‘kuniko plays reich’ US Premiere
26 April 2012
Presented by LINN Records Co-presented by Naxos of America Monday May 14th 2012 Galapagos Art Space 16 Main Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 (718) 222-8500 http://galapagosartspace.com/event/kuniko-plays-reich Door: 7:00pm /Start: 8:00pm Tickets: $20 – Pre-sale / Door $25/$35
Live performance of ‘kuniko plays reich’, the best album released from Linn Records, UK in 2011 season.
Presented on this live performance are three brand new arrangements of Steve Reich works from 80’s, Electric Counterpoint version for percussions, Six Marimbas Counterpoint, and Vermont Counterpoint version for vibraphone.
Kuniko has stunned audiences throughout the world with sold-out performances in the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Portugal, and Tokyo. This special performance will feature three premiere arrangements newly written for percussion by composer Steve Reich, in celebration of his 75th birthday.
Also Kuniko will premiere her new arrangement of New York Counterpoint version for marimba at this NYC performance, which completes new & first arrangement for percussions of all the counterpoint series from Steve Reich.
'Kuniko Kato is a first rate percussionist who has put a lot of careful thought and hours of rehearsal into making this excellent album. She has created new and very beautiful arrangements.'
By Steve Reich, 2011
‘Her lissome presence was all-dominating.
By Paul Driver, The Sunday Times, UK
‘Phenomenal…..Kuniko is the total artist, no question. .. I cannot wait to hear her again’
By David Nice, The Arts Desk, UK
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List preview HD below:
Six Marimbas Counterpoint