Hibiki Ichikawa & Akari Mochizuki
Tsugaru Shamisen/Music from Japan featuring Calligrapher Kisen Kuzuya
The versatility of the Tsugaru Shamisen will astound listeners as Hibiki and Akari perform music from Japan including solo shamisen performance and pieces with singing accompaniments. This year the performance will feature a collaboration with special guest, calligrapher Kisen Kuzuya!
Hibiki Ichikawa is the only professional player of Tsugaru Shamisen in the whole of Europe. Akari Mochizuki is the only Enka (Japanese blues) singer in the UK.