P’ungnyu Woodwind (Taegǔm)
When: Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 6:30PM
Where: The Korea Society, 950 Third Avenue @ 57th Street, 8th Floor
Entrance on 57th Street, the southwest corner of the intersection
Admission: $10 Members/$20 Guests/Free for Explorer-level Members
Enjoy a meditative hour of stringed kayagum set to p’ungnyu, the classical ensemble music of Korean nobility and central theme of our spring/summer performance series. The Korea Society here presents p’ungnyu in its chul-p’ungnyu (stringed-instrument) form. P’ungnyu also refers to a state of leisure when one is elevated from the mundane to better appreciate poetry, music and companionship.
Enjoy a meditative hour of the taegǔm, or large transverse bamboo flute, set to p’ungnyu, the classical ensemble music of Korean nobility and central theme of this season’s performance series. The Korea Society presents p’ungnyu in its taep’ungnyu (wind instrument) form. Woodwind artist Choi Seung-hee opens with the Taegûm sanjo and Jajinhanib, invoking a bountiful harvest. Choi has performed over 50 live performances in Korea and majored in Korean Traditional Music at Dankook University in Korea under Yoo Ki-joon and Oh Kyoung-soo.
More information at www.koreasociety.org or contact Yuni Cho (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This performance is presented with the generous support of the New York State Council on the Arts.