Author: Nagata Shachu

2020-2021 Virtual Concert Season “Rhythms of Change”

2020-2021 Concert Season Rhythms of Change Nagata Shachu is proud to present its 22nd Concert Season "Rhythms of Change" in support of stopping anti-Asian racism.  Multiple cameras and microphones will allow you to see and hear Nagata Shachu as if you were sitting front row and...

Moon

Date Composed: 2019 Composer: Aki Takahashi Arranged by: Tony Nguyen Premiere Performance: Sunday, March 2019 The moon’s radiant light fills the sky, making its beautiful and irresistible appearance. As the sun’s delicate counterpart, the solo (performed by Aki Takahashi) incorporates contrasting textures and movements that highlight the moon’s elegance....

Sugatami

Date Composed: 2019 Composer: Aki Takahashi Premiere Performance: Saturday, November 28, 2019       Wearing a kimono, the traditional Japanese costume, is not easy. It is long and heavy, and constricts one’s movement thereby affecting one’s posture. You definitely need a "SUGATAMI" when you put on a kimono. Sugatami means “a full-length mirror”...

2002 – 1998

2002 Saturday, November 9CD release concert at Hart House Theatre, University of Toronto, celebrating Kiyoshi’s 20 years of performing taiko. Saturday, October 19Full concert presented by the Brampton Heritage Theatre as part of its World Music Series. Tuesday, August 27 to Saturday, August 31Canadian National Exhibition, National Trade...

2007 – 2003

2007 Saturday, December 1Annual self-presented concert ‘Tsuzure’. Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, ON. Saturday, November 3Full concert presented by Strathroy Arts Council. Strathroy, ON Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20Various performances at the Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF). Black Mountain, North Carolina. Sunday, October 14One-hour family concert presented by the...