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Flutes of Hope | Eiko + Koma
Flutes of Hope
Photo by William Johnston

Flutes of Hope

  • March 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
  • Flutes of Hope, which debuted at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in 2012, is an annual music program paying tribute to the resilience and compassion of the Japanese people following the devastating earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor calamity of March 2011. Now commemorating the sixth anniversary of this unprecedented triple disaster, Flutes of Hope reaches out to the spirits of those lost and honors the selfless dedication of those rebuilding their communities.

    This year's program is inspired by the themes of the Cathedral’s Dignity Initiative and Christa Project and features poems written by earthquake survivors in Fukushima and neighboring regions.

    Ralph Samuelson, shakuhachi
    Steve Gorn, bansuri
    Elizabeth Brown, shakuhachi and silver flute
    Sylvain Leroux, fula flute
    Eiko, recitation and dance
    Karen Kandel, recitation

    Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
    Free Admission