Mieko Kanno, violin and Richard Casey, piano at 60, JoKondo is arguably Japan's greatest living composer. His music continues to make a profound impact in the West. British composer Paul newland spent three years studying with Kondo in Japan. He will introduce this programme and explore Kondo's distinctive aesthetic through his own encounter with it.
JoKondo will be playing Strands 3 for violin and piano
Three songs of the Elderberry Tree (solo violin);
metaphonesis (piano solo);
Ilex (violin & piano)
Figure and Ground (solo piano);
Shukkeien (violin & piano).