert at Alexmuir Park, Scarborough as part of Animating Toronto Parks supported by the Toronto Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Foundation.
Monday, June 17 Forty-five minute taiko workshop followed by one-hour concert at Guild Park, Scarborough as part of Animating Toronto Parks supported by the Toronto Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Foundation.
Saturday, June 8 Nagata Shachu’s third and final concert of its 20thAnniversary Season. Taiko X Celtic! in collaboration with The American Rogues. Harbourfront Centre Theatre.
Tuesday, May 28 One-hour performance presented by the Canadian Opera Company’s Noon Concert Series. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheater.
May 24 to May 26 Opening ceremonies, forty-five minute performance and closing ceremonies for Anime North 2019. Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto
Thursday, March 21. Pre-show performance/lecture in the Sony Centre Lower Lobby prior to Kodo’s main performance.
Sunday, March 17 Twenty-minute lecture followed by a forty-five minute performance and Q&A presented by Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education 50+ Programs
Sunday, March 3 Nagata Shachu’s 2nd concert of its 20th Anniversary Season. Illuminate directed by Tony Nguyen. Al Green Theatre, Toronto.
Friday, April 12 Full concert presented by University of Michigan Flint. University Theatre.