UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

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  • January 5th, 2014: 3pm Kono Michi CD Release Concert at MacPhail Center for Music Antonello Hall - Free and open to the public

 

  • January 19th, 2014: 2pm MacPhail Faculty Performances at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts:  

    Asian Influences in Music:  http://new.artsmia.org/audacious-eye/  

I will be singing songs from opera Yukionna by Asako Hirabayashi and Japanese songs arranged by Gregory Theisen with David Livingston , flute/recorder/sop. sax, Jacqueline Ultan, cello, and Gregory Theisen, piano.

 

Opera YUKIONNA (music and story based on Kwaidan by Asako Hirabayashi) performance with Zeitgeist at Nautilus Music-Theater Studio in Lowertown, St. Paul, MN

Barbara Brooks, music director

Ben Krywosz, dramaturg, director

Steve Epp, script adaptation

Momoko Tanno, soprano & Brian Arreola, tenor

 

Opera YUKIONNA (music and story based on Kwaidan by Asako Hirabayashi) performance with Zeitgeist at a location TBA

Barbara Brooks, music director

Ben Krywosz, dramaturg, director

Steve Epp, script adaptation

Momoko Tanno, soprano & Brian Arreola, tenor

 

  • February 8th, 2014: 2:00pm @ Minneapolis Japanese School (Mounds Park Academy)

Opera YUKIONNA (music and story based on Kwaidan by Asako Hirabayashi) performance at the Minneapolis Japanese School - open to students, parents & staff of Minneapolis Japanese School and Mounds Park Academy

Barbara Brooks, music director

Ben Krywosz, dramaturg, director

Steve Epp, script adaptation

Momoko Tanno, soprano & Brian Arreola, tenor

 

  • February 16th, 2014: 2:00pm MacPhail Faculty Performances at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts

    Selections from Butterfly Songs - Songs of Terezin (poetry by Children of Terezin concentration camp) composed by Jeanie Brindley-Barnett performing with an amazing JAZZ quartet!!  Tom Pletcher, piano, David Livingston, flute/sax, Steve Barnett, bass, Paul Babcock, drums

 

  • February 21st, 2014: 12pm Noon

Opera YUKIONNA (music and story based on Kwaidan by Asako Hirabayashi) highlight performance at The Baroque Room

Barbara Brooks, music director

Ben Krywosz, dramaturg, director

Steve Epp, script adaptation

Momoko Tanno, soprano & Brian Arreola, tenor

 

  • February 22nd, 2014: 7:00pm

Opera YUKIONNA (music and story based on Kwaidan by Asako Hirabayashi) highlight performance at The Baroque Room

Barbara Brooks, music director

Ben Krywosz, dramaturg, director

Steve Epp, script adaptation

Momoko Tanno, soprano & Brian Arreola, tenor

 

  • March 11th, 2014: 12:00pm Noon

Concert with Cerulean Fire at The Saint Paul Athletic Club in St. Paul, MN

 

  • March 30th, 2014: 2:00pm

Faculty Concert Series at MacPhail Center for Music, Antonello Hall

Three Irish Folk Songs Arrangements by John Corigliano with flutist Julie Johnson

  • April 27th, 2014: 3:00pm  

Dr. Shin Tanaka Memorial Scholarship Benefit Concert at MacPhail Center for Music, Antonello Hall

Selection from Brahms Liebeslieder Waltz with pianists Susan Hellerud and Guna Skujina

  • July 25th - August 10, 2014

A Little Night Music with Mu Performing Arts at Park Square Theater

RECENT PERFORMANCES

  • December 18th, 2013: 6:00pm Holiday performance at MOA

I sang J-POP songs for performances by Thunder Wave, a Japanese Youth Dance Group at the Holiday Concert for St. Paul Conservatory of Music at the Mall of America!  Songs included: Soran-bushi, Ninjari Bang Bang, Bad Apple, Senbon-zakura and Holiday songs

  • November 21st, 2013: Schubert Club Courthouse Concert at Noon

REE lunch time concert at the Courthouse in Landmark Center in downtown St. Paul. Concert with Zeitgeist, Margaret Humphrey, violin, and Asako Hirabayashi, harpsichord. Music of Asako Hirabayashi. We performed selections from her opera Yukionna and others.

  • November 7th, 2013:  Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Kristallnacht - Rotunda of the Capitol Building Reception, Room 230, Minnesota Judicial Center (3:30 PM).  I presented 4 selections from the Butterfly Songs - Voices from Terezin by Jeanie Brindley-Barnett with pianist Tom Pfletcher. OPEN to public at the Rotunda, State Capitol Building in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • November 4th, 2013 3pm:  "Elijah" by Felix Mendelssohn with Mendelssohn Chor and Heinrich Schütz Chor-Tokyo with orchestra Ubiquitous Bach directed by Taro Tanno at Tokorozawa City Muse Ark Hall.  Elijah: Chiyuki Urano, Soprano Soloist: Momoko Tanno, Alto Soloist: Yumiko Tanno, Tenor Soloist: Zeger Vandersteene http://www.musicapoetica.jp/