NOWfest 2017

Under the Patronage of Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States

THE NEW ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON,

THE EMBASSY OF JAPAN

and

COVINGTON & BURLING LLP

cordially invite you to

NOWfest Japan

One World, One Dream, One Love

watch Friday, June 2, 2017 at 6:30 PM
place Residence of the Japanese Ambassador

Join New Orchestra of Washington in celebrating global interconnectedness in this year’s gala, ONE WORLD, ONE DREAM, ONE LOVE, featuring Robert Schroyer, marimba. NOW is proud to present the inaugural ArtsMatter award to its first recipient, Dr. Ryuji Ueno.

Enjoy a buffet-style traditional Japanese dinner and an open bar. Peruse one-of-a-kind silent auction items while sipping sake and listening to live jazz. A concert performance by the New Orchestra of Washington, led by Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, will be followed by dessert.

Festive Cocktail Attire | Parking available at the venue (ID REQUIRED)

Program

  • TAKASHI YOSHIMATSU Threnody to Toki
    YASUSHI AKUTAGAWA Triptyque for String Orchestra
    CHIN CHENG LIN Concerto for Marimba and Chamber Orchestra No. 1 “One World, One Dream, One World
                  Robert Schroyer, Marimba
  • MAMIKO HIRAI Portraits of Sakura: Our Memories of Bloom

 

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, Artistic Director

Grace Cho, Executive Director

Board of Directors

Philip G. Mazzara, Chair

Morris Deutsch, Vice Chair

Jessica Markham, Secretary

Alton Frye

Rob Josephs

Dianne Peterson

Trevor Rudolph

Warren Stone

Ryuji Ueno

Sarah Wilson

Ann Yonemura

NOWfest Committee

Sarah Wilson, Chair

Dianne Peterson

Theresa Taylor

Jessica Markham

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Location

The Residence of the Japanese Ambassador

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