Kitanodai Ensemble: Gagaku Performance

Gagaku is the classical Japanese court music and dance with over a thousand-year history, which was registered as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO with its historical, and artistic values.

Solo of the Japanese traditional flute

by Mr. Anzai
(former chief conductor of the Music Department of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan)

Gosechi-no-mai dance

(accompanied by a traditional song and a dragon flute)

April 25 | ‘62 Center Dance studio
Workshop: 4:00-4:45
Performance: 5:30-6:30
Reception to follow


Sponsored by the Williams College Department of Asian Studies, the Japanese Program Tompkins Fund, and the Center for Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures