Schedule & Concerts

SUMMER SCHOOL SCHEDULE

You can download the latest version of the Radolfzell Summer School schedule (v.5, 10.06.2014) here

Notes
1. This is (almost) the final version of the schedule and can possibly change before the start of the Summer School. It is intended to give an indication of the Summer School programme.
2. It is likely that some other activities will be added in due course.


PIECES TO BE TAUGHT IN RADOLFZELL

KSK HONKYOKU pieces
Tamuke, San’ya (Three Valleys) [HONKYOKU beginners]
San’ya (Mountain Valleys), Shingetsu [HONKYOKU intermediate]
Reibo, Yamagoe [HONKYOKU advanced]
Tsuru no Sugumori [HONKYOKU very advanced]

Note: The piece in bold type will be the main piece for each Honkyoku level, and if there is time, the second piece will be taught too.

KSK SHINKYOKU pieces
Makiri, Goru (group composition by Yokoyama Katsuya, all participants)

Zensabo pieces
HiFuMi Chōshi (Beginners), Murasaki Reibo (Intermediate)

Kinko pieces
Sagari Ha (Beginners), Namima Reibo (Advanced)
Rokudan (Beginners), Haru no Kyoku (Intermediate)

Tozan pieces
Asa no Umi (Beginners), Renshukyoku (Beginners)
Iwashi Mizu (Intermediate), Ichikotsu (Advanced)

Group pieces – Vlatislav Matousek
Inside The Circle, Modus Variabilis, Ordo Et Deduc

Note: There will also be some KSK and Kinko “open sessions”, which are an opportunity for participants to pose questions about any pieces, techniques etc. to the teachers representing those schools.

Further note: Registered participants of the Summer School will have received information regarding how to access scores and audio reference recordings of the taught pieces. If you already registered and have not received this information please contact Jim Franklin, the main organiser of the Radolfzell 2014: dr_jim_franklin@t-online.de


CONCERTS

European Shakuhachi Summer School, Weltkloster, Radolfzell, 19.-22.06.2014 Concert Programmes

18.06.2014, 20:00h, in the assembly space of a school near the Weltkloster
Note: This concert is not officially part of the Summer School, but Summer School participants who are in Radolfzell in time can attend this concert free of charge
Japanese teachers of the Kokusai Shakuhachi Kenshukan will present a broad programme of KSK material.

19.06.2014, 20:00, in the assembly hall of a school near the Weltkloster
Summer School Concert 1
All Summer School teachers, presenting pieces with a contemporary orientation, as well as some honkyoku. This concert will include the premiere performance of a new piece by English composer John Palmer, commissioned for the Summer School

20.06.2014, 20:00h, in the Franciscan Church (Franziskanerkirche), Überlingen
Summer School Concert 2 (preceded by an excursion and dinner in Überlingen; meal optional, paid for individually by participants)
All Summer School teachers, presenting a cross-section of honkyoku, gaikyoku and contemporary pieces.

21.06.2014, 20:00h, in the Allensbach Church (Gnadenkirche)
Summer School Concert 3
All Summer School teachers, presenting a cross-section of honkyoku, gaikyoku and contemporary pieces. This concert will commence with a group performance of Goru (Yokoyama Katsuya) by all Summer School participants. It will also include the premiere performance of Spirit-Presence, by Australian composer Bruce Crossman.

22.06.2014, 16:00h, in the main space of the Weltkloster
Summer School Participants’ Concert
In this concert, Summer School participants will have the opportunity to perform publicly the pieces on which they have worked during the Summer School.

23.06.2014, 19:30h, in the Cloisters of Konstanz Cathedral
Note: This concert is not part of the Summer School, but participants may like to stay an extra day, in order to attend it.
The space in which it will be held (Mauritius-Chapel) is architecturally fascinating, and has magnificent acoustics. The entry price is €6.
Lecture-concert: brief lecture by Dr. Jim Franklin, shihan, in German, followed by concert by the Japanese teachers of the Kokusai Shakuhachi Kenshukan (primarily honkyoku).

Additionally, a group of modern-day komuso from Japan will be attending the Summer School, and will be integrated into the concerts in various ways.