TaikOz Crimson Sky

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  • Location: The Events Centre, Caloundra 4551 Queensland

Featuring Satsuki Odamura (bass koto)

Australia’s world-acclaimed taiko drumming ensemble, TaikOz, is coming to Caloundra to present a stunning new work.

Based on a haiku by Japanese poet Miura Yuzuru, Toward The Crimson Sky has been written by TaikOz Artistic Director Ian Cleworth, evoking the poem’s sensual, dramatic and often playful imagery of a cloud of dragonflies ascending into a deep red sky.

The thunderous drumming of the taiko is interwoven with the hypnotic melodies of the shakuhachi and shinobue bamboo flutes, voice and a rare performance on the bass koto, a traditional Japanese 17-stringed plucked instrument to be played by special guest artist Satsuki Odamura.

The program will also feature new works by the two youngest TaikOz members: from the peaceful meditation of Solace by Tom Royce-Hampton to the dynamic high energy of Exploration by Anton Lock.

VENUE: The Events Centre, Caloundra
DATE: Saturday 18th October 2014
TIME: 7.30pm Show
TICKETS: Full Price: $44.00 / Concession: $38.00 / Youth: $22.00 / Group 10+: $35.00
BOOKINGS: Call 5491 4240 or visit www.theeventscentre.com.au

The Events Centre :
20 Michinton Street, Caloundra
07 5491 4240
07 5491 4944
 The Events Centre

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