Dramatic Taiko Drumming at UCLA's Royce Hall In Kodo: One Earth Tour 2007
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The last date listed for Kodo: One Earth Tour 2007 was Sunday February 11, 2007 / 2:00pm.
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Actress, dancer and choreographer Debbie Allen's fun, fresh spin on The Nutcracker returns to Royce Hall for the holidays. The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker gives the seasonal favorite a rich new cultural context and updated characters, and features a lively contemporary score with original songs from multiple-Grammy-winner Mariah Carey and others. After young Kara receives a nutcracker filled with hot chocolate, she falls asleep and journeys to enchanted lands, including Candy Cane Lane, Egypt, the Rainforest, Jazzland, Russia and the Land of the Kimono Dolls. Little ones will have no trouble following along thanks to the narration by three wisecracking mice: Harvey, Schmink and Buckey. Allen herself appears in this fun holiday musical adventure. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
- "Dynamic and electrifying... Nothing will prepare you for the 1,000 lb. drum assault, the precise timing of the wall of sound. An essential experience!" --Time Out, UK
- "Kodo reminds its audience that, above all, its music is a matter of flesh and blood, wood and stretched skin. Kodo can raise the roof, but can also show extraordinary finesse." --The New York Times
Back by popular demand, Japan's taiko percussionists continue to electrify audiences with their virtuosity and enormous strength. Generating waves of intense rhythmic percussion to create a primal musical experience, this one-of-a-kind ensemble returns to Royce Hall promoting global unity through the pulse of a powerful drum.
Translating as "heartbeat" or "children of the drum," Kodo was formed in 1981 by a community of people who sought to preserve the traditional Japanese performing arts. These percussionists from Japan’s Sado Island electrify audiences with their virtuosity, enormous strength and stamina.