A Tribute to Toru Takemitsu

Jason Yau uploaded this event on December 14, 2010


Fri, December 17, 2010

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On December 17th, Carnegie Hall presents "A Tribute to Tōru Takemitsu". This concert, curated by his daughter Maki Takemitsu, features improvisations on Takemitsu’s film music, including selections from Dodes'ka-den and Face of Another, among others. Takemitsu composed a large body of work over his lifetime—not just for the concert stage, but also for film, theater, television, and radio. Influenced early on by Debussy and American jazz and later by John Cage and the sounds of nature, he wrote for both Western and traditional Japanese instruments, in original and compelling combinations

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