Project Description

Ghost Opera Past, Present & Future  


Saturday, June 28 at 8:00 pm.

Cleveland Institute of Music, Kulas Hall

11021 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Artistic Director, David Shimotakahara’s  innovative work will be in collaboration with composer Tan Dun. Mr. Dun calls his Ghost Opera (for string quartet and Chinese pipa, with water, metal, stone and paper) a reflection on human spirituality, too often buried in today’s distractions of advancing technology and urban bombardment. A series of percussion trios and eerily thrilling piano trio, round out this magical and haunting exploration of humanity’s past,present and future.

Musicians: Yehonatan Berick, Scott Christia, Alexander Cohen, Diana Cohen, Gabriel Cabezas, Marc Damoulakis, Robert deMaine, Roman Rabinovich, and Min Xiao-Fen