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October 19, 2007

UMBC Presents the Tanosaki-Richards Duo in Concert

Sunday, November 11, 2007
3 p.m.
UMBC Fine Arts Recital Hall

Acclaimed Clarinet/Piano Ensemble

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture

Note: You may view or download this release as a pdf file.

Tanosaki-Richards DuoThe UMBC Department of Music’s PRIME Series presents the Tanosaki-Richards Duo in a program of music for clarinet and piano, including the Brahms Sonata in E-flat major, Op. 120, No. 2; Attracteurs étranges by Jean-Claude Risset; and The Wedge is Struck, the Fog Remains by Hiroyuki Yamamoto.

Active since 1982, the Tanosaki-Richards Duo has performed at Symphony Space (NY), the International Electronic Music Plus Festival (Oberlin, Ohio), the Tokyo American Center, the Kobe International Festivals of Modern Music (Japan), the Music Forum Series at Shobi Conservatory (Tokyo), the Meet the Composer Series at the Center for Computer Music and Music Technology of the Kunitachi College of Music (Tokyo), the Asian Composers Forum (Sendai, Japan), and at more than 20 colleges and universities throughout the US and Japan. They recently performed Masataka Matsuo’s Double Concerto (Hirai V) with the Shinsei Japan Philharmonic under Kazumasa Watanabe, and have recorded the work with the Hamilton College Orchestra (composer conducting) for an Opus One CD. They released a CD of new Japanese music for clarinet and piano through Nine Winds Records.

The Tanosaki-Richards Duo has also performed recitals at the Piacenza Conservatory in Milan, Lincoln Center, the American Academy in Rome, the International Clarinet Association conference in Paris, at FUNMusic in Urbana, Illinois, and have served as visiting artists in residence at the University of Massachusetts, San Jose State University, CNMAT at the University of California, Berkeley, and at the Hartt School of Music. They have organized several international symposia on new Japanese music.

Admission is $7 general, $3 for senior citizens, free for all students, and free with a UMBC ID.
Tickets are available through MissionTix at or by calling MissionTix at 410-752-8950.
Tickets will also be available at the door (cash or check only) immediately prior to the concert.

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Posted by tmoore at October 19, 2007 12:45 PM