Porta Chiusa

Porta Chiusa (Switzerland) / JYURIN / capture

date : September 24, 2016
time : open - 7:00pm / start - 7:30pm
ticket : 2000yen + 1drink order (500yen)

Porta Chiusa

Porta Chiusa(Switzerland)

Hans Koch : clarinet
Michael Thieke : clarinet
Paed Conca : clarinet

Created by composer and musician Paed Conca, PORTA CHIUSA is an interdisciplinary performance that combines two film projections, a spoken-word text, and a live musical performance.

It is based on the conflict that we are experiencing at the beginning of the 21st century, namely that of a world built upon national states, in which people are still not treated equally; in which we still speak about color and race; in which nutrition, health and access to education are still greatly conditioned by hierarchal classification.

The main theme underlining the performance is the conflict between the “recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,” (Declaration of Human Rights from December 10th, 1948) and the fact that this dignity is increasingly violated.



Yuji Nakamura (s.sax,bass-clarinet)
Sido Tanimoto (Shakuhachi)
Masaki Shiramizu (guitar)