Lecture past event

Steve Reich and Nobukazu Takemura

March 19, 2009
Steve Reich and Nobukazu Takemura

This series brings together prominent New Yorkers from the world of Arts & Letters with Japanese artists to discuss engaging and timely issues and ideas of global significance.

Steve Reich, a pioneer of Minimalist style of music, recently called "our greatest living composer" The New York Times, will reflect on his experiences performing in Japan and in dialogue with Nobukazu Takemura, a Japanese musician whose eclectic style defies easy categorization, discuss post-minimalism, emerging trends in contemporary classical music and their collaboration on Reich Remixed.

Moderated by John Schaefer, host and producer of WNYC’s radio program New Sounds.

Followed by a reception.

Tickets
$20/$18 Japan Society Members/$15 seniors & students

Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at (212) 715-1258, Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 6 pm, Weekends 11 am – 5 pm.

  • March 19, 2009
  • 6:30 pm