Tsugaru Shamisen Concert – Traditional Japanese Rhythm on Three Strings

(left to right) Consul General and Mrs. Okada, Ambassador and Mrs. Monji, Hiroshi
Mr. Hiroshi Yamaguchi solos on the shamisen
The Consulate General of Japan was pleased to present Mr. Hiroshi Yamaguchi’s shamisen concert at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall in the University of Victoria’s School of Music. After performing solo numbers, Mr. Yamaguchi was briefly joined by local shamisen players and percussionists before playing the last set with guitarist Mr. Yujiro Nakajima. Ambassador and Mrs. Monji were part of the enthusiastic near-capacity audience that brought the musicians back for an encore.
Local musicians join Mr. Yamaguchi
Mr. Yamaguchi and Mr. Nakajima collaborate together

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