Wooden Fish Ensemble
with special guests Gyeonggi Kayageum Ensemble
Thomas Schultz, piano; Shoko Hikage & Yuki Yasuda, koto/bass koto (Japanese zither); In Jung Lee, Hae Jung Lee, Guee Jin Kim, Ju Lee Kim, Ga Hee Lee, & Ga Hyeon Lee, 12-string kayageum & 25-string kayageum (Korean zither)
Hyo-shin Na World Premieres of Kayageum Music; Koto, Piano II; and Koto, Bass Koto; plus other works including Night Procession of the Hundred Demons, That Old Woman, and the US Premiere of Akhmatova’s Music
Three members of the Wooden Fish Ensemble in San Francisco and six members of the Gyeonggi Kayageum Ensemble from Korea will play nine pieces by Hyo-shin Na (Na’s music has been called “beautifully unpredictable” and “extraordinarily evocative and original”) and the traditional arrangements of Korean folk music. The program will include three World Premieres and two US Premieres.