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The Korean Cultural Center of Washington, DC presents Communion

Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:30 PM

The closing night event of DC's Korean Culture Week offers up a sensational soundscape with a performance by Park Jiha’s Music Ensemble, opens up an experience of woodwind-based neoclassical and innovative music from Korea.

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Korean Cultural Center of Washington, DC
Communion: Park Jiha’s Crossover Music


Communion, performed by the Park Jiha music ensemble, builds iconic soundscapes by merging traditional Korean music instruments and percussion with instruments from a Western jazz background. The performance brings new ideas which create sonic stories and new ways of approaching music.

The performance will open up an experience of woodwind-based neoclassical and ultimately innovative music from Korea. The music of composer/performer Park Jiha blends classical minimalism and improvised music with traditional Korean instruments like the piri (double-reed bamboo flute), saenghwang (bamboo mouth organ), and yanggeum (hammered dulcimer). 

Performance Timing: Approximately 1 hour, with no intermission.