Sales Ended

Musical Performance ft. Biwa Artist Yoko Hiraoka

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Assembly Hall at International House

1414 E. 59th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

View Map

Friends Who Are Going
Event description

Description

Yoko Hiraoka, senior master performer of biwa, koto, shamisen, and jiuta voice, is a native of Kyoto who studied Chikuzen Biwa in the Kōmyōji-ryu based in Osaka. Ms. Hiraoka also studied classical koto and shamisen music from an early age. Her performance career began in Japan and spans almost 40 years with her repertoire including contemporary compositions and improvisations as well as the classical repertoire.

This event is co-sponsored by the International House at the University of Chicago and Center for East Asian Studies with support from a Title VI National Resource Center Grant from the United States Department of Education.

Date and Time

Location

Assembly Hall at International House

1414 E. 59th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved