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Concert / Tatsuya Nakatani @ Massy Arts Society

November 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST

On Wednesday, Nov 10th at 6:30pm, join Massy Arts, the Powell Street Festival, and Diane Kadota Arts Management (DKAM) for an intimate solo performance by master of resonance and sound Tatsuya Nakatani.

Tickets are limited, and registration is mandatory.

Admission is by donation, and suggested values are between $10-$30.

The event will be hosted at the Massy Arts Gallery, at 23 East Pender Street in Chinatown, Vancouver.

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Click HERE to register

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The Show

Nakatani creates his distinctive music centered around his adapted bowed gong, supported by an array of drums, cymbals, and singing bowls. In consort with his hand carved Kobo Bows, it is an instrument he has spent decades developing.

Approaching his orchestral project (NGO) as an arrangement of formations of vibrations, incorporated in shimmering layers of silence and texture, the artist provokes audiences with his dramatic pacing, formal elegance and space (ma) felt in traditional Japanese music.

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The Artist

Tatsuya Nakatani is an avant-garde percussionist, composer, and artist of sound. Active internationally since the 1990’s; Nakatani has released over 80 recordings and tours extensively, performing over 150 concerts a year.

His primary focus is his solo work and his large ensemble project, the Nakatani Gong Orchestra. With his activity in the new music, improvisation and experimental music scenes, Nakatani has a long history of collaboration.

He teaches master classes and lectures at universities and music conservatories around the world. Originally from Japan, he makes his home in the desert town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico.

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In person events: Due to the latest recommendations from the BC Health Authority, all guests attending in-person events at Massy Arts require double-vaccination and must wear a mask.

Accessibility: Our gallery is ground level and is wheelchair accessible. There is one single-stall wheelchair accessible bathroom. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide audio tours or visual descriptors at this time. We kindly ask that you do not wear scented products in our space.

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November 10, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm PST