A rare chance to hear music from Japan in London

Geisha playing musical instruments - Utagawa Kunihisa hanging scrollIf you’re interested in Japanese music, I’ve got some good news for you. The BBC Symphony Orchestra is doing a Sounds from Japan week, including a concert of traditional music from Japan on 31st January and a whole day (2nd February) at the Barbican devoted to the music of Japanese composers, featuring Toru Takemitsu. Don’t know Toru Takemitsu? Continue reading