Makoto Nakura to Perform at the Church in the Gardens
On December 1st at 7 pm as a part of Musica Reginae productions, internationally acclaimed marimbist and Forest Hills resident Makoto Nakura returns by popular demand to perform an evening of uplifting, sonorous tones all while wowing the audience with his signature lightning-fast dexterity and sensitive interpretations.
Works include Leonard Bernstein’s Suite from West Side Story, David Schober’s The Pillow Book: Four Seasons of Ancient Japan for vibraphone, flute and spoken word, Philip Lasser’s Bach Echoes for marimba, and a touch of Bach meets the 21st Century as Makoto performs works of Bach he transcribed for marimba. Joined by artists Tara Helen O’Connor (flute), Chie Kitamura (narrator) and Barbara Podgurski (piano). You will certainly not want to miss this exciting display of musical pyrotechnics!
Tickets can be purchased here!