Traditional/Contemporary Music Group Tour by ISSO Group
(Penang, Oct 24) The ISSO group from Japan held a series of workshops and performances in Penang to introduce unique combination of Japanese traditional Noh, classic and contemporary music to Malaysian people. ISSO group is a renowned traditional Noh music performance group in Japan. The group founder, Mr. Yukihiro Isso, is a professional and well known Noh flute player in Japan. He was accompanied by two leading musicians from Japan: Hiroshi Yoshino (Contrabass), and Junichi Takagi (Guitar). The event was co-organized by the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur, Consulate-General of Japan, School of The Arts, USM and Penangpac.
Noh Music Workshop at SMK Bukit Jambul and University Science Malaysia
The first workshop was held at SMK Bukit Jambul. The workshop was attended by Japanese language students from the school. Mr. Isso introduced the Noh flute and explained about Noh music history to the students.