River Oaks Chamber Orchestra presents Shakuhachi Duo

Akihito Obama - Shakuhachi
Akihito Obama - Shakuhachi Photo courtesy of River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Combining the haunting sounds of the shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute) with the musical language of the West, this concert features classic Zen Buddhist music and works by Minoru Miki and James Nyoraku Schlefer. Performing artists include Akihito Obama and James Nyoraku Schlefer, shakuhachi flutes; 
Alecia Lawyer, oboe; and 
Richard Belcher, cello.

The performance, presented in collaboration with the Asia Society Texas Center and Kyo-Shin-An Arts, will include a lively panel discussion moderated by Alecia Lawyer with composer James Matheson, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Akihito Obama and guest conductor Edwin Outwater.

Event Details


11.12.15 | 7:30 pm


Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004


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