Mini Festival of Korean Music

Mini Festival of Korean Music;
Three Concerts of Old and New Sounds
From Korea

May 17, 2006 (Wednesday)
The 6  members of The Korean Traditional Music Players - JeongGaAk Hoe (Jae  HyunChun - komungo, HongYoo - taegeum, SeungHee Lee - haegeum, YooJin Sung -  kayageum, HyangHee Lee - piri and saenghwang, JaeChun Yang - percussion) from Seoul, Korea will play Korean Traditional Music
and Music by Hyo-shinNa (with commentary by Hyo-shinNa).
Folk Music, Komungo Sanjo, Szymborska's Muse
Noon, Admission Free
San  Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
www.hyo-shinna.com (English) www.hyo-shinna.net (Korean)

May 18,  2006 (Thursday)
The 6  members of The Korean Traditional Music Players - Jeong Ga Ak Hoe (Jae  Hyun Chun - komungo, Hong Yoo - taegeum, Seung Hee Lee - haegeum, Yoo Jin Sung -  kayageum, Hyang Hee Lee - piri and saenghwang, Jae Chun Yang - percussion) from Seoul, Korea will play YoungSanHoeSang Court Music from Korea & Hyo-shin Na's All the Noises in the World (World Premiere) (with commentary by Hyo-shin Na).
7:00 pm Samsung Hall
Admission Free (after the Thursday Admission - Adult, $5.00 & Child under 12, Free)
San Francisco Asian  Art Museum
200 Larkin Street
San Francisco
www.asianart.org
www.hyo-shinna.com (English) www.hyo-shinna.net (Korean)

May 19, 2006 (Friday)
Old  and New Sounds from Japan and Korea
The 6 members of The Korean Traditional Music Players - Jeong Ga Ak Hoe (Jae Hyun Chun - komungo, Hong  Yoo - taegeum, Seung Hee Lee - haegeum, Yoo Jin Sung - kayageum, Hyang Hee Lee -  piri and saenghwang, Jae Chun Yang - percussion) from Seoul, Korea will be  joined by 4 members of the SF based Wooden Fish Ensemble (Shoko Hikage - koto, Philip Flavin - shamisen, Richard Worn - double bass, Vanessa Ruotolo -  cello). Composer Hyo-shin Na will introduce the instruments and comment on  the music.

- program -

Jindo Arirang (Korean folk song) played by Japanese and Korean instruments
Blue Yellow River for kayageum,  cello, and double bass by Hyo-shin Na
Zangetsu (Japanese traditional music)  for shamisen and koto
Chung-Ji-Hyang for taeguem, piri/saenghwang, kayageum  by Hyo-shin Na
Soaring toward Absolute Solitude for taegeum, piri, haegeum, kayageum, komungo by Hye-jin Yoon (World Premiere)
All the Noises in the World for taegeum, piri, haegeum, kayageum, komungo, and percussion by Hyo-shin Na

8PM, General Admission, $15.00 & Students/Seniors, $12.00 &  Children under 12, Free
Old First Concerts
1751 Sacramento Street,  San Francisco
www.oldfirstconcerts.org
www.hyo-shinna.com (English) www.hyo-shinna.net (Korean)



This festival is generously supported by the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles, the Korea Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Hagen Choi, the Korea Times San Francisco, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, the LEF Foundation, Ewha Womans University Alumni Association of Northern California, Seoul National University Alumni Association of Northern California and the Office of the Korean Consulate in San Francisco.

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