The Blossoming Spirits – Noh Lecture/ Performance
Tenri Cultural Institute / 43A W. 13th Street, New York, NY
May 1st & May 2nd, 2019 @8:15PM
Experience & learn about the classical Japanese theater of Noh with Kinue Oshima, the first female Noh actor from the Kita School, and her brother Teruhisa Oshima who is also an acclaimed Kita School Noh actor. They will be accompanied by Narumi Takizawa (flute) and Naoko Takahashi (small hand drum).
A full costume performance of “Hashitomi", a Noh play based on the character Yugao (Moonflower) from The Tale of Genji, combined with demonstrations will provide both insight and enjoyment.
The program will include a music & dance excerpt from “Tadanori” and a discussion of the difference between the supernatural and human in Noh.
This program will be presented in Japanese with English translation.
Presented by Noh Society and Fukuyama Kita Association
Supported by THE TOKYO CLUB