POCHAGI - Hyelim Kim & The Yin Yang Collective
£15 / £12 conc. (drinks inclusive)
East Asian Fusion concert, Pochagi - A Tapestry of Korean Sounds
Pochagi: A Tapestry of Korean Sounds is a East Asian fusion concert presented by Yin Yang Collective, a London’s East-West collaborative band and renowned Korean flute player Hyelim Kim. Discover the traditional music of Korea in an intoxicating mixture of eastern sounds - Korean, Japanese, Chinese with a dash of tango and toe-tapping Irish folk.
Yin Yang Collective (YYC) devised this special concert to showcase Hyelim Kim and theTaegŭm, a traditional Korean musical instrument but used increasingly for popular and crossover styles. Inspired by the rich patchwork of Korean Pochagi cloth which mirrors the tapestry of sounds and cultures,This concert brings together five outstanding Asian musicians for the first time in London.
Alongside Hyelim there will be Japanese Shamisen player Hibiki Ichikawa, currently the only professional Tsugaru Shamisen player in the UK, multi-instrumentalist Dennis Lee on Chinese flute & zither, rising Korean opera singer Bomi Kim, Charlie Cawood on Daruan (moon lute) and YYC’s own Director, Mark Troop on piano.
Time: 7pm (doors open at 6.30 pm)
Venue: Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD (Nearest tube: Euston Square)
Book online: http://pochagi.eventbrite.co.uk/ This event is supported by Anglo-Korean Society.