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Yumi Kurosawa: Crossover music

Watch my interview with Yumi Kurosawa. She is a performer, who specialises in playing the Japanese traditional instrument Koto, and is a contemporary music composer. She was born in Japan but now lives in New York City. In her music, She blends Japanese taste, classic contemporary, ethnic, jazz and others. Kurosawa has been based in New York since 2002. She made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2006. In 2015 she premiered the Ballet Tsuru for which she was commissioned by Houston Ballet and Asia Society Texas both as a soloist and composer. She has played music all over the world.

Watch interview:

Selection of musical pieces composed by Yumi Kurosawa:

Link to the online installation “Mind over matter”: click here

Photo:

Photo by @gail_hadani

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