Author: Nagata Shachu

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...