"Hope for Tohoku" Benefit Concert and Reception

  • 17 Mar 2012
  • 6:00 PM
  • New England Conservatory - 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston


Benefit Concert and Reception

Tickets at hopefortohoku.eventbrite.com

Saturday March 17, 2012
New England Conservatory 30 Gainsborough Street, Boston

6:00pm Reception  8:00pm Performance

Please join Japanese Disaster Relief Fund - Boston (JDRFB) and The Longwood Symphony Orchestra for an evening to support the ongoing disaster recovery efforts in Japan.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS


Special stories shared by...


Two high school students from Tohoku who survived the disaster and losses of their loved ones. They will share their life-changing stories from the disaster.


Featuring...


Japanese delicacies by Boston's top Japanese restaurants including o ya , Oga's Japanese Cuisine, and Snappy Sushi


Photo exhibit of Tsunami Sakura series, Ofunato - James Whitlow Delano/Redux


Exclusive performance by Japanese artists:


Composer Tsunenori Lee Abe : A special musical piece based on "Ame nimo Makezu (Be Not Defeated By Rain)" by Kenji Miyazawa. This classic Japanese poem by Miyazawa conveys the message of strength and resiliency required to overcome hardships in life. This message also reflects the strong, enduring, and kind qualities of the people of Tohoku.


Koto player Sumie Kaneko : "Haru yo Koi (Let Spring Come)" and more...


Concert Performance by Longwood Symphony Orchestra: Federico Cortese, conductor; Gleb Ivanov, piano


Golijov Sidereus Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat Major, S. 124 Beethoven Symphony No.3 in E-flat Major, op. 55 "Eroica"


More Information and Tickets Here

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