Oyamazumi Shrine
Premium Concert

March 20, 2020 (Friday / holiday)
Performer: Ikuko Kawai (violinist / composer)

March 21, 2020 (Sat)
Performer: Hideki Togi (Gagakushi)

Open 17:00
Start 17:30
End 18:15 (as planned)

On the ground of Oyamazumi shrine, Omishima, Imabari City


Ikuko Kawai (violinist / composer)

In addition to major orchestras in Japan and abroad, she has performed with international musicians such as conductor Jung Myung-hun and tenor singer Jose Carreras. Beyond the genre, he has also performed with pop artists such as Gypsy Kings, ballet dancers Falfu Lujmatov, Tetsuya Kumakawa, and figure skater Shizuka Arakawa. Performed successfully at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2008 and at the Paris Opera in 2015. She performed energetically both domestically and internationally, including performing at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. in March 19, and successfully performing alone at the Freer Museum of Art. In May 2020, the album will celebrate its 20th anniversary. All-Jammmpan Shrine and Tourism Association Goodwill Ambassador. Instrument used: Stradivarius (produced in 1715, belongs to Osaka University of Arts)

Hideki Togi (Gagakushi)

A gagaku artist who is passionate about original expressions that make use of the characteristics of the Gagakki (Japanese instrument). Togi family are the historical musicians who have inherited gagaku for 1,300 years from the Nara era to today. While in the Imperial Household Music Department of the Imperial Household Agency, he was in charge of hichiriki, biwa, drums, songs, dance and cello. He participates in overseas performances, including the Imperial ceremony and the Gagaku concert at the Imperial Palace and actively interacts with artists in other fields.


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On the ground of Oyamazumi shrine, Omishima, Imabari City
3327 Miyaura, Omishima-cho, Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture

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Organizer Setouchi Palette Japan Expo Executive Committee, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan Arts Foundation, Imabari City (Setouchi Shimanami Kaido Activation Committee)
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