Video of the Noh Charity Performance -Sending prayers from Kyoto- available online for a limited period of time (free)
The video is now available to watch online for free via YouTube until October 12 (Monday), 24:00.
Besides the Noh performance, the video features a commentary by Kurouemon KATAYAMA, a shite (primary actor) of the Kanze School of Noh and eldest son of Yusetsu KATAYAMA (Kurouemon Katayama IX ･living national treasure). Kurouemon KATAYAMA has been designated as a holder of Intangible Cultural Properties and serves as the chairman of the Katayama Family Foundation for the Preservation of Noh and Traditional Kyoto Dance.
Based on the agreement with the Katayama Family Foundation for the Preservation of Noh and Traditional Kyoto Dance, the Art Research Center studio members have been in charge of the video recording, editing, distribution and live streaming of this performance.
Noh Charity Performance -Sending prayers from Kyoto-
能「大会」 片山九郎右衛門 ほか Noh "Daie" performed by Kuroemon Katayama and others
祝言謡「四海波」 有志全員 Shugen no utai "Shikai-nami" performed by all
能「羽衣」 浦田保浩 ほか Noh "Hagoromo" performed by Yasuhiro Urata and others
狂言「口真似」茂山千五郎 ほか Kyogen "Kuchimane" performed by Sengoro Shigeyama and others
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