DATE Friday, April 13, 2018
TIME 7:00pm, museum doors reopen at 6:00pm
PRICE $25 (members $20)
LOCATION Morikami Theater
Advance ticket purchase required | All tickets are will-call and will be available at the door the day of the event after 6pm.
Experience the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Japanese Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes. Hear the 160 lb. Taiko drum; give voice to traditional and new compositions with powerful rhythms, and electrifying, room-thumping energy.
Taikoza brings an amazing performance of exciting drumming and colorful dances featuring the unique and powerful Japanese taiko drums. Taikoza hits the stage with a high-energy performance of traditional and original Japanese tunes featuring soulful flutes and an amazing array of taiko drums. The Voice of the Earth tour is bringing the voices of Nature all expressed through taiko, shakuhachi and the fue. Entertaining for all ages, it will transpose you to a magical world where sounds literally become visions of the beauty of Nature. Vibrant traditional dances and soulful flute melodies will add to this special journey into the world of Japanese music.
Taikoza draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance. With colorful traditional costumes and dynamic motion, Taikoza’s shows are immensely popular with audiences of all ages. The group has toured internationally and has appeared on ESPN, NBC, History Channel, etc. Taikoza’s music is featured on Nintendo’s wii game: Red Steel. www.taikoza.com.