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THE ART OF SHAMISEN - JAPANESE THREE-STRINGED LUTE BY HONJOH HIDETARO & ENSEMBLE (The Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation)

Tickets are $40/$30/$25.  Call the Theatre Box Office at 310.781.7171.  For more information access www.honjoh.co.jp.

Join us for a unique afternoon featuring artists from Japan as they play the three-stringed Japanese lute, or shamisen, one of the key instruments in Japanese traditional music.  This enlightening program will include performances and demonstrations along with narratives and onstage interviews with the musicians, who will be led by composer, master musician and headmaster of the Honjoh School of Shamisen, Honjoh Hidetaro.  Special performances by Japanese dancers will accompany some of the music.

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