Author: Nagata Shachu

2012 – 2008

2012 Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11Fourteenth Annual Concert “Work Songs”. Enwave Theater, Toronto, ON. Sunday, October 27Performance for the Toronto Children’s Chorus. St. Anne’s Church, Toronto, ON. Saturday, September 29Performance for the East Asian Festival. Renison University College, Waterloo, ON. Saturday, July 28Joint/collaborative concert with Chicago’s Ho Etsu Taiko....

2018 – 2013

2018 Saturday, November 24  20th Season opening concert Rhythm, Stories, Movement in collaboration with acclaimed story teller Rui Umezawa and contemporary dancers Yuichiro  Inoue and Noriko Kusama.  Al Green Theatre, Toronto. Sunday, November 11 One-hour finale performance for Festival Internacional De Santa Lucia. Explanada de los Héroes, Monterrey, Mexico. Friday, October 26 Full...

2019 – 2023

2022 Tuesday, May 17 One-hour noon concert presented by the Canadian Opera Company's Showcase Series: Asian Heritage Month. Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre, Four Seasons Centre for Performing Arts.  Sunday, May 22 One-hour concert presented by the Burlington Centre for Performing Arts and the Burlington Sakura Festival. Studio Theatre,...

Tayou

Date Composed:2013Composer:Akemi AkachiPremiere Performance:November 22, 2013 - Enwave TheatreRecording Title:Hymus Road CD There are many sides to every aspect of life. We can find diversity in each being and discover the many parts of their entity by seeing them from different angles. In this piece the...

Eclipse

Date Composed: 2019 Composer: Naoya Kobayashi Premiere Performance: Sunday, March 3, 2019 A graceful yet forceful taiko set solo composed by Naoya Kobayashi based on the composition Taichi no Sakebi by Kiyoshi Nagata. ...

Mikazuki

Date Composed:2017Composer:Jason HuangPremiere Performance:November 18, 2017 This is a solo performance based on Hachijo Daiko – a taiko tradition that encompasses both power and finesse. ...

Kaigara Bushi

Arrangement:Traditional arranged by Aki TakahashiPremiere Performance:November 5,, 2016 This is a traditional folk song from Tottori prefecture, which was arranged for a collaboration with taiko, shinobue and kokyu artist Shogo Yoshii. ...

Okuni Jiman

Date Composed:2017Arrangement:Traditional Aki TakahashiPremiere Performance:June 10, 2017 This is a traditional folk song which was arranged for a collaborative performance with New Orleans parade and roots band DRUMHAND. ...