Adam Vidiksis

N_JP @ University of Louisville

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 @8PM

University of Louisville
2301 S 3rd Street
Louisville, KY 40292


Vidiksis will conduct Ensemble N_JP in a series of performances, lectures and discussions during a two-day residency at the University of Louisville. This residency will feature the work of Gene Coleman, as well as the premiere of Vidiksis’s Stillness Refracted for sho and live processing.

Ensemble N_JP unites outstanding Japanese and US musicians from the traditional, experimental and contemporary classical music communities, along with guest artists from Europe. They will perform works by Amy Williams and Toshi Hosokawa, traditional pieces for sho and koto, and the premiere of Systole, a music and video collaboration by Gene Coleman and Adam Vidiksis.

exploring connections between contemporary and traditional forms of art. Concert will include works composed for traditional Japanese instruments Koto and Sho

Chikahsi Miyama: Piano Chimera for video

Toshio Hosokawa: Mai – Old Japanese Dance Music

Adam Vidiksis: Stillness Refracted for sho and live computer processing

Traditional koto music played by Naoko Kikuchi

Gene Coleman: Kirigami III (2015, premiere) for koto, cello and ensemble.
Played by Ensemble N_JP, conducted by Adam Vidiksis.


Chikashi Miyama: Quicksilver for video

Toshio Hosokawa: Sakura für Otto Tomek – for sho solo

Amy Williams: Stop/Yield for piano and cello

Traditional Sho Music: Bairo Played by Naomi Sato

Gene Coleman: Systole (2015, premier) (21’) for piano (2 players), sho, cello, live electronics and video projections.
Played by Ensemble N_JP, conducted by Adam Vidiksis

This program is sponsored by
The University of Louisville Music Compositiont and the Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality (CODRE)

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Date(s) - 10/14/2015
8:00 pm

University of Louisville