Need a quiet coda to your busy day, get taste of Buddhist ritual chant with Shomyo no Kai 'American Debut' tonight March 6, 2014 in New York.
"The critically acclaimed group Shomyo no Kai–Voices of a Thousand Years, comprising priests from the Shingon and Tendai sects whose mission it is to showcase the beauty of shomyo as an art form, performs the contemporary shomyo work Life in an Autumn, written in the aftermath of 9/11 by New York/Tokyo-based composer Ushio Torikai."
This event is co-presented by the Japan Society with the Mid-Manhattan Performing Arts Foundation at St. Bartholomew's Church.
Concert starts at 7:30 pm and Tickets are $30 per person.
Buddhist chants for Tokyo Thursdays # 280
(* Photo © Tsukasa Aoki, from Japan Society program page)