Koto is one of the traditional musical instruments of Japan and has long history. Oregon Koto-Kai thinks of each performance as a special gift to our community. The program includes Japanese koto music in classical style to contemporary. Enjoy beautiful authentic Japanese music and dramatic modern pieces which might sound surprisingly familiar. Oregon Koto-Kai also provides brief explanations about the instrument between the pieces so that you can learn the history and structure of this unique instrument.
Made possible by The National Endowment for the Humanities Fund of The Library Foundation.