News category: Music

24 May 2014

29 May 2014: The Japanese Extreme: Noh and Noise music at Second Home, off Brick Lane as part of the LCMF 2014

Following the success of last year’s inaugural London Contemporary Music Festival (LCMF 2013), “the capital’s most adventurous and ambitious festival of new music” (The Guardian) returns for its second year. LCMF 2014 will offer a week of multi-disciplinary events exploring the best new music and performances from around the world in an extraordinary new space. For the 2014 edition, LCMF has teamed up with Second Home to take over a spectacular 20,000 sq ft former carpet factory off Brick Lane. On 29 May, LCMF will put on the Japanese Extreme.

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6 January 2014

'East Meets West', a concert featuring Japanese musicians and tunes, at St Martin in the Fields on 7 January 2014

At 7:30pm on Tuesday 7 January 2014 The Concordia Foundation, Gillian Humphreys present East Meets West:  Beyond the Horizon at St Martin in the Fields. Satoko Fukuda, creative director with the Concordia International Ensemble, dancers and musicians, including shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa who has played at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, will play a variety of music including Japanese folk songs, Vivaldi, Piazzolla, Vaughan Williams and Roxanna Panufnik.  

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26 July 2013

Hyper Japan: Friday 26 July - Sunday 28 July 2013

Labelled as the biggest J-Pop culture event of the year, Hyper Japan certainly didn’t disappoint. Thousands of people of all ages, backgrounds and interests gathered for three days of action in what was an insight into current Japanese pop culture. Some, who felt an urge to really make an effort, came dressed in all kinds

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