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Kodo: Evolution

Kodo: Evolution

The famous Japanese drumming ensemble, with a show mixing new repertoire and timeless pieces from their archive.

They promise to create a rhythmic universe that will stir the audience to its very core, as they explore the rich variety of drumming techniques that Kodo has discovered during its evolution.

Directed by Tamasaburo Bando, a Kabuki actor who is a designated Living National Treasure. When he assumed the role of Kodo artistic director in 2012, he vowed to raise the artistry of taiko (Japanese drums) performing arts. The Evolution programme boldly demonstrates that his goal and his vision have manifested themselves in full.


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Kodo: Evolution