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Nagata Shachu presents ‘HIBIKI’ (reverberations)

Nagata Shachu proudly celebrates twenty-one years with their 2019-2020 Season opening concert HIBIKI (reverberations).   This dramatic production with lighting design by Chris Malkowski, features a collection of powerful and rarely performed works from the ensemble’s extensive repertoire.  The program, with a cast of of seven musicians, will include masked drumming & dance, shamisen, bamboo flutes, vocals and a vast array of Japanese taiko and percussion instruments.

Tickets on sale now!  Purchase tickets by September 30 and received $5 off regular priced adult tickets.  Use promo code: EARLYBIRD

When: Saturday, November 30 at 8 pm
Where: Al Green Theatre, Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (750 Spadina Ave)
Prices: $30, $35 adults.  $20 seniors and students.  Wheelchair seating available. (prices include tax).
Tickets Online: https://hibiki.brownpapertickets.com/


DVD & BluRay Mochizuki

Released 2019. Originally recorded for the series “Sounds of Canada”, this re-edited and re-mixed video features works in their entirety from Nagata Shachu’s production “Half Cycle, Full Moon” directed by Aki Takahashi

Please visit our Taiko Store to purchase


Japanese Sounds of Canada

In November of last year, Nagata Shachu went into a studio to film music from its concert Half Cycle Full Moon, as part of ECG Productions series “Sounds of Canada”. Also included are interviews with the performers. The episode was just recently completed. The full performance footage will come out as a DVD on a later date. Check it out!

Japanese Sounds of Canada | Season 2 | Nagata Shachu from ECG Productions on Vimeo.


Toronto Taiko Tales DVD/CD and Bluray

Released April 2017,  Nagata Shachu celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of its hometown in Toronto, Canada with this professional studio recording of the ensemble’s signature pieces interspersed with evocative scenes of the city.

Review of “Toronto Taiko Tales” DVD/CD & Bluray.

https://www.thewholenote.com/index.php/booksrecords2/potpourri/26987-toronto-taiko-tales-nagata-shachu

Purchase online: https://nagatashachu.com/recordings/