Author Archives: bronwyn.kirkpatrick

Cherry Blossom Festival 2017

Come and hear some beautiful shakuhachi in the Auburn Botanic Garden at 12pm, August 19th and 26th!Cherry_blossoms_in_Vancouver_3_crop

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Shakuhachi and Cello Concert, June 10th 2017

My next concert will be with Georg Mertens on cello, as part of his “Cello and Chocolate” series. Marty Regan’s beautiful work Forest Whispers for shakuhachi and cello will feature, along with local composer Felicity Wilcox’s haunting Tambourin.

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Shakuhachi and String Quartet Concert, April 1st 2017

Put this date in your diaries! Rehearsals are well under way. It’s going to be a great night! We will be performing Lachlan Skipworth’s Light Rain, Marty Regan’s Voyage and Elizabeth Brown’s Mirage.

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Peace Meditation, September 21st 2016

I’m playing shakuhachi at a Peace Meditation for the UN International Day of Peace tomorrow at 10.15am!

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Beginner’s Shakuhachi Workshop, November 12th 2016

I’m running a beginner’s shakuhachi workshop at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music on November 12th. If you’ve ever wanted to try the shakuhachi, now’s your chance! https://openacademy.sydney.edu.au/course/WFBSW

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Cherry Blossom Festival, August 20th and 27th 2016

I’ll be playing shakuhachi at 1pm this Saturday (20th) and the following Saturday for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at the Auburn Botanic Gardens. Hope to see you there!

http://www.weekendnotes.com/cherry-blossom-festival-auburn-botanic-gardens/

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Sound of Japan, June 25th 2016

I’m performing with Shoko Ono on koto at this language and culture workshop, at the Japan Foundation Sydney! http://www.jpf.org.au/jpfevents/16-sound-of-japan/ XO8F4704

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Podcast featuring my performance of Light Rain by Lachlan Skipworth

Young Australian composer Lachlan Skipworth’s music is featured in this podcast, including the beautiful Light Rain for shakuhachi and string quartet.

http://www.abc.net.au/classic/content/2016/06/02/4474565.htm

 

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Shakuhachi, Koto and Tea, May 22nd 2016

Japanese culture comes to the Blue Mountains in my next performance with Satsuki Odamura and her koto ensemble!

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Shakuhachi and Percussion at Art After Hours April 6th, 2016

I will be performing with Simon Barker on percussion at the Art Gallery of NSW tonight, at 7.30pm!

http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/calendar/spirit-level/

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