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Kayoi Komachi / Komachi Visited

Composed by Farshid Samandari, starring Yamai Tsunao (Noh actor)

TomoeArts presents Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited, the world premiere of a new chamber opera that blends Japanese noh theatre and western classical music. Based on a traditional noh play about 9th century poet Ono-no-Komachi, the opera has been re-imagined to tell a contemporary story of a man and woman haunted by a passionate and troubled relationship.

The opera involves Japanese and Canadian singers and features a live orchestra of strings, flute, percussion and kotsuzumi (noh shoulder drum). Kayoi Komachi/Komachi Visited is about love, poetry, and the power of words.

October 26, 2017 at 8:00pm - October 28, 2017
The Cultch Historic Theatre
1895 Venables St
Vancouver, BC V5L 2H6
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