19 May '16, 4pm

We are excited presenting HIMIKO, a performance produced by @SuntoryHallE, at Esplanade, Singapore on May 20th.

We are excited presenting HIMIKO, a performance produced by @SuntoryHallE, at Esplanade, Singapore on May 20th.

This May, one epic evening of Japanese storytelling comes your way, in celebration of the arts of Japan. This is the reimagined legend of Himiko as the enigmatic avatar of the sun goddess, a theatrical concert experience that brings together music and dance, traditional and classical art forms, the East and West. Escape into a captivating world of Japanese mythology as the story of Himiko’s birth, life and resurrection unfolds through a marriage of Japanese traditional and western music, a breathtaking performance that fuses kabuki and Japanese classical dance. Himiko: Memories of the Sun Goddess is the brainchild of four venerable artists—kabuki actor Fukusuke Nakamura, composer Yoshihiro Kanno, violinist Yasuko Otani, and shamisen player Mojibei Tokiwazu. Its world premiere at Suntory Hall, Tokyo, in 2014 left its audience and critics in awe. This Singapore edition marks...

Full article: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/super-japa...

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