AANMI has a series of new videos from their Japan 2018 Tour!
We're excited to publish the first of many Japan 2018 Tour videos, as we promote the release our new album, Transcendent, which is available starting today worldwide! Link for album:https://delosmusic.com/now-available-transcendent/
Posted by Asia / America New Music Institute on Friday, June 15, 2018
With Kojiro Umezaki @ Nijō Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the site of AANMI's first concert in Japan. In this video, Kojiro talks about the Japanese bamboo flute (shakuhachi), and his piece for the tour, Tied Together by Twilight, a commission from the Peabody Essex Museum.
Posted by Asia / America New Music Institute on Saturday, June 16, 2018
Conductor @Yuga Cohler leads the Kyoto Horikawa Music High School choir and orchestra in a workshop of Chad Cannon's Dreams of a Sleeping World, Movement 2 (Invisible Sea). We are so happy with the response of these incredible students, who told us they had never worked directly with composers before. #aanmi アメリカ大使館 U.S. Embassy Tokyo Kyoto, Japan 京都市立堀川高等学校 京都市立堀川高等学校コンサート
Posted by Asia / America New Music Institute on Sunday, June 17, 2018
AANMI Korea Director Sun-Young Park describes her piece, Moonlight, which was performed in a dedicatory performance at 太宰府天満宮 – Dazaifu Tenmangū, an 1100-year old shrine in Fukuoka.
Posted by Asia / America New Music Institute on Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Composer Takuma Itoh describes his experience at Nijojo with his piece, Faded Aura, which was commissioned by the Peabody Essex Museum and received many performances throughout Japan during our tour.
Posted by Asia / America New Music Institute on Wednesday, June 20, 2018
This exciting Delos release, the first from AANMI, features Asian members and composers Sayo Kosugi (Japan), Xiaogang Ye (China), Sun-Young Park (Korea) and Narong Prangcharoen (Thailand) as well as participating American members: composers Matthew Aucoin and Chad Cannon, and conductor Yuga Cohler.
Solo artists featured in this choice selection of new music are Japanese violinist Ryu Goto and American bass-baritone Davóne Tines, performing with the accomplished musicians of the AANMI Los Angeles Ensemble under Yuga Cohler’s deft direction.