Thin Edge New Music Collective presents:
September 20, 21, 22, 2019
Doors 7:30/ Show 8pm
918 Bathurst | Culture, Arts, Media & Education
Single Tickets: $20 General Admission, $15 Student/Seniors/Arts Worker
Festival Pass:$50 General Admission, $35 Students/Seniors/Arts Workers
Tickets Available for purchase at the Door
ONGAKU is a three day festival and cultural exchange celebrating some of Japan and Canada’s most exciting voices in contemporary and experimental music (September 20-22nd, 2019, Toronto). TENMC will be joined by visiting guest artists Miyama McQueen-Tokita (bass koto), Ko Ishikawa (shō), Ami Yamasaki (voice) and Akiko Nakayama (projections/visual artist/’alive painting’), as well as Toronto-based Urbanvessel, featuring Germaine Liu (percussion), Aki Takahashi (shamisen/voice) and Sonja Rainey (projections/installation). ONGAKU showcases world premieres by Canadian composers Hiroki Tsurumoto, Juliet Palmer, Daryl Jamieson, alongside new works by Japanese composers Yuka Shibuya, Takeo Hoshiya, and the Canadian premiere of compositions by Toshiya Watanabe, Yoshiaki Onishi, Jo Kondo, Malika Kishino, and Miya Masaoka. ONGAKU will take place at 918 Bathurst and the CMC Chalmers Performance Space in Toronto, with satellite concerts/workshops presented by NUMUS Concerts and Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario (September 18-19, 2019).
Concert 1: Sept 20th, 2019, Doors 7:30/ Concert 8:00pm • 918 Bathurst
Concert 2:Sept 21st, 2019, Doors 7:30/ Concert 8:00pm • 918 Bathurst
Please visit our events page for more info about the programme and guest artists!
ONGAKU's venue, 918 Bathurst, is not currently wheelchair accessible due to stairs (two half-flights to enter the performance space, and one flight to access the washrooms).
Generously supported by: The Canada Council for the Arts, The Japan Foundation, Arraymusic, Dream Cymbals, Urbanvessel and the Canadian Music Centre.