Konzert mit Reison Kuroda und Tomomi Adachi
Shakuhachi (Japanese traditional bamboo flute) music is not only for meditation or Zen. One of the most active Shakuhachi players from the new generation, Reison Kuroda, will present a program which mixes traditional and contemporary music, developing new techniques and aesthetics, focusing on vivid and fresh aspects of Shakuhachi music.
This concert in Berlin invites Tomomi Adachi who is well-known in the field of experimental music as a guest performer/composer.
Miyagino Reibo (Traditional)
Aquifer A/B (2014) /Kazutomo Yamamoto
Surface of Chimeric Movement (2018) /Shohei Amimori
Ultrafiltration (2018) /Erika Kimura
New work for Shakuhachi (2019) /Tomomi Adachi
Tomomi Adachi Solo
Reison Kuroda/Tomomi Adachi Improvisation
Reison Kuroda studied under Reibo Aoki II and Reibo Aoki III. He graduated from Waseda University School of Human Sciences, master’s course of Tokyo University of the Arts, Department Japanese Traditional Music. In 2016, he won the highest award at Hidenori Tone Traditional Japanese instruments contest and featured by a TV program (NHK). In 2018, he won the highest aword at the World Shakuhachi Competition in London. He formed "Hougaku Quartet" in 2011. Their first CD "Teruyuki NODA Works for Japanese Instrument" was received a great deal of evaluations by music magazines, music journals. He gave the first public performance of Kazutomo Yamamoto's "Roaming liquid for shakuhachi and orchestra" in Tokyo in 2015. He participated in Ars Musica in Belgium in 2016, and performed Toru Takemitsu’s "November Steps", Claude Ledoux’s latest shakuhachi concerto, and more.
In 2019, he is appointed Japan Cultural Envoy.
Tomomi Adachi is a performer/composer, sound poet, instrument builder and visual artist. Known for his versatile style, he has performed his own voice and electronics pieces, sound poetry, improvised music and contemporary music, also presented site-specific compositions, compositions for classical ensembles, choir pieces for untrained musicians in all over the world including Tate Modern, Maerzmusik, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Centre Pompidou, Poesiefestival Berlin and Walker Art Center. He has been working with a wide range of materials; self-made physical interfaces and instruments, brainwave, artificial satellite, twitter texts, 3D printer, fracture and even paranormal phenomenas. As the only Japanese performer of sound poetry, he performed Kurt Schwitters' "Ursonate" as a Japan premiere in 1996. CDs include the solo album from Tzadik, Omegapoint and naya records. He was a guest of the Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD for 2012.