Shakuhachi Making Workshop with Justin Senryu Williams

Justin Senryu Williams is a shakuhachi master player and a master maker based in London, UK. Apprentice of the late Tom Deaver, first generation Western shakuhachi maker, and scholar of the old style of shakuhachi making and playing, Senryu Williams has developed a deep knowledge of kinko and myoan flutes. Each of his flutes is created […]

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Symposium Shakuhachi: Liquid Limits of the Musical World

Beyond the concerts, workshops and masterclasses has ISFP prepared a musicological conference entitled: Shakuhachi – Liquid Limits of the Musical World,  in collaboration with the Institute of Music Theory of the Academy of Performing Arts. Presenters: Prof. Gunnar Jinmei Linder Lindsay Dugan Hiromu Motonaga Flora Henderson Cornelius Boots Dietmar Ippu Herriger Michal Hájek

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EMPTINESS AT HEART: interventions in the art of asia exhibition

International Shakuhachi Festival Prague (ISFP) in cooperation with The National Gallery in Prague,presents artefacts linked with traditional Japanese music and the playing of the shakuhachi flute at its permanent exhibition in the Kinský Palace. Examples of various types of shakuhachi flutes and their X-rays graced exhibition halls featuring Japanese painting and prints. In addition to […]

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INTERNATIONAL SHAKUHACHI FESTIVAL PRAGUE 2016

International Shakuhachi Festival Prague vol. 10 took place between 2. – 6. 6. 2016. Venues such as HAMU, The New Stage ND, Palác Kinských, Kino 64 U Hradeb, Ponrepo and Zázemí hosted international shakuhachi stars. The main event of the festival was a concert of the exceptional BERG orchestra. Another highlight was a concert of […]

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