Hope for Tohoku - Benefit Concert for Japan

 

"HOPE for Tohoku"

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"HOPE for Tohoku"

Benefit Concert and Reception

Tickets at hopefortohoku.eventbrite.com

Saturday March 17, 2012
Jordan Hall (New England Conservatory)
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston
6:00pm Reception
8:00pm Performance

Please join Japanese Disaster Relief Fund - Boston (JDRFB) and
The Longwood Symphony Orchestra for an evening to support
the ongoing disaster recovery efforts in Japan.
EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Special stories shared by...

Two high school students from Tohoku
who survived the disaster and losses of their loved ones.
They will share their life-changing stories from the disaster.

Featuring...

Japanese delicacies by Boston's top Japanese restaurants such as

o ya, Snappy Sushi, OGA'S Japanese Cuisine,

Osushi/Ken Iwaoka, Beacon Hill Hotel & Bistro, and Blue Fin Middleton

Photo exhibit of Tsunami Sakura series, Ofunato - James Whitlow Delano/Redux
Exclusive performance by Japanese artists:
Composer Tsunenori Lee Abe
A special musical piece inspired by "Ame nimo Makezu (Be Not Defeated By Rain)" by Kenji Miyazawa.
This classic Japanese poem by Miyazawa conveys the message of
strength and resiliency required to overcome hardships in life.
This message also reflects the strong, enduring, and kind qualities of the people of Tohoku.
(Performed by Longwood Symphony Orchestra)
Koto player Sumie Kaneko
"Haru yo Koi (Let Spring Come)" and more...
Concert Performance by Longwood Symphony Orchestra:
Federico Cortese, conductor; Gleb Ivanov, piano
Golijov Sidereus
Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E-flat Major, S. 124
Beethoven Symphony No.3 in E-flat Major, op. 55 "Eroica"