Old First Concerts

Wooden Fish Ensemble
Old and New Music from the Pacific Rim
Shoko Hikage, kotos; Mesook Ko, voice and dance; Narae Kwon, kayageums; Yun-kyong Jin, piri; Thomas Schultz, piano
above, left–right: Narae Kwon, kayageum; Mesook Ko, voice/dance

John Cage Dream
Hyo-shin Na Song of the Firewood for 25 String Kayageum, PIA for Piri and Piano, Chysanthemum Song for 25 String Kayageum and 13 String Koto, and the World Premieres of A Lesson in Music and Echoes of Harmonious Music for 12 String Kayageum and 13 String Koto
Eunjoo Oh Nori for Koto Solo (World Premiere)
Frederic Rzewski Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues for piano solo
Three Korean Folk Songs

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, Morton Feldman, Hyo-shin Na and Walter Zimmermann. This program includes several World Premieres by Hyo-shin Na and Eunjoo Oh, along with traditiona Korean folk songs and works by John Cage and Frederic Rzewski.

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