Japanese drummers to show expertise in Warwick Arts Centre event

The Yamoto Drummers of Japan
The Yamoto Drummers of Japan
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The dynamic Yamato Drummers of Japan will return to the UK with their brand new show Bakoun which calling at the Warwick Arts Centre on Friday May 1.

Bakuon takes the ancient art of Japanese Taiko Drumming and brings it bang up-to-date in an exhilarating display of expertise and athleticism.

The Yamato Company was founded in 1993 in Japan’s Kansai region by artistic director Masa Ogawa and has since performed in front of more than five million people.

Masa said: “Taiko is a musical instrument deeply familiar to every Japanese person.

“Since the dawn of history, Taiko’s rich reverberations have filled people with inspiration and encouragement in a wide range of settings.

“Its unmistakable sound is still heard throughout Japan today.

Since the dawn of history, Taiko’s rich reverberations have filled people with inspiration and encouragement

Masa Ogawa

“We, the members of Yamato, believe in the unique value of Taiko.

“We are committed to preserving its traditions and exploring new possibilities for this majestic instrument.

“Our goal is to create ever more opportunities for the boom of Taiko to resound worldwide.”

The show starts at 8pm.

For more information and tickets call 024 7652 4524 or visit www.warwickartscentre.co.uk