Specializing in programs blending traditional music from Asia with new music by living composers, this program features Korean folk songs alongside works by Frederic Rzewski and Hyo-shin Na, including numerous world and local premieres.
Thomas Schultz, piano; Ilana Blumberg, violin; Shoko Hikage, koto; Seunghee Lee, haegeum; Narae Kwon, kayageum
Korean Folk Songs for haegeum and kayageum
Frederic Rzewski Which Side Are You On?
Hyo-shin Na The Sway of the Branch (2017) US Premiere
Hyo-shin Na Cloud Study (2017) World Premiere
Hyo-shin Na Cloud Study IV (2019) US Premiere
Hyo-shin Na Mad Woman’s Dance III (2019) US Premiere
Hyo-shin Na Haegeum Weaving II (2019) US Premiere
Hyo-shin Na Cloud Study III (2018)
The Wooden Fish Ensemble presents concerts of music and musicians from a variety of cultural and national backgrounds working together in a collaborative way. The ensemble has presented concerts of traditional music from Asia and new music by a diverse group of composers that includes John Cage, Christian Wolff, Frederic Rzewski, Galina Ustvolskaya, Morton Feldman, Hyo-shin Na and Walter Zimmermann. They have given numerous world premieres.