Kodo — the world’s foremost professional taiko company who have singularly played the most important role in popularizing modern taiko drumming — will present their program DADAN in North America for the first time, visiting 22 U.S. cities between January and March 2017.
Forging new directions for the traditional Japanese drum, Kodo will bring a display of their raw athleticism and rhythmic mastery back to the U.S. with this cutting-edge and ever-evolving production featuring the men of Kodo in a bold portrayal of the essence of drumming through this vibrant living art form.
2017 tour highlights include stops at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Chicago’s Symphony Center the Smith Center in Las Vegas and BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in New York City.
Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 8:00PM, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 8:00PM, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa
Friday, Saturday, Feb. 10-11, 8:00PM, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona
Thursday, March 23, at 7:30PM, Lensie Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Saturday, March 25, at 7:30PM, Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Reynolds Hall, Las Vegas