S&R Foundation presents: The Music of Koji Nakano
- Sun., Feb. 20, 2011, 2:00 PM
- Terrace Theater
- 1 hour, 15 minutes
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The Music of Koji Nakano
Del Sol String Quartet
Stacey Fraser, soprano
Noriko Suzuki, piano
Paige Starling Sorvillo, contemporary dance
The S&R Foundation presents a concert showcasing contemporary music by award-winning Japanese composer Koji Nakano. Mr. Nakano was the first composer to receive the S&R Washington Award Grand Prize in 2008. Since then he has become one of the major voices among Asian composers of his generation.
A stellar line-up of celebrated artists will perform in the second half of a program that opens with music of Chopin and Rachmaninoff, performed by pianist Naoko Takao.
Performance Timing: Part I - 20 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part II - 40 min.
Program and Notes
- Barcarolle, Op. 60 in F-sharp Major
- Three Preludes
- Ancient Songs for solo soprano
- Frozen Crystal for piano (with contemporary dancer)
- Arigatoo from the opera Spiritual Forest
- World Premiere arrangement for soprano and piano
- Time Song III: Reincarnation: The Birth of a Spirit
- String Quartet Version (2010)