If you’re in Nagoya on July 20th, take the rare chance to see a live performance of the traditional Japanese instrument, the Koto. Performing both traditional and contemporary music, the ensemble will be lead by renowned koto player Michiyo Yagi with performances from Takashi Sugawa, Christopher Hardy and guest Koto player Maki Isogai. Doors open at 2.30pm and the performance will begin at 3pm.
The concert is free to attend but reservations are required, so send a quick email to the following address including your name and the number of people attending: firstname.lastname@example.org
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