Saturday, March 5: Current Sounds: Japan II
Sunday, March 6: Tomojiro Ikenouchi: His Music and His Influence
Festival 2022 will focus on influential composer Tomojiro Ikenouchi and three younger composers. On Saturday, March 5, “Current Sounds: Japan II,” will include exciting new music from Yasutaki Inamori, Hirofumi Mogi and Akiko Ushijima. On Sunday, March 6, “Tomojiro Ikenouchi: His Music and His Influence,” will include highlights from the composer’s body of work, performed by his granddaughter, cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper, alongside others. As usual, MFJ’s concert programs will be supplemented by educational lectures and forums with the featured composers alongside New York-based composers, scholars, critics and musicians. More details will be announced as they emerge.