As a core project of East Asia Culture City 2022 Oita Prefecture, a special collaboration live performance was held on October 22 and 23 at the open-air theater TAO no Oka "Stage of the Sky" between DRUM TAO, a Japanese drum entertainment group based in Kusumi Town, Takeda City, and artists from exchange cities in China and Korea, including distinctive instruments and dances. A special collaboration live performance was held.
This video is full of gorgeous off-the-cuff footage that gives a glimpse of the true faces of the artists who performed at this live concert.
CAST & STAFF
Drum Tao Over 8 million people have attended their performances worldwide. The "THE Japanese Entertainment" group that expresses "Wadaiko" with amazing performance. 2016 Off-Broadway all performances SOLD OUT! Performed at the opening ceremony of "Japonisme 2018" in Paris and "Japan Year in Russia" in 2018. Received "Oita Prefecture Cultural Merit for Academic and Cultural Promotion" from Oita Prefecture, "Cultural Creation Award" from Takeda City, "The 6th Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency Commendation" from the government, and "Commendation from the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the enforcement of the Local Autonomy Law".
In March 2022, he will resume overseas tours, starting with a tour of the United States over the next two years. Based in Takeda City, Oita Prefecture, they are energetically performing live in Japan and abroad. They will celebrate their 30th anniversary next year.
China Hua Hua China Huaraku Dan
China Huaraku Dan Zheng Yu on the Yangqin
Chinese Huaracord Hou Shou / biwa
Jiang Xiaoqing / Guzheng
Gyeongju City Gyeongju Municipal Silla Drum & Bass Band
Gyeongju Municipal Silla Drum & Bass Band Gyeongju Municipal Silla Drum & Bass Band was founded on January 20, 2017 to recreate the appearance of the Silla Dynasty Drum & Bass Band through high proof and restoration of instruments and costumes from the Silla Dynasty.
Drum corps refers to a musical ensemble composed of percussion instruments that are beaten and wind instruments that are blown, and can be described as a modern military band.
More than 1350 years ago, the drum corps of Silla was a performance group that not only grandified ceremonial events and processions of kings and nobles, but also played music at the front as an important medium to transmit signals on the battlefield and elsewhere.
The Gyeongju Shilla Drum & Bugle Corps is currently active in various international events, parades, and the national music performance section, and is attracting much attention for its unique and new tourist content.
Allowance (Shell) Shay Ku / Erhu
Shay Ku was born in Nanjing, China.
Born in Nanjing, China, she graduated from the National Central Academy of Music in 1982, and the following year became the principal erhu player (concert master) of the National Central Folk Orchestra.
Frequently invited to perform in Asia, Europe, the United States, and other parts of the world, he has given recitals at Carnegie Hall, the Berlin Philharmonic, and other prominent halls around the world, and has performed with orchestras. In Japan, she has performed with many orchestras, including the Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra, Meijin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra, and others. He has also performed with popular singer Yumi
and performed at the Aichi Expo and the NHK Kohaku Uta Gassen (Red and White Singing Contest). He has appeared frequently on Japanese television programs such as TV Asahi's "Tetsuko's Room" and "Untitled Concert," and TV Tokyo's "Tamori's Music is the World.
YAMAMOTO Yuji Yunosuke Yamamoto / cello
Yunosuke Yamamoto was born in Tokyo, Japan.
Yunosuke Yamamoto is a cellist and a graduate of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music. He has served as cellist of the Halley String Quartet and principal cellist of the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. In recent years, he has been frequently invited as a conductor to major orchestras in Japan. In 2011, he became the first Permanent Conductor of the Tokyo New Philharmonic. In 2011, he became the first Permanent Conductor of the Tokyo New Philharmonic Orchestra.
This is a special collaborative live performance between DRUM TAO and artists of distinctive instruments and dances from China and Korea. Each artist established friendly relations through music and created new music during the two days.