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Izumi Kimura

Solo piano concert by pianist Izumi Kimura with prepared Steinway model M (1934).

Wed 29 Nov | 8pm | Boys’ School

The programme of composed and improvised music, includes Sonatas and Interludes by John Cage, world premieres of works written especially for this concert by composers Ronan Guilfoyle, Greg Caffrey, and Izumi Kimura, and improvisations inspired by and dedicated to oceans. Interweaving of unusual sounds, silences and colours.

Japanese born and Irish resident, Izumi Kimura is a highly acclaimed practitioner of contemporary piano music, improviser, and educator. Izumi has performed extensively throughout the country and abroad as a solo, orchestral and chamber musician. She has worked with many of the leading artists and ensembles from both disciplines of classical, jazz and improvised music.

‘Meditative, subtly provocative, impressionistic and consistently alluring’ – Ian Patterson, All About Jazz

Supported by Jeffers Pianos, in association with Galway Jazz Festival and Music Network

Running Time: 2 hours in total including two sets and an interval