Dive into Japanese culture and its intersection with western classical music with Sharaku Unframed, a micro-opera by Hiroya Miura. A new chamber work from Karen Tanaka is inspired by the Asian Art Museum's Changing and Unchanging Things exhibit--about two artists who explored intersections of Japanese and Western visual art. This is paired with music of Debussy, famously inclined toward Japanese music.
This exhibition explores the influential friendship between U. S. born sculptor and designer Isamu Noguchi and Japanese painter and theorist Saburo Hasegawa on the heels of the Second World War. Equally unsure about the new paradigm facing modernism, they spent a lot of time immersed in traditional Japanese culture in Kyoto, seeking answers for the future by mining the past.