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Multus#2 -Dance on Piano

  • Organization : Monten Co.
  • Section : In Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Music, Dance, Visual Art / Media Art, Interdisciplinary


This is the second edition of Multus (meaning “more or multiple”) series directed by artist and musician Tomoko Mukaiyama. Specialist in modern music, Gerard Bouwhuis has been invited from the Netherlands, and with the cooperation of talented young pianists Shinji Urakabe and Yusuke Sato, they will perform the program on two-pianos for four and eight hands. The music and visual are inspired by ‘dance’ and the audience will be surrounded by a video installation. The material of video work is provided by EYE Film Institute Netherlands. The footage is from the silent films from 1920’s. About 50 monitors around piano will have a narration itself and expanded concert space. This concert will present a new musical experiment for people’s eyes and ears.


Tomoko Mukaiyama
After her victory in the 1991 International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition, she has been invited as a soloist to the best orchestras in the world such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; and performed the premiers of their newest work. In recent years she has worked with people like Jiri Kylian and Marina Abramović, as well as getting involved in non-traditional stage art and installations. In 2013, her new works were well received at the Aichi Triennale and Setouchi Triennnale.


Yaeko Kurosaki
Production Manager
General Incorporated Association Monten
(Ryogoku Monten Hall)
Murasawa BLDG. 1-1F, 1-3-9 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0026
Tel: +81-3-6666-9491
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