Shomyo no Kai–Voices of a Thousand Years
3/8/2014

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The Japan Society offers a performance by the critically acclaimed group, comprised of priests from the Shingon and Tendai sects whose mission is to showcase the beauty of shomyo, one of the oldest living forms of vocal music. This tour of Shomyo no Kai is made possible by a grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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