for Tohoku Youth Orchestra
Four years after the Great Earthquake and Tsunami in Tohoku area,Japan,
the Tohoku Youth Orchestra was reorganized with the effort of composer
Ryuichi Sakamoto. The orchestra members, who had been evacuated to safer
places, returned to the orchestra and made a fresh start.
• Previously they brought the concert
idea to the Asian Leadership Business Resource Council, and it agreed
to support and make a donation on behalf of Northern Trust.
• At the concert, soprano soloist
Kaori Williams joined Tsuruga and Nowlan, and the three musicians performed
late pieces of Brahms, heavenly, beautiful “Shepherd on the Rock” by Schubert,
Chopin’s “Grand Waltz”, Schumann’s “Traumerei” and more.