2015 May / A Concert for Disarmament

With Love to Hiroshima and Nagasaki
A Concert for Disarmament

Saturday May 2, 2015 NYC
New York Society for Ethical Culture

An evening of music and spoken word hosted by Clifton Truman Daniel, grandson of US President Harry S Truman, and featuring:

The Hibakusha Choir, Himawari with Fiorello LaGuardia High School for Music and Art & the Performing Arts Music Theory Choir
Eco philosopher and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy
Brooklyn-based composer and musician Jean Rohe
Multi-reedist and composer Sam Sadigursky
DJ Spooky with a sneak preview of Peace Symphony: 8 Stories
Disarmament Educator Kathleen Sullivan
Masaaki Tanokura, concertmaster of the Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, playing the Hiroshima Jogakuin hibaku (atomic bomb survived) violin
Poet Anne Waldman with Fast Speaking Music
Atomic bomb survivors Setsuko Thurlow, Shigeko Sasamori and Yasuaki Yamashita

directed by: Linda S. Chapman
projections by: Pikadon Project and Amber Cooper Davies

Produced by Youth Arts New York’s Hibakusha Stories initiative & the New York Society for Ethical Culture in collaboration with Peace Boat US

Part 1 Gratitude, 16 min 24 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

Part 2 The Manhattan Project, 18 min 7 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

Part 3 the Moment, 21 min 28 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

Part 4 the Bomb Today, 25 min 22 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

Part 5 the Power and the Waste, 13 min 32 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

Part 6 the Journey Towards Nuclear Guardianship, 44 min 02 Sec
in English & Japanese with English Interpretation

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