Yamato: The Drummers of Japan
Chousensha — The Challengers
Yamato is a high-energy taiko drumming troupe embodying thousands of years of culture into its live performances. When Yamato musicians strike drums made from ancient trees, they move their whole bodies with everything in their souls, creating a powerful surge of energy. Yamato’s greatest goal is to send audiences home with a new vitality and passion for life. Chousensha – The Challengers encompasses company members’ feelings and experiences about their own lives and limits. It offers an anthem of encouragement to each audience member as he or she journeys forward facing life’s challenges. Yamato has visited fifty-three countries, played more than 3,000 performances, and attracted in excess of six million viewers. This will be the troupe’s fourth appearance at the Center for the Performing Arts.
support provided by
McQuaide Blasko Endowment
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