Shamisen X Shakuhachi Concert

Shamisen X Shakuhachi Concert

Hidejiro Honjoh - Shamisen & Akihito Obama - Shakuhachi

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Auditorium, Henry R. Luce Hall See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Hidejiro Honjoh, an acclaimed young Shamisen (Japanese traditional three-stringed lute) artist, is coming to the United States as a cultural envoy for 2018 appointed by the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Japanese Government. He will play both traditional and contemporary Japanese music with his fellow Akihito Obama who is also a rising young artist of Shakuhachi (Japanese traditional vertical bamboo flute). 

This event is free of charge and no reservation required.

Presented by the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University in cooperation with the Japan Society of Fairfield County and Otowaza Company.