Spring Sounds Spring Seas
A ground-breaking CD from Kyo-Shin-An Arts and Orchestra of the Swan featuring Shakuhachi and Koto with Chamber Orchestra. An MSR Classics release - buy it now!
Kyo-Shin-An Arts' program for Japanese instruments and string quartet.Kammerraku® continues with concerts in new locations. St. Louis, MO; Durham, NC; and South Bend, IN. With the Arianna, Ciompi and Euclid String Quartets plus the Voxare String Quartet in NYC.
Hogaku & Orchestra
A multi-year commissioning initiative with the Orchestra of the Swan in Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK. This project launched in May 2011, with a stunning premiere of Daron Hagen's Koto Concerto: Genji, and continues in 2013 with a Concertante by James Nyoraku Schlefer and a Shakuhachi Concerto by Paul Moravec. 2014 = our most recent commission to James Matheson for 2 shakuhachi, koto, and orchestra.
Those Dynamic Duos
Chamber Works for two instruments by amazing composers. Benjamin Verdery's Standing in Your Own Light for guitar and koto; Gilda Lyons songs for shakuhachi and voice premiering May 4, 2013; and coming next season - shakuhachi and marimba by Daniel Levitan.