TaikOz: Future Directions with Kaoru Watanabe

TaikOz: Future Directions with Kaoru Watanabe

TaikOz’s latest project, Future Directions¬†promises an evening of spontaneity, contrasting moods and virtuosity. For the first time in TaikOz’s history, they have invited a guest artist to direct and this is none other than Kaoru Watanabe, a most extraordinary and versatile musician. Formerly a member of the legendary taiko ensemble, Kodo, Kaoru not only has…

Ancient Traditions Merge In Dance and Drumming

Ancient Traditions Merge In Dance and Drumming

A novel and exciting collaboration is born with drumming ensemble TaikOz and classical Indian dance company Lingalayam joining forces to perform Chi Udaka, a world premiere presented by the Sydney Festival and the Seymour Centre. The powerful rhythms of TaikOz merge with the intricate classical Indian dance movements of Bharatha Natyam and Kuchipudi as both…