Friday, April 12 at 7:30 pm
International House Philadelphia
3701 Chestnut St
Traditional Japanese instruments resound in modern rhythmic and harmonic modes in Kaoru Watanabe's artfully blended musical landscapes. Navigating a nuanced web of modern issues and multicultural influences, Watanabe's extraordinary work infuses music from across the globe with the traditions of Japan, opening up an inviting, one-of-a-kind world of musical dialogue.
Watanabe is joined by guest artists Gamin and Fumi Tanakadate.
Tickets are discounted by $5 when purchased online!
General Admission: $20 online / $25 in person
Under 30 and Arts Industry Professionals: $15 online / $20 in person
Hungry for more? Join us on Wednesday, April 3 for listenIN: Kaoru Watanabe.
Dive into the process of improvisation with master artists Kaoru Watanabe and Doug Hirlinger in a one-night-only demonstration and lecture. Learn how Watanabe and Hirlinger's paths have merged and diverged, discover new insights about musical creativity, and join in a fascinating conversation about collaboration. Tickets are free and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Presented by Intercultural Journeys and the Painted Bride.
listenIN: Kaoru Watanabe
Wednesday, April 3 at 6 pm
Painted Bride Art Center
230 Vine Street