Concert Archives 2010-2017

■Saturday, 30th January 2010
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Haruhiko Okabe (sax, hichiriki) DUO
with Manami Takita (fue) + Rei Shimizu (electric bass) + Maresuke Okamoto (contrabass) TRIO

starts 20:00
at Barrel House, Ikebukuro, Tokyo


■Sunday, 21st February 2010
Reisiu Sakai (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano, organ)

starts 18:00
at Cosmic Soul, Kita-senju, Tokyo


■Thursday, 25th February 2010
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) + Toshihiro Koike (trombone) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard)

starts 20:00
at Bar Isshee, Shibuya, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 17th March 2010
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert "Morton Feldman's Piano Works"

Program (all composed by Morton Feldman) :
part1: Piano Piece 1952, Three Pieces for Piano (1954), Piano Piece 1955,
Piano Piece 1956A, Piano Piece 1956B, Vertical Thoughts 4 (1963),
Piano Piece 1964
part2: For Bunita Marcus (1985)

opens 19:00 starts 19:30
at Ano Ano, Otsuka, Tokyo
(1F, 1-49-2, Minami-Otsuka, Toshima-ku, Tokyo 03-6273-7024)
http://www.music-anoano.com
5 min walk from JR Otsuka sta., 8 min walk from Subway Marunouchi line Shin-Otsuka sta.

admission fee: 2500yen(reservation)/2800yen(door)

Feldman is one of the leading composers of USA's experimental music in the second half of 20th century.
In the first part of this concert, KAWAI plays Feldman's several early compositions,
and in the second part 80-minute-long quiet and amazing music "For Bunita Marcus" (1985).


■Saturday, 27th March 2010
Reisiu Sakai (vocal) + Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

opens 19:00 starts 20:00
at Bar Lialeh, Futako-tamagawa, Tokyo
http://lialeh.net/index.html

We play many songs including Brazilian ones and several ones of Kawai's.


■Thursday, 15th April 2010
Collective Improvisation
by
Ken’ichi MATSUMOTO (sax, shakuhachi), Frédéric MARTY (contrabass),
Ryusaku IKEZAWA (drums), Miduki MISUMI (voice), Hiroshi HIGO (bass),
Tomofumi ARAI (wa-daiko), Marcos FERNANDES (percussion), Takero SEKIJIMA (tuba),
Takuji KAWAI (piano), Yasuhiro USUI (guitar), Morry BURNS (synth)

starts 14:30 (NB!)
at Pit Inn, Shinjuku, Tokyo


■Friday, 23rd April 2010
Takuji KAWAI (piano) plays FELDMAN, SCELSI, TAKAHASHI
14th concert of Verein für musikalische Privataufführungen Tokyo

Program:
Morton Feldman "Palais de Mari" (1986)
Giacinto Scelsi "Suite No.9 ’Ttai’"(1953)
Yuji Takahashi "Maeander"(1973/1976)

starts 19:30
at Shibuya Studio, Shibuya, Tokyo
reservation needed


■Tuesday, 4th May 2010
Performance with Contact Improvisation Dance
in Tokyo Contact Impro Festival 2010

Dance: Nina Martin, Andrew Wass, Hiroko Takahashi and others
Sound: Takuji Kawai, Manhan(Hikari Sohma+Miura Ichi-go)

starts 15:00
at Asahi Art Square, Asakusa, Tokyo
organized by SPIRAL


■Tuesday, 18th May 2010
Junji Mori Quartet

Junji Mori (sax), Hiroshi Shimizu (guitar), Takuji Kawai (piano), Hiroyuki Eizuka (contrabass)

starts 20:00
at Knuttel House, Iriya, Tokyo

free jazz/free improvisation


■Sunday, 30th May 2010
Jyoji Sawada (contrabass) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo

Compositions by Sawada and Kawai and improvisation


■Sunday, 4th July 2010
Mark Sadgrove + Anthony Guerra + Madoka Kohno + Takuji Kawai + Ian-John Hutchinson + Daisuke Ogino+Takuji Naka

starts 18:00
at Soraya, Ohfuna, Kanagawa


■Thursday, 22nd July 2010
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert

Program:
Yori-Aki Matsudaira "Blending"
Hirokazu Hiraishi "Spiral Path of Piano II"
Mamoru Fujieda "Begin at the beginning, end at the end, begin at the end, end at the beginning"
Haruyuki Suzuki "Concentric Circle"
Tom Johnson "An Hour for Piano"

starts 19:30
at Ano ano, Ohtsuka, Tokyo
2500yen(reservation)/2800yen(door)


■Wednesday, 4th August 2010
Hugues Vincent(cello) + Takuji Kawai(piano) + Maki Hachiya(voice/vocal)

starts 20:00
at Saint-Jacques, Nishi-Ogikubo, Tokyo


■Thursday, 12th August 2010
Kenzo Kusuda(dance) + Kazushi Matsumoto(bass trombone) + Ken'ichi Matsumoto(sax) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:00
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Thursday, 26th August 2010
IGE_TIMER(Klaus Janek(contrabass)+Simon Berz(electronics)) + Hideo Ikegami(contrabass) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 20:00
at Velvet Sun, Ogikubo, Tokyo


■Saturday, 4th & Sunday, 5th September 2010
joins a dance-opera "Mulan" (Chinese-Japanese production)


■Saturday, 11th September 2010
<in a body place>
Hugues Vincent(cello) + Chia Yin Ling(dance)
+ Mitsuaki Matsumoto(electronics/prepared sitar) + JOU(dance)
+ Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Koendori Classics, Shibuya, Tokyo


■Thursday, 16th September 2010
Zn'shn (Franck Smith+Elvire Bastendorff)(electronics)
+ Haruyuki Suzuki(electronics) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Sunday, 3rd October 2010
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano Solo Live
in World Toy Music Film Concert

starts 18:00
at Uplink Factory, Shibuya, Tokyo


■Saturday, 9th & Sunday, 10th October 2010
joins a dance-opera "Mulan" (Chinese-Japanese production) in Shanghai, China


■Saturday, 23rd October 2010
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert

Program:
Morton Feldman "Palais de Mari" (1986)
Giacinto Scelsi "Suite No.9 'Ttai'"(1953)
Yuji Takahashi "Maeander"(1973)
Improvisation

starts 18:30
at Shuyukan(tel 0748-32-2054), Ohmi-Hachiman, Shiga

2500yen(reservation)/3000yen(door)

■Sunday, 24th October 2010
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert

Program:
Morton Feldman "Palais de Mari" (1986)
Giacinto Scelsi "Suite No.9 'Ttai'"(1953)
Yuji Takahashi "PIANO 3 (for Thomas Schultz)"(2001)
Improvisation

starts 19:30
at Guggenheim House(tel 078-220-3924), Kobe, Hyogo

2500yen(reservation)/3000yen(door)

■Monday, 8th November 2010
Gianni Gebbia(sax) + Daisuke Takaoka(tuba) + Takuji Kawai(piano) + Kosho Nanami(butoh dance)

starts 19:30
at Buddy, Ekoda, Tokyo

■Saturday, 13th November 2010
Gianni Gebbia(sax) + Marcos Fernandes(percussion) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Airegin, Yokohama

■Wednesday, 23rd November 2010
Jerome Fouquet(trumpet)+Ken-ichi Matsumoto(sax)+mori-shige(cello)+Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 20:00
at Knuttel House, Iriya, Tokyo

■Thursday, 9th December 2010
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert "Plays Mamoru Fujieda & Yuji Takahashi"

Program:
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn (1988)
Yuji Takahashi: Finger Light (1995)
Mamoru Fujieda: The Olive Branch Speaks (2008-2010)
Mamoru Fujieda: Requiem Fragmentum (1988)

starts 19:15
at Mon-naka Tenjo Hall, Tokyo

2800yen(reservation)/3000yen(door)


■Sunday, 16th January 2011
Toshimaru Nakamura(no-input mixing board)+Pearl Alexander(double bass)+Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Z.imagine, Gaien-mae, Tokyo

■Saturday, 22nd January 2011
Reiko Imanishi(koto)+Daisuke Takaoka(tuba)+mori-shige(cello)+Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 20:00
at Barrel House, Ikebukuro, Tokyo

■Thursday, 10th February 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert #1
"Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus"
in New Music Hakozaki 2011 Festival

Program:
Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus(1985)

starts 19:00
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka

2000yen(students 1000yen)

■Friday(National Holiday), 11th February 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert #2
"Plays Mamoru Fujieda & Yuji Takahashi"
in New Music Hakozaki 2011 Festival

Program:
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn (1988)
Yuji Takahashi: Finger Light (1995)
Mamoru Fujieda: The Olive Branch Speaks (2008-2010)
Mamoru Fujieda: Requiem Fragmentum (1988)

starts 15:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka

2000yen(students 1000yen)

■Saturday, 12th February 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo Concert

Program:
Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus (1985)
Morton Feldman: Piano Piece1964
Mamoru Fujieda: Requiem Fragmentum (1988)excerpts
Yuji Takahashi: Finger Light (1995) excerpts

starts 18:30
at Neko-machi Nishimura, Amagasaki, Hyogo

2500yen(1drink included)

■Saturday, 19th March 2011
TRIO & 3 DUETS
Sorry, this gig is cancelled.

Tetuzi Akiyama(guitar), Yumiko Tanaka(bass shamisen), Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 15:00
at Sakai-ki Cafe, Yotsuya, Tokyo

improvisations

■Sunday, 17th April 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo

Program:
Mamoru Fujieda: Requiem Fragmentum (1988)
Morton Feldman: For Bunita Marcus (1985)

starts 18:00
at Candy, Inage, Chiba

3000yen(1drink included)(reservation)

■Thursday(National Holiday), 5th May 2011
Takuji Kawai (piano), Yuki Saga (vocal), Marcos Fernandes (percussion), Eiichi Hayashi (sax)
in Yokohama Int'l Improvisation Music Festival - Spring 2011

at Airegin, Yokohama

■Thursday, 12th May 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo at Casa Classica

Program (subject to change):
T.Kawai "Sanctuary""My Dearness""Pas de deux"
"Milonga de tristeza""Elegie""Ruby""Celestial"
H.Hiraishi "Vision"
M.Fujieda "Olive Branch Speaks IV"
F.Hayasaka "Piano Music for Chamber #3, #9"
F.Liszt "Angelus!"
R.Schumann "Fantasie op.17 Mov.III""Traumerei"
F.Chopin "Lento con gran espressione""Prelude op.28-4"
D.Shostakovich "Piano Sonata No.2 Mov.II""Prelude and Fuga #22, #1"

starts 19:00
at Casa Classica, Akasaka, Tokyo

■Saturday, 4th June 2011
Tamie Yamana Dance Fragrance 2011
(Kawai plays Chopin live on stage in Yamana's solo dance piece "La Nostalgie")

starts 14:00 & 18:00
at New National Theatre (The Pit), Hatsudai, Tokyo

■Wednesday, 20th July 2011
Dance×Dance×Piano
Gerry Morta (dance) + Sadayuki Hayashi (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

1-hour improvised performance 16:00-17:00
at Seed Ship, Shimokitazawa, Tokyo
1000yen(1 drink included)

■Thursday, 22nd September 2011
Takuji KAWAI Piano Recital

Program :
Hirokazu Hiraishi "Chronoscape"(2006)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira "Resonance"(1982)
Yuji Takahashi "PIANO"(2000)
Yutaka Kimura "Aeon"(2005)
shibatetsu "Tana"(Shelf)(2010)
Alessio Silvestrin "Ritrovare tricordale"(2002)
Haruyuki Suzuki "Punctuation VIII"(2011 commissioned new work /premier)
Masamichi Kinoshita "Crypte I & II"(2011 commissioned new work /premier)

starts 19:15
at Mon-naka Tenjo Hall, Tokyo

3000yen(reservation)/3300yen(door)

■Thursday, 29th September 2011
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 20:00
at Seed Ship, Shimokitazawa, Tokyo

■Tuesday, 4th October 2011
Koichi Tamano and Invisible Troupe : Butoh Dance Performance

starts 19:30
at Ueno Storehouse, Tokyo

■Wednesday, 12th October 2011
Gianni Gebbia(sax) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Buddy, Ekoda, Tokyo

■Saturday, 15th October 2011
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

in Street Art-Plex Kumamoto Festival

■Monday, 17th October 2011
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka

■Thursday, 27th October 2011
Hugues Vincent (cello) + Frantz Loriot (viola) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo

■Saturday, 5th November 2011
Sawori Namekawa(vocal) + Takuji Kawai(piano)
Songs by Caetano Veloso (including Japanese translation versions) and Takuji Kawai

starts 20:00
at Apple Jump, Ikebukuro, Tokyo

■Monday, 7th November 2011
Katsura Yamauchi(sax) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:30
at Kissa Sakaiki, Tokyo

■Thursday, 1st December 2011
Takuji Kawai : Toy Piano Solo
in UnCaged Toy Piano Festival

starts 20:00
at The Gershwin Hotel (7 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016)

program (subject to change):
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants Selections
Haruyuki Suzuki: Suite Pure and Simple (excerpts)
Haruyuki Suzuki: finale from Un couple parfait
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Spiral Path No.1
Kohei Kondo: Priest's Recreation
Yasuko Yui: pocp
Takuji Kawai: To You / Lullaby / River Song / Prayer / Dragonfly

■Saturday, 3rd December 2011
Toy Bonanza
in UnCaged Toy Piano Festival

starts 20:00
at DiMenna Center, Cary Hall (450 37th Street, New York, NY)

program :
Takuji Kawai: Go Spazieren
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Rainbow in the Mirror
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn deconstructed

■Sunday, 4th December 2011
Takuji Kawai Solo

at Lily Pad (1353 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02139-1340)


■Tuesday, 20th December 2011
Yori-Aki Matsudaira 80th Anniversary Concert

starts 19:00
at Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall, Tokyo

program (all composed by Yori-Aki Matsudaira):
Simulation (Shin'ya Hashimoto=tuba)
Celebration (Takuji Kawai=piano)
It's gonna be a hardcore! (Takashi Matsudaira=baritone, Akiko Fujita=piano)
Replacement (Keizo Mizoiri=contrabass)
Binary Stars (Kazue Nakamura&Takuji Kawai=piano 4hands)
Morphogenesis II, III (Kazue Nakamura=piano)
List for Satoko Inoue (Satoko Inoue=piano)
Rotation I (Teion duo=baritone&tuba)
Morning Music (Sumihisa Arima=electronics)


■Wednesday, 28th December 2011
Tetuzi Akiyama(guitar) + Takuji Kawai(piano)
CD"Transition" Release Live

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 11th January 2012
Takuji Kawai(piano, toy piano) solo
guest players: Kazue Nakamura, Sawori Namekawa, Tetuzi Akiyama

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Thursday, 16th February 2012
Takuji Kawai(toy piano) solo

program :
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Rainbow in the Mirror
Takuji Kawai: Okura / Go Spazieren / PRAYER
John Cage: Suite for toy piano
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn deconstructed
etc

starts 19:00
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 23th February 2012
Takuji Kawai(piano) solo

program :
Works by Erik Satie, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Mamoru Fujieda,
Hirokazu Hiraishi, Takuji Kawai and more

starts 19:00
at Momo-an, Fukuoka


■Friday, 2nd March 2012
Takuji Kawai: Contemporary Toy Piano Music

program :
Sunao Isaji: Komono-no-Kuni Stories (2012 premier)*
Haruyuki Suzuki: Suite Pure and Simple (2003)**
Hirokazu Hiraishi: At the Winding Path (1993/2011)(arrangement for toy piano premier)
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Rainbow in the Mirror (1992/2011)
Takuji Kawai: Okura (2012)
Kohei Kondo: Priest's Recreation (2009)
Yasuko Yui: pocp (2008)(Japan premier)
Haruna Miyake: My D (1977/2011)
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn deconstructed (2001)
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants (2009)

guest players: Sunao Isaji (perc)*, Haruyuki Suzuki (perc)**

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Sunday, 4th March 2012
Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Torine (theremin)

starts 15:00
at Sakai-ki Cafe, Yotsuya, Tokyo

Brazilian songs (partly in Japanese) and songs by Kawai and Tori-ne


■Saturday, 10th March 2012
Takuji Kawai(piano) solo

program :
John Cage: Music for Piano 2
Erik Satie: Pieces froides
Hirokazu Hiraishi: At the Winding Path
Haruyuki Suzuki: Punctuation VIII
Masamichi Kinoshita: crypte II
Morton Feldman: Piano Piece 1956A
Yuji Takahashi: Planet on the Table
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants
Yutaka Kimura: Osiris
Takuji Kawai: Elegie

starts 15:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 16th March 2012
Katsura Yamauchi (sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Kazue Miyahara (dance)

starts 20:00
at Momo-an, Fukuoka

improvisations


■Saturday, 17th March 2012
Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Torine (theremin)

starts 15:30
at Banzo, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 18th March 2012
Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Torine (theremin)

starts 19:30
at Riverside, Nakasu, Fukuoka


■Monday, 19th March 2012
Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Torine (theremin)

starts 19:00
at Hong Kong Shanghai Bank Memorial Hall, Nagasaki

with Kouji Shimakawa, Seiko, Shiho


■Tuesday (National Holiday), 20th March 2012
Sawori Namekawa (vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Torine (theremin)

starts 15:00
at Ryuto-sen/Fusui-an, Nagasaki

with Kouji Shimakawa, Shingo-man


■Tuesday, 27th March 2012
Kazue Nakamura + Takuji Kawai: Contemporary 4-hand Piano Music

program:
Hiroyuki Yamamoto: Marcia alla Turca (2011)
Toshiya Watanabe: Openwork (2012 commissioned new work premier)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira: Binary Stars (1990)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira: Exercise (2009)
Masamichi Kinoshita: crypte II (2011)
Masamichi Kinoshita: Redevenir enfin le Rien dans la persistance du Tout II (2011)

starts 19:30
at Shibuya Studio, Shibuya, Tokyo


■Thursday, 29th March 2012
Takuji KAWAI Piano Solo at Casa Classica vol.2

Program :
Cage"In a landscape"/Satie"Danses de travers"/
Fujieda"Patterns of Plants: 12th Collection"/Kimura"Osiris"/
Takahashi"Planet on the Table"/Kawai"Torso"/and more

starts 19:00
at Casa Classica, Akasaka, Tokyo


■Saturday, 31st March 2012
Mini live performance in "Ito-Matsuri"

plays toy piano and keyboard-harmonica
and also collaborates with Fujiimon (poetry reading)

starts around 14:30
at Ito-aguri


■Thursday, 12th April 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live:
Satie - Fujieda - Cage - Hesse - Takata - Veloso - Kawai

program :
John Cage: Music for Piano #4-19
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
Saburo Takata: Preludes
Caetano Veloso: Un Homem Velho
Hermann Hesse: Poetry (recitation)
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4
etc

starts 19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka

2000yen(students 1000yen)


■Wednesday, 18th April 2012
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano Solo at Reizensou vol.2

program :
David Lang: Miracle Ear
Kohei Kondo: A Priest's Recreation
Yasuko Yui: pocp
Sunao Isaji: Komono-no-Kuni Stories IV, V
Takuji Kawai: dragonfly / boat song / Lullaby
John Cage: Dream
etc

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka

1800yen


■Sunday, 22nd April 2012
Mini live performance in "Earth Day Itoshima"

at Fukae beach, Itoshima


■Saturday, 28th April 2012
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano Solo Concert

program :
Sunao Isaji: Komono-no-kuni Stories IV, V
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Rainbow in the Mirror
John Cage: Suite for Toy Piano
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn deconstructed
David Lang: Miracle Ear
Kohei Kondo: A Priest's Recreation
Yasuko Yui: pocp
Takuji Kawai: Okura, Prayer, boat song
etc

starts 18:30
at Neko-machi Nishimura, Amagasaki, Hyogo

2500yen(1drink included)


■Monday(National Holiday), 30th April 2012
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano Solo Concert

program :
Sunao Isaji: Komono-no-Kuni Stories IV, V
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Rainbow in the Mirror
John Cage: Suite for Toy Piano
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants
Yuji Takahashi: The Auroras of Autumn deconstructed
David Lang: Miracle Ear
Kohei Kondo: A Priest's Recreation
Yasuko Yui: pocp
Takuji Kawai: Okura / Prayer / boat song
etc

starts 18:30
at Shuyukan, Ohmi-Hachiman, Shiga

2500yen(reservation)/3000yen(door)


■Saturday, 12th May 2012
Kentaro Niibe (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 18:00
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka

in 'Yuukai' event organized by Hyoutan-za


■Tuesday, 22nd May 2012
Morton Feldman's Piano Pieces Vol.2

program :
Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories (1981)
Intermission 5 (1952)
Piano Piece 1956A

piano: Takuji Kawai

starts 19:30
at Ano Ano, Otsuka, Tokyo

admission fee: 2500yen(reservation)/2800yen(door)


■Wednesday, 23rd May 2012
Takuji Kawai plays Triadic Memories by Morton Feldman

program :
Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories (1981)
Intermission 5 (1952)
Piano Piece 1956A
John Cage: In a Landscape (1948)

starts 20:00
at Candy, Inage, Chiba


■Sunday, 27th May 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo 45-min Concert
in Keyaki Street Music Festival 2012

program :
Erik Satie: Gnossienne / Gymnopedie
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 12th Collection
Hirokazu Hiraishi: A Vision
Takuji Kawai: Torso / Ode to Pluto
Kohei Kondo: Prayer on the Seashore
John Cage: In a Landscape

(1st time) 12:30〜13:15 (2nd time) 15:10〜15:55
at Finest Piano Fukuoka, Fukuoka


■Monday, 28th May 2012
Kohshou Nanami (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 20:00
at Kami-dori Pavilion, Kumamoto


■Tuesday, 5th June 2012
Takuji Kawai plays Triadic Memories by Morton Feldman

program :
Morton Feldman: Triadic Memories (1981)
Intermission 5 (1952)
Three Pieces for Piano (1954)

starts 19:30
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka

2500yen(students 1500yen)


■Tuesday, 12th June 2012
Takuji Kawai lecture and reading workshop

starts 19:30
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 20th June 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert "Fire on the Plain"

program :
Takuji Kawai: Fire on the Plain #1-7 (2006)
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No.2 (1943)
Liszt: Angelus! (1877)

starts 19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 30th June 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert "Hesse-Satie-Fujieda-Veloso-Takata-Kawai"

program :
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
Saburo Takata: Preludes
Caetano Veloso: Un Homem Velho / Rai das cores
Hermann Hesse: Poetry (recitation)
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4 / Kleiner Gesang

starts 19:00
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 12th July 2012
MOHENJO-DARO MIX
Takuji Kawai + Izumi Ose : Keyboard-harmonica duet

program :
J.S.Bach: Art of Fugue, Inventions
T.Kawai: Okura #1-4
Improvisations
etc

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 15th July 2012
Takuji Kawai Lecture on Music vol.1

15:00-18:00
near Chikuzen-Fukae station, Itoshima, Fukuoka
reservation needed


■Thursday, 19th July 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live "Improvisation"

program :
all improvisation

starts 19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 29th July 2012
Toy Piano Hard Core !
organized by Suzueri

performers: Suzueri, Takuji Kawai (toy piano)

starts 19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 1st August 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert "After Hesse"

program :
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
John Cage: Music for Piano #4-19
Saburo Takata: Preludes (excerpts)
Caetano Veloso: Un Homem Velho / Rai das cores
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4 / Kleiner Gesang
Hermann Hesse: Poetry (recitation)

starts 19:30
at Mon-naka Tenjo Hall, Tokyo

3000yen(reservation)/3500yen(door)


■Monday, 20th August 2012
MOHENJO-DARO MIX vol.2
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica), Izumi Ose (keyboard-harmonica),
Akira Sanematsu (voice etc), Yumiko Tanaka (futozao-shamisen)

improvisations

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 1st September 2012
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!"

program: Bach, Satie, Kawai, Kenji Miyazawa, Cage, improvisation etc

starts 19:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 2nd September 2012
Takuji Kawai Lecture on Music vol.2

15:00
near Chikuzen-Fukae station, Itoshima, Fukuoka
reservation needed


■Wednesday, 12th September 2012
MOHENJO-DARO MIX vol.3
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica), Izumi Ose (keyboard-harmonica),
Akira Sanematsu (voice etc), Nawo Kobayashi (dance)

improvisations

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 15th September 2012
Nawo Kobayashi (dance) + Takuji Kawai (toy piano etc)

starts 22:00
at Daily Kitchen Fontaine, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 22nd September 2012
Seiko Ohmaru (dance) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica etc)

starts 21:00
at Daily Kitchen Fontaine, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 23rd September 2012
Dance Performance with Lanterns
in Itoshima-Geinou 2012

13:00 -- performance at rice fields
14:00 -- workshop: making lanterns
19:00 -- performance with lanterns at Masue Shrine

Dance: Selbst(Kazue Miyahara, Akio Tokunaga, Kyoko Tokunaga),
Ryo Kinoshita, Nawo Kobayashi, Seiko Oumaru
Music: Takuji Kawai, Izumi Ose, Akira Sanematsu, Haruhisa Matsuzaki


■Tuesday, 25th September 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

original music and improvisations

starts 19:30
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 29th September 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

original music and improvisations

starts 13:00
at Mori-no-Terrace, Tokyo

organized by YO Art + Planning
reservation needed


■Saturday, 6th October 2012
Aki Takahashi Piano Recital "Cage × Beatles"

Program:
John Cage "Amores""A Valentine Out of Season""In a Landscape""Suite for Toy Piano"
"Furniture Music Etcetera"(2 pianos)*
"The Beatles 1962-1970"(6 pianos)※
Alvin Lucier "Nothing is Real"
Christian Wolff "Eight Days a Week Variation"

Piano, Prepared Piano, Toy Piano : Aki Takahashi
Piano : Takuji Kawai(*※), Toshie Kakinuma(※), Ryosuke Shiina(※),
Mamoru Fujieda(※), Shuhei Hosokawa(※)

starts 17:00
at Kyoto Concert Hall Ensemble Hall Murata, Kyoto


■Wednesday, 11th October 2012
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 13th October 2012
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

in Street Art-plex, Kumamoto


■Sunday, 14th October 2012
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
+ Ken'ya Kishita (hang drum etc) + Hana Taharasako (dessin)

at Lucky Piano Makurazaki, Kagoshima


■Wednesday, 17th October 2012
MOHENJO-DARO MIX vol.4
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica), Izumi Ose (keyboard-harmonica),
Ryuya Kinoshita (accordion), Mitsuaki Matsumoto (bandoneon, altered sitar, electronics)

improvisations

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 20th October 2012
1st Anniversary Concert of Nijo Public Library, Itoshima

Mohenjo-daro Mix (Takuji Kawai, Izumi Ose)(keyboard-harmonica),
Yuuko Shiki, Masato Kawaguchi (story telling)

starts 10:00am
at Nijo Public Library, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 20th October 2012
Kohshou Nanami (butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica etc)

starts 21:00
at Daily Kitchen Fontaine, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 27th October 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert at KEN vol.1
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Music for Piano Nos.1-7

starts 18:00
at Space KEN, Tokyo


■Sunday, 28th October 2012
Sawori Namekawa(vocal) + Takuji Kawai(piano)

starts 19:00
at Apple Jump, Ikebukuro, Tokyo


■Monday, 29th October 2012
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar)

starts 20:00
at Ftarri, Tokyo


■Tuesday, 30th October 2012
"Etude for Eye and Ear"
Performance: Sakamoto Osamu's shadow
Music: Kawai Takuji (piano)

starts 20:00
at Shinsekai, Roppongi, Tokyo


■Saturday, 3rd November 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert
at Sincei Yamamoto's photo exhibition "Heliographia"

starts 15:00
at Kairinbo, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 4th November 2012
Takuji Kawai Lecture on Music vol.3

15:00
near Chikuzen-Fukae station, Itoshima, Fukuoka
reservation needed


■Wednesday, 7th November 2012
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano etc) solo

starts 20:00
at Chef d'oeuvre, Osaka

joint with Chiaki Nishijima
organized by Tsukiyo-to-Shonen


■Thursday, 8th November 2012
Nocturnes -- Takuji Kawai Piano Concert

program :
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
John Cage: Music for Piano #4-19
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4

starts 20:00
at Cafe Montage, Kyoto


■Saturday, 10th November 2012
Nobuo Harada (butoh dance)+Toru Iwashita (dance)
+Takuji Kawai (piano)+Seiko Oumaru (costumes, installation)

starts 19:00
at Art Space Baku, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 14th November 2012
Takuji Kawai (piano, vocal) solo

starts 19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 17th Novemer 2012
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano Solo
in the event "birth"

opens 17:00
at Umegae-Sanso, Itoshima, Fukuoka

organized by Umegae-Sanso & Kumi Shimogama


■Saturday, 24th Novemer 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert at KEN vol.2 "Fire on the Plain"

program :
Takuji Kawai: Fire on the Plain #1-7 (2006)
Shostakovich: Piano Sonata No.2 (1943)
Liszt: Angelus! (1877)
Shohei Ooka: Fire on the Plain (fragmentary recitation of the novel)

starts 18:00
at Space KEN, Tokyo


■Sunday, 25th Novemer 2012
Takuji Kawai Solo (keyboard-harmonica etc)

at Kodairou, Soshigaya, Tokyo


■Monday, 26th November 2012
Kohshou Nanami(butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

starts 19:30
at Terpsichore, Nakano, Tokyo


■Tuesday, 27th November 2012
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Yumiko Tanaka (futozao-shamisen)

starts 20:00
at Ftarri, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 5th December 2012
Kazue Nakamura + Takuji Kawai 4-hand Piano Concert

program:
F.Schubert: Fantasie f-moll(1828)
E.Satie: Trois morceaux en forme de poire(1903)
I.Stravinsky: Five Easy Pieces(1917)
M.Feldman: Piano Piece 4 Hands(1958)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira: Binary Stars (1990)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira: Exercise (2009)
Hiroyuki Yamamoto: Marcia alla Turca (2011)
Toshiya Watanabe: Openwork (2012 commissioned piece)

starts 19:30
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka


■Friday, 7th December 2012
Takuji Kawai solo (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano etc)

starts 19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 8th December 2012
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.2

starts 19:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 14th December 2012
Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Antonio Borghini (contrabass) + Ayaka Azechi (dance)

starts 20:30
at Sowieso, Berlin


■Saturday, 15th December 2012
Takuji Kawai (piano) solo
short improvisation as opening of dance performance "Engawa"

starts 19:30
at Theaterhaus Berlin


■Sunday, 16th December 2012
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo

1-hour improvisation concert

starts 16:00
at Theaterhaus Berlin


■Monday, 17th December 2012
"Hugues Vincent invite le japon chez ackenbush"
1st set: Kumi Iwase(sax/clarinet) + Izumi Ose(piano/voice)
2nd set: Kohshou Nanami(dance) + Takuji Kawai(piano) + Hugues Vincent(cello)

20:30
at Ackenbush, Paris


■Tuesday, 18th December 2012
Hugues Vincent(cello) + Jerome Fouquet(trumpet) + Takuji Kawai(piano) + Izumi Ose(voice)

21:00
at Bab-ilo, Paris


■Wednesday, 19th December 2012
Kohshou Nanami (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:30
at A La Margueritte, Paris


■Saturday, 12th January 2013
Yoichi Usami (piano, words) + Takuji Kawai (piano, words)

19:00
at Art Kitchen Line#3 at Kon'ya 2023, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 20th January 2013
Takuji Kawai Lecture on Music vol.4

15:00
near Chikuzen-Fukae station, Itoshima, Fukuoka
reservation needed


■Friday, 25th January 2013
Takuji Kawai plays Modern Music at Shosai Livre

program:
Toru Takemitsu: Piano Distance
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Music for Piano #7
Yuji Takahashi: nabikafi
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Spiral Path No.2
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 19th Collection

19:30
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 26th January 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano solo)
in Fukae Community Center Lobby Concert

14:00
at Fukae Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Monday, 28th January 2013
Hugues Vincent (cello) + Kumi Iwase (clarinet)
+ Takuji Kawai (piano etc) + Izumi Ose (piano etc)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Tuesday, 29th January 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano)
in Fukuoka University of Education Concert

17:30
at Fukuoka University of Education, Munakata, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 3rd February 2013
14:30 in Isa, Kagoshima


■Monday, 4th February 2013
Takuji Kawai Classical Music Concert with Toy Pianos

18:00
at Pasta Imai, Isa, Kagoshima


■Monday (National Holiday), 11th February 2013
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.3

starts 16:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 15th February 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Live: Modern Classics at Chopin vol.1

program:
Bartok: Rumanian Folk Dances
Satie: Gnossiennes
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 19th Collection
Takuji Kawai: Milonga de tristeza, Pas de deux, Ode to Pluto

19:00
at Music Salon Chopin, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 16th February 2013
at Talk Event in Itoshima

15:00
at Kozai-no-mori, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 17th February 2013
Yumiko Tanaka (futozawo shamisen)+ Takuji Kawai (piano)

15:00
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Friday, 22nd February 2013
Hiroaki Ooi Piano Recital: Portrait of Composers #15

18:00
at Keyaki Hall, Tokyo


■Saturday, 23rd February 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

13:00
at Mori-no-Terrace, Tokyo

organized by YO Art + Planning


■Monday, 25th February 2013
Koh Ishikawa (sho) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:00
at Ftarri, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 27th February 2013
Toy Piano Night
with Kazue Nakamura, Kioko Yasuda, Sunao Isaji

20:00
at Sweet Rain, Nakano, Tokyo


■Sunday, 10th March 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

program:
Toru Takemitsu: Piano Distance
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Music for Piano #7
Yuji Takahashi: nabikafi
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Spiral Path No.2
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 19th Collection
Improvisation

17:00
at Joyful One, Sakai, Osaka


■Monday, 11th March 2013
Takuji Kawai, Teseong Lee

Keyboard-harmonica improvisation by Takuji Kawai
Song and guitar by Teseong Lee

19:30
at Noramaru Kitchen, Kobe


■Saturday, 6th April 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo
(and story of squid)

18:30
at Art Kitchen Line#3 at Kon'ya 2023, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 21st April 2013
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.4

15:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 25th April 2013
Takuji Kawai plays contemporary piano music

program:
Makiko Nishikaze: resonae-piani I, II, III [Japan premiere]
Haruyuki Suzuki: Scabrous I, II, III
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 22nd Collection "The Sunflower Speaks"
Yuji Takahashi: Furniture Renku
Takuji Kawai: New work

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 28th April 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert

14:00
at Yamano-Nishi-Bunka-Koryukan, Isa, Kagoshima


■Sunday, 12th May 2013
"Steinway Piano Relay" 2 Hour Concert - 18 pianists play 6 minutes each
in Shinkaichi Music Festival

14:00
at Kobe Art Village Center, Kobe


■Thursday, 16th May 2013
Takuji Kawai plays contemporary piano music

program:
Makiko Nishikaze: resonae-piani I, II, III [Japan premiere]
Haruyuki Suzuki: Scabrous I, II, III
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 22nd Collection "The Sunflower Speaks"
Yuji Takahashi: Furniture Renku
Takuji Kawai: New work

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe


■Saturday, 25th May 2013
talk "What is sound? What is listening?"
tutor: Takuji Kawai
organized by Kyushu-Yukai/Hyoutanza

16:00
at Art Kitchen Line#3 at Kon'ya 2023, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 26th May 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert
in Keyaki Street Music Festival

14:30〜15:15
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka

16:00〜16:45
at Antique Shop Via, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 5th June 2013
Pleasure of books in Rock Hollywood
(event organized by Hyoutanza)

part1
performance by Takuji Kawai(piano), Seihou Takagi(biwa), Kentaro Niibe(butoh)
part2
talk by Seigou Matsuoka

21:30
at Eternity, Fukuoka
(tickets sold out)


■Wednesday, 9th June 2013
Talk Event "40th Anniversary for Pablo Neruda"

by Ryuta Imafuku, Chikako Nakayama, Takuji Kawai, Yuko Shoji

14:00
at Hotaru-ya, Kumamoto


■Saturday, 15th June 2013
Live + Workshop

14:30
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 21st June 2013
Takuji Kawai Talk + Toy Piano Live

at Art-area b1, Osaka


■Sunday, 23rd June 2013
Takuji Kawai Toy Piano & Keyboard-harmonica Live

14:00
at Nagara-no-zaza, Otsu, Shiga


■Wednesday, 26th June 2013
Improvisation Live

Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica etc) & Mocchie (junk instrument),
Kame-Ali Electric [Nahoko Kamei (keyboard) & Ali Morimoto (gameboy)]

20:00
at Noramaru Kitchen, Kobe


■Wednesday, 17th July 2013
MOHENJO-DARO MIX vol.5

Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano), Izumi Ose (keyboard-harmonica, voice etc),
Akira Sanematsu (voice etc), Akihiro Ueda (electric guitar)

improvisations

19:30
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Friday, 19th July 2013
Masakazu Fujii (alto sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
+ Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Nawo Kobayashi (butoh dance)

improvisations

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 1st August 2013
Yukari Uekawa (soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

program:
improvisations
Piazzolla, Fujieda, Kawai

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 4th August 2013
Takuji Kawai Solo
in Taimei Matsunaga Photo Exhibition

15:00
at Galeria Arte Inoura, Fukuoka


■Monday, 5th August 2013
John Butcher - Takuji Kawai - Daisuke Takaoka Trio Improvisation

20:00
at Parker House Roll, Kyoto


■Tuesday, 6th August 2013
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano etc), Tomoe Inoue (keyboards), Chieko Yamaji (percussion)

19:30
at space eauuu, Kobe


■Wednesday, 7th August 2013
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano, organ), Shin'ichi Isohata (guitar)

20:00
at Chef d'oeuvre, Osaka


■Saturday, 10th August 2013
Yoichi Usami 60th Birthday Event - Duets

16:00〜18:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 25th August 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Manabu Suzuki (electronics) + Shin'ichi Isohata (guitar)

19:30
at Big Apple, Kobe


■Wednesday, 4th September 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Koki Hanada (guitar)
+ YoungJin Bae (Janggu) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)

improvisations

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 7th September 2013
Natsuko Tezuka (dance) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano)

18:00
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 18th September 2013
Yoichi Usami (piano, words, dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano, words)

19:00
at Art Kitchen Line#3 at Kon'ya 2023, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 24th September 2013
Sunao Isaji (melodica, piano, small instruments) + Takuji Kawai (toy piano, melodica, piano)
guest: Senkyu Okuda (handmade gourd instruments)

19:30
at Frame House, Kitahama, Osaka


■Friday, 4th October 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Wataru Fukuyama (bass) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Kohshou Nanami (dance)

improvisations

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 5th October 2013
Satsuki Hatsushima (calligraphy) + Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica, poetry reading)

14:00
at Iwataya, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 12th October 2013
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.5

15:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 16th October 2013
Satoru Sunahara Piano Solo Concert

program:
Takuji Kawai "After Hesse #1-4"
Ken Namba "Moon-Spell"
Somei Satoh "Choral"
Mamoru Fujieda "Patterns of Plants""Falling Scale #1-3"
"Doubles Resounded II"

piano: Satoru Sunahara

19:00
at Musicasa, Yoyogi-Uehara, Tokyo


■Thursday, 17th October 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Toshihiro Koike (trombone) + Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) + Biyo Kikuchi (dance)

improvisations

20:00
at Nana-hari, Tokyo


■Monday, 21st October 2013
Kazue Nakamura + Takuji Kawai (4-hand piano)

program:
F.Schubert: Fantasie f-moll(1828)
E.Satie: Trois morceaux en forme de poire(1903)
M.Feldman: Piano Piece 4 Hands(1958)
Yori-Aki Matsudaira: Binary Stars (1990)
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Up To Date (1990)
Takuji Kawai: Milonga di tristeza (1998)
Toru Takemitsu: Litany (1989) - Solo by K.Nakamura
(tba) - Solo by T.Kawai

19:30
at Casa Classica, Akasaka, Tokyo


■Tuesday, 22nd October 2013
Mushimaru Fujieda (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
also with Masakazu Fujii (sax), Kentaro Niibe, Go Yoshinaga, Minori (dance)

20:00
at KICHI, Ijiri, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 2nd November 2013
Piano Concert organized by Experimental Workshop in 1957

program:
works by Joji Yuasa, Keijiro Sato, Toru Takemitsu, Hiroyoshi Suzuki
and new work by Takuji Kawai

piano: Takuji Kawai

19:00
at Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center Small Hall, Kitakyushu
(retrospective exhibition held at Kitakyushu Museum of Modern Arts, Kitakyushu)


■Friday, 8th November 2013
Hugues Vincent (cello) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Kappa (noise) + Kohshou Nanami (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 9th November 2013
Hugues Vincent (cello) + Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Kohshou Nanami (dance)

18:30
at Restaurant Mille Fois Merci, Ibusuki, Kagoshima


■Sunday, 10th November 2013
Kohshou Nanami (dance) + Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Hana Taharasako (visual art)

19:30
at Paris Miki Tenmonkan Honten, Kagoshima City


■Thursday, 14th November 2013
Toru Iwashita (butoh-dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:00
at Momo-an, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 16th November 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Kohshou Nanami (dance) + Hana Taharasako (visual art)

15:00
at Nanmeikan, Makurazaki, Kagoshima


■Saturday, 23rd November 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert at Ginga-so

15:30
at Ginga-so, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 30th November 2013
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Daisuke Yamamoto (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 4th December 2013
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 14th December 2013
Piano Concert organized by Experimental Workshop in 1957

program:
works by Joji Yuasa, Keijiro Sato, Toru Takemitsu, Hiroyoshi Suzuki
and new work by Takuji Kawai

piano: Takuji Kawai

14:00
at Setagaya Art Museum Auditorium, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 18th December 2013
Tetuzi Akiyama (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + William Tokuhisa (voice)

20:00
at Ftarri, Tokyo


■Friday, 20th December 2013
Takuji Kawai piano solo live

20:00
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo


■Thursday, 26th December 2013
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo live

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 28th December 2013
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano etc),
Black & Mountain (Masafumi Ezaki + Kai-tsubu),
Yunaka-Kouta + Rabito Arimoto

19:00
at space eauuu, Kobe


■Monday, 6th January 2014
Reiko Imanishi (koto) + Shin-ichi Isohata (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (reed organ, toy piano, keyboard-harmonica)

19:00
at Chef d'oeuvre, Osaka


■Saturday, 18th January 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano), Satsuki Hatsushima (calligraphy)

10:00
at Hikitsu Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 19th January 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Koki Hanada (guitar)
+ YoungJin Bae (Janggu) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)

19:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Tuesday(National Holiday), 11th February 2014
Nora Festival

solo and duo with Natsuko Tezuka

12:00〜
at Reizensou, Fukuoka


■Tuesday(National Holiday), 11th February 2014
Improvised Performance
Dance: Norihito Ishii, Yoko Koike, Yuuka Ogata Music: Takuji Kawai

20:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 20th February 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Wataru Fukuyama (bass)
+ Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)
special participation: Mushimaru Fujieda (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 23rd February 2014
John Zorn's Cobra in Geiko Avant-garde Music Festival 2014

prompter: Koichi Makigami
musicians: Takuji Kawai, Yuji Nakamura, Daisuke Terauchi, Kenji Koshide,
Masakazu Fujii, Ryo Uchida, Yu Watanabe, Sayaka Watanabe,
Yuka Matsumura, Shigemasa Horio, avan, Gumi Shibata,
YoungJin Bae, Hitomi Ashino, Tomioka, Takayuki Yoshimura

16:30
at Multi-Dimensional Hall, Kyushu University, Ohashi, Fukuoka


■Friday, 14th March 2014
Kazue Nakamura + Takuji Kawai :4-hand Piano Concert

program:
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Up To Date (1990)
Yuji Takahashi: Toge-uta (1980/2009)
Keiko Harada: 4 Hands for a grand piano (2010)
Hiroyuki Yamamoto: Marcia alla Turca (2011)
Toshiya Watanabe: Openwork (2012 commissioned by Nakamura/Kawai)
Sunao Isaji: Karakuri-no-Ninin-Shohjoh (2014 commissioned work premier)
Takuji Kawai: Thing #3 (2014 new work premier)

19:15
at Ryogoku Monten Hall, Tokyo


■Sunday, 23rd March 2014
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.6

15:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 29th March 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano), Shoichi Iwamoto (percussion),
Yutaka Wakao (piano), Kumi Wakao (violin, visual score)

19:30
at Gatto Nero, Osaka
organized by Ompasha


■Monday, 31st March 2014
<OTO BATTLE>
Shoichi Iwamoto (percussion) + Takuji Kawai (piano), Akira Sanematsu,
Ali Morimoto + Daysuke Takaoka, Rabito Arimoto + Yoshinori Motoki

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 12th April 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Koki Hanada (guitar)
+ YoungJin Bae (Janggu) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 16th April 2014
Satoko Fukuda (violin)(from London, UK), Takuji Kawai (piano),
Shigemasa Horio (trumpet), Masakazu Fujii (sax)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 24th April 2014
Takuji Kawai plays comtemporary piano music

program:
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Spiral Path of Piano No.3(1991)
Haruyuki Suzuki: Artificial Sphere(2004)
Masamichi Kinoshita: crypte I(2011)
Toru Takemitsu: Uninterrupted Rests I-II-III(1952/59)
Keijiro Sato: 5 Poems for Piano(1953/55)
Joji Yuasa: Projection Topologic(1959)
Kazuo Fukushima: Ring of the Wind(1968)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 11th May 2014
Experimental Workshop in Shinkaichi
PART1 Electronic Music Concert PART2 Piano Concert

program
PART1
Pierre Schaeffer "Etude pathetique"(1948)
Toru Takemitsu "Static Relief"(1955)
Toru Takemitsu " Vocalism A. I. "(1956)
Philippe Arthuys"Boite A Musique"(1955)
Norman McLaren "Blinkity Blank"(1955)
Bruno Maderna "Notturno"(1956)
Makoto Moroi, Toshiro Mayuzumi "Variations on numerical principle of seven"(1956)
Joji Yuasa "L'espugue"(1953/2009)
Tomonari Higaki "Prisonniere"(2013)

acousmonium: Tomonari Higaki

PART2
Toru Takemitsu: Uninterrupted Rests(1952/59)
Toru Takemitsu: Piano Distance(1961)
Joji Yuasa: Cosmos Haptic(1957)
Joji Yuasa: Projection Topologic(1959)
Keijiro Sato: 5 Poems for Piano(1953/55)
Hiroyoshi Suzuki: 2 Pieces for Piano(1952)
Kazuo Fukushima: Ring of the Wind(1968)
Kazuo Fukushima: Suien(1972)
Takuji Kawai: Hommage to Hideko Fukushima(2013)

piano: Takuji Kawai

PART1 16:00-17:00 PART2 17:15-18:30
at Kobe Art Village Center, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 31st May 2014
Inari Walk #2 (Outdoor music workshop)
in Itoshima Arts Farm 2014

facilitator: Takuji Kawai

14:00-17:30
around Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Tuesday, 3rd June 2014
Satoru Sunahara Rhodes Piano Solo Concert

program:
Mamoru Fujieda: Falling Scale Nos.1-3, Doubles Resounded II, Patterns of Plants
Takuji Kawai: Thing #1-2, Elegy, Ode to Pluto, Celestial, prayer
Ken Namba: Roses at Moonlight

Rhodes piano: Satoru Sunahara

19:00
at Kyoto Art Center Hall, Kyoto


■Saturday, 12th July 2014
- Japan/Korea/China One Day Festival 2014 -
Takuji Kawai (piano) + YoungJin Bae (Janggu)
+ Koki Hanada (guitar) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)


19:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 13th September 2014
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert: Modern Classics vol.2
Aging and Nature - After Hermann Hesse

program:
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
Saburo Takata: Preludes (excerpts)
Caetano Veloso: O Homem Velho
Hermann Hesse: Poetry (recitation)
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4

19:00
at Music Salon Chopin, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 17th September 2014
Natsuko Tezuka+Takuji Kawai: Music/Dance Workshop

19:30-20:30 Music Workshop 20:45-21:45 Dance Workshop
in Nijoh-Ishizaki, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 21st September 2014
Takuji Kawai solo (keyboard-harmonica improvisation)
in Ryohei Noguchi Photography Exhibition 'Prayer'

19:00
at Studio Kura Gallery, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 5th October 2014
Takuji Kawai Piano solo
in Fukae Community Center Festival

playing "Folksongs and Children's Songs of Itoshima" on piano

around 12:00
at Fukae Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 11th October 2014
Takuji Kawai & I-nari Choir
in Itoshima International Art Festival 2014

members: Takuji Kawai, Izumi Ose, Naoyasu Haruta, Atsuko Moriizumi,
Minori Nishihara, Rie Matsuura, Natsuko Tezuka, Torao Oosawa,
Kazumi Kitamura, George Kitamura, Karin Ooi, Tsumugi Manno

15:00ca
at Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 19th October 2014
Takuji Kawai solo (keyboard-harmonica) "I-nari Songs"
in Itoshima International Art Festival 2014

12:00
at Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 22nd October 2014
Natsuko Tezuka+Takuji Kawai: Music/Dance Workshop

19:30-20:30 Music Workshop 20:45-21:45 Dance Workshop
in Nijoh-Ishizaki, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 24th October 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #1

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 26th October 2014
joins 'Terry Riley's In C'

15:30
at Hakozaki Hall, Kyushu University, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 1st November 2014
Takuji Kawai talks about his concert on Hesse
(to be held in Kobe on 2nd Dec)

17:00
at Bunka-mura (in Harborland), Kobe, Hyogo


■Wednesday, 5th November 2014
Duo Hans Koch (bass clarinet, soprano sax, electronics) + Gaudenz Badrutt (electronics, computer)
guest: Takuji Kawai (piano)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka

supported by Kulturstiftung Pro Helvetia, Swisslos/Canton of Bern, City of Biel/Bienne


■Thursday, 6th November 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #2

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 16th November 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + YoungJin Bae (Janggu) + Masakazu Fujii (sax) + Shigemasa Horio (trumpet)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Monday, 17th November 2014
Composer Humiwo Hayasaka: Music and Film

lecture by Yuichiro Nishimura
piano concert by Takuji Kawai

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 21st November 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #3

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 29th November 2014
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Shigemasa Horio (calligraphy)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Tuesday, 2nd December 2014
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert: After Hesse - Aging and Nature

program:
Erik Satie: Nocturnes #1-5
Mamoru Fujieda: Patterns of Plants 5th Collection
John Cage: Music for Piano #4-19
Saburo Takata: Preludes "Mountains fading into the twilight""By the dark-blue marsh"
Caetano Veloso: O Homem Velho, Rai das Cores
Hermann Hesse: Poetry (recitation)
Takuji Kawai: After Hesse #1-4

at Fugetsudo Hall, Kobe


■Thursday, 4th December 2014
piano-solo piano-duo
Shih-Yang Lee, Takuji Kawai, Ytamo&Nahoko Kamei

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe, Hyogo


■Friday, 12th December 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #4

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 17th December 2014
<Not Jazz at all vol.2>
capture (Yuji Nakamura + Kenji Koshide), Takuji Kawai (piano),
Shayne Bowden (noise) + Takayuji Hatae (guitar) + Tsuneo Takei (drums)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 25th December 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Wataru Fukuyama (bass) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Ryoko Matsuoka (butoh dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 26th December 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #5

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 17th December 2014
<Not Jazz at all vol.2>
capture (Yuji Nakamura + Kenji Koshide), Takuji Kawai (piano),
Shayne Bowden (noise) + Takayuji Hatae (guitar) + Tsuneo Takei (drums)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 25th December 2014
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Wataru Fukuyama (bass) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Ryoko Matsuoka (butoh dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 26th December 2014
Graphic Score Workshop #5

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 10th January 2015
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica) solo, session, collaboration with dance group 'Hae-chichi'
in Performances at Factory

19:00
at Factory UNVELASHU, Fukuoka


■Friday, 16th January 2015
Takuji Kawai (piano) solo
in Hiroshige Kagawa Painting for Fukushima Project

18:00
at KIITO, Kobe


■Tuesday, 27th January 2015
Takuji Kawai (piano, toy piano)
in Fukuoka University of Education Concert

solo and collaboration with Kozan Yamazaki (shakuhachi)

program:
Igor Stravinsky: Piano Rag Music [piano]
Fumiwo Hayasaka: Piano Music for Chamber (excerpts) [piano]
John Cage: Suite for toy piano [toy piano]
Tozan Nakao: Kan-getsu [shakuhachi]
Makoto Moroi: Chikurai Gosho [shakuhachi]
Katsutoshi Nagasawa: Mayudama-no-uta [shakuhachi&piano]
Improvisation [shakuhachi&piano]

14:30
at Fukuoka University of Education, Munakata, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 29th January 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
F.Hayasaka: Pieces for Piano
T.Kawai: I-nari Songs - version for piano
Folksongs and Children's Songs of Itoshima
T.Kawai: Lessons from the Moon and the Sea #2 (premier)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 21st February 2015
Takuji Kawai (piano solo)
in Fukae Community Center Lobby Concert

13:30
at Fukae Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 26th February 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
Folksongs and Children's Songs of Japan
T.Kawai: I-nari Songs - version for piano - 2nd collection(2014/2015)
T.Kawai: Songs of ethics #1-3(2015premier)
Y.Takahashi: Midare-midarete(1997), Odradek(1987/2010), The Pain of the Wandering Wind(1982)
etc

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 27th February 2015
Event around Jean-Claude Lebensztejn's Miaulique

by Yosuke Morimoto, Katsuhiko Keida, Yuko Shoji and Takuji Kawai

14:30
at Kusunoki Hall, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto


■Friday, 20th March 2015
Yuji Takahashi: talk and short concert

talk & piano : Yuji Takahashi
interviewers: Susumu Kanegae, Takuji Kawai

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 28th March 2015
Shigemasa Horio (trumpet) + Masakazu Fujii (sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
+ Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Kentaro Niibe (dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 29th March 2015
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) Solo
"Enjoy the toy piano and keyboard-harmonica music! Sing and read together!" VOL.7

15:00
at Itoya, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 4th April 2015
CD "I-nari Songs by keyboard-harmonica" : Dedication Concert

composition and keyboard-harmonica : Takuji Kawai

15:00
at Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 8th April 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
Folksongs and Children's Songs of Japan
Yori-Tsune Matsudaira: Chanson des enfants, Chanson des paysans
from the Piano Suite "Le Beau Japon" (1969)
Toru Takemitsu: For Away (1973)
Yuji Takahashi: Chained Hands in Prayer (1976), Mulle Taryong (Turn, Turn the Spinning Wheel)(1978)
Takuji Kawai: Music for Arthur Binard's 'Here We Live - Ben Shahn's Lucky Dragon' (2015premier)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Monday, 13th April 2015
Takuji Kawai (piano), Tsugumi Harayama (piano), bikemondo (harmonica)
Hideki Harayama (alto sax), Masaru Suzuki (guitar), Makoto Inada (contrabass)

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe, Hyogo


■Wednesday, 15th April 2015
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica), mitsuyoshi matsuda, musika-nt

20:00
at space eauuu, Kobe, Hyogo


■Wednesday, 22nd April 2015
Earth Day Performance
by the Cornelius Cardew Choir (dir. by Tom Bickley)
and the Sonoma State University Percussion Improvisation Ensemble (dir. by Jennifer Wilsey)

program:
Takuji Kawai: Brushing Piece (US premier)
Pauline Oliveros: Environmental Dialogue
etc

19:30
at Schroeder Hall, Green Music Center, Sonoma State University
(1801 E.Cotati Av, Rohnert Park, Carifornia, USA)


■Wednesday, 22nd April 2015
Fumie Hihara (koto) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Koji Shimakawa (overtone inst)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 23rd April 2015
Fumie Hihara (koto) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica) + Koji Shimakawa (overtone inst)

19:00
at Studio Kura Gallery, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 24th April 2015
Fumie Hihara (koto) + Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Koji Shimakawa (overtone inst)

19:00
at Cafe Ripple, Nomozaki, Nagasaki


■Saturday, 25th April 2015
Fumie Hihara (koto) + Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Koji Shimakawa (overtone inst)

15:00
at Ryuto-sen/Fusui-an, Nagasaki


■Thursday, 30th April 2015
Mushimaru Fujieda (dance), Takuji Kawai (piano), Naaya (crystal bowl), kaz, Sachi Tanioka

19:00
at Shosai Livre, Fukuoka


■Friday, 1st May 2015
Cornelius Cardew Choir: 14th Anniversary Concert
with Che Guevara Memorial Marching (and Stationary) Accordion Band

program:
Takuji Kawai: Brushing Piece
Pauline Oliveros: Environmental Dialogue
etc

20:00
at Berkeley Arts (2133 University Ave., Carifornia, USA)


■Thursday, 7th May 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
Folksongs and Children's Songs from Japan (Itoshima and Toyama)
Burmese Traditional Music
Takuji Kawai: Suite (1992/2015premier)
Takuji Kawai: Fly-Tiger-Angel (after W.Blake)(keyboard-harmonica)(2015premier)
Haruyuki Suzuki: Grove (2012premier)
Dufay: La belle se siet
improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Monday, 11th May 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo

program:
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs (2014/15)
Folksongs and Children's Songs from Itoshima and other areas of Japan
Burmese traditional music, Thai traditional music
Takuji Kawai: Suite (1992/2015)
Toru Takemitsu: Piano Distance (1961)
Yuji Takahashi: Chained Hands in Prayer (1976)
improvisation

19:30
at Nana-hari, Hacchobori, Tokyo
2,500yen


■Sunday, 17th May 2015
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica) solo
in Give Me Vegitable Party : Itoshima Sharehouse 2nd Anniversary

10:00-
at Itoshima Sharehouse, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 22nd May 2015
Ochoko (vocal, voice) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 24th May 2015
Workshop: Group-Composition of Songs

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

15:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 6th June 2015
Shigemasa Horio (trumpet) + Masakazu Fujii (sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
+ Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Kentaro Niibe (dance) + Kohshou Nanami (dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 11th June 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
Folksongs and Children's Songs from Japan
Indonesian Gamelan Music (Sunda district)
Haruyuki Suzuki: Concentric Circle (2007)
Takuji Kawai: Weeping I Laugh (1992)
Guillaume de Machaut: Kyrie (Messe de Nostre Dame) (14ct)
Christian Wolff: Edges (1968)
and more

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 17th June 2015
<Improvised Music Duet>
Takayuki Hatae (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 28th June 2015
Workshop: Group-Composition of Songs #2

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

15:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 4th July 2015
Contemporary Piano Music : Lecture&Concert #1
"Inside Piano"

Lecture, Piano: Takuji Kawai

Program:
Joji Yuasa: Projection Esemplastic
Toru Takemitsu: Corona
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Music for Piano #3, #5, #7

19:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 18th July 2015
Contemporary Piano Music : Lecture&Concert #2
"Prepared Piano"

Lecture, Piano: Takuji Kawai

Program (all composed by John Cage):
The Perilous Night
In the Name of the Holocaust
Prelude for Meditation
Root of an Unfocus
A Valentine Out of Season
Music for Marcel Duchamp
Our Spring Will Come

19:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Monday(National Holiday), 20th July 2015
Workshop: Group-Composition of Songs #3

Facilitator: Takuji Kawai

15:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 8th August 2015
Takuji Kawai Piano Concert - Contemporary Music of Japanese Composers

program:
Fumiwo Hayasaka: Piano Music for Chamber (1941)
Toru Takemitsu: Piano Distance (1961)
Toru Takemitsu: For Away (1973)
Yuji Takahashi: Chained Hands in Prayer (1976)
Yuji Takahashi: Mulle Taryeong (Turn, Turn the Spinning Wheel) (1978)
Haruyuki Suzuki: Concentric Circle (2007)
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs -Piano Version- (2014/15)

18:00
at Kobe Fugetsudo Hall, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 15th August 2015
Improvised Music Gig
by Daniel Malinsky (electronics solo), Takuji Kawai (piano solo), capture (woodwind quartet)

19:30
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 29th August 2015
Kazunobu Yanagi (live painting) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Kazue Miyahara (dance)
in Japan-US Artist-Exchange Exhibition in Kyushu 2015

13:00〜13:30
at Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka

movie


■Wednesday, 2nd & Thursday 3rd September 2015
Aki Takahashi + Takuji Kawai Piano Duo Concert

program (the same in both evenings):
John Cage: Furniture Music Etcetera (1980)
Morton Feldman: Two Pieces for Two Pianos (1954), Two Pianos (1957), Vertical Thoughts 1 (1963)
Christian Wolff : Duo for Pianists II (1958)
Joji Yuasa:Projection Esemplastic (1961)
Haruna Miyake:Psalm on the Anti-world (1987/95)
Makiko Nishikaze:melodia-piano IV (2015) *world premier
improvisation

19:00
at Ryogoku Monten Hall, Tokyo
*sold out


■Thursday, 8th October 2015
Makiko Nishikaze + Takuji Kawai

program (subject to change):
Makiko Nishikaze: Ach! Piano 1&2 (2015), moremelodies III (2015)
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs for 4-Hand Piano (2014/15)
Alvin Curran: Triadic Limbo (2007), Saltando in Padella (2004)
J.S.Bach: Four Duets
Christian Wolff: Edges (1968), Grete (Microexercises) (2007)
improvisation

20:00
at Guggenheim House, Kobe, Hyogo

2000yen(reservation)/2500yen(door)


■Monday(National Holiday), 12th October 2015
Makiko Nishikaze Workshop "Sounds, Listening, Composing"
facilitator: Makiko Nishikaze
organized by Color Records

16:00 - 18:00
at art space tetra, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 14th October 2015
Makiko Nishikaze + Takuji Kawai

program (subject to change):
Makiko Nishikaze: Ach! Piano 1&2 (2015), moremelodies III (2015)
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs for 4-Hand Piano (2014/15)
Alvin Curran: Triadic Limbo (2007), Saltando in Padella (2004)
J.S.Bach: Four Duets
Christian Wolff: Edges (1968), Grete (Microexercises) (2007)
improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 17th October 2015
Kohshou Nanami (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Hana Taharasako (visual art)

18:20-50, 19:20-50
in Street Art-plex, Kumamoto


■Monday, 19th October 2015
Aogu Tanimoto (violin) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Akira Sanematsu (voice etc)

20:00
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 22nd October 2015
<Improvised Music Duet>
Takayuki Hatae (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 29th October 2015
"Danish-Japanese Sound Art Meeting Vol#5"
Jakob Draminsky (electronics, melodion, sound objects) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Akihiro Ueda (guitar)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 31st October 2015
Takuji Kawai (toy piano, keyboard-harmonica) solo
in an exhibition-event presented by Novelcellpoem

14:00
at Pass the Baton Omotesando, Tokyo


■Monday, 2nd November 2015
<Guutai to Mizu #2>
improvised duet by Margatica (dance) & Takuji Kawai (piano)

20:00
at Hyphen, Jiyugaoka, Tokyo


■Saturday, 7th November 2015
<Improvisation>
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums)
with Ryoko Matsuoka (dance) + Daisuke Yamamoto (dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 14th November 2015
<Takuji Kawai & friends>
Takuji Kawai (piano)
with
Kanae Yamamoto (crystal bowls), Ayumi Shibahara (dance),
Naoki Matsumoto (dance), Hidenori Horiuchi (piano)

program: J.S.Bach, Satie, Piazzolla, Kawai, folksongs, improvisation

19:00
at Cafe alikwa, Fukuoka


■Friday, 20th November 2015
<Graphic Score Workshop>(closed)

facilitator: Takuji Kawai

15:30
at Hyogo Junior High School, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 21st November 2015
<Graphic Score Workshop>

facilitator: Takuji Kawai

18:00-20:00
at Kobe Art Village Center, Kobe, Hyogo


■Sunday, 22nd November 2015
Michiru Inoue (butoh dance) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica)

15:00
at Butoh Seiryu-sha Atelier, Ogori, Fukuoka

photos(facebook)


■Tuesday, 24th November 2015
Sessue Hayakawa Film Festival
"O-mimi san"(1914, silent film) [piano: Takuji Kawai] and more

13:30 & 18:30
at Hollywood School Hall, Roppongi, Tokyo


■Saturday, 28th November 2015
<Lecture Concert "Contemporary Piano Music">

part 1 - Takuji Kawai (lecture, piano)
part 2 - improvisation by Takuji Kawai (piano) and Katsumasa Kuroda (live painting)

13:30-16:00
at Kyoto Women's University, Kyoto

open to public


■Saturday, 12th December 2015
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica)
+ Shigemasa Horio (calligraphy, trumpet)

17:30 calligraphy workshop
20:00 concert
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 17th December 2015
<Improvisation>
Tetsu Nagasawa (percussion) + Takuji Kawai (piano)
with Yoshihiko Yamabe (ki-dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 13th February 2016
Takuji Kawai solo
in Fukae Community Center Lobby Concert

13:30
at Fukae Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 27th February 2016
<Peshawar-kai Charity Concert>

14:00
at Acros Fukuoka Symphony Hall, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 28th February 2016
<Improvisation>
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums)
with Daisuke Yamamoto (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 10th March 2016
<Improvisation>
Tetsu Nagasawa (percussion) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 22nd April 2016
<Improvisation>
Ochoko (vocal, voice) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Shido Tanimoto (shakuhachi)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 24th April 2016
<Workshop + Concert>
16:00-18:00 Workshop for Expression: Song-Making (facilitator: Takuji Kawai)
18:00-18:30 Organic Marche
18:30-19:15 Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica solo) concert

at Umi-kaeru, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 19th May 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program:
Folksongs from Japan
Takuji Kawai: Thing #1, 2, 4
Takuji Kawai: Kaminominasayo (new work)
Takuji Kawai: Koso-juju (new work)
Western Medieval Music
Burmese Music
improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 28th May 2016
capture plus vol.10
Catherine Kubota, Giovanni Tanaka, Hanae Barazono (reading, improvised act),
Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica), Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 29th May 2016
<Workshop + Concert>
16:30-18:30 Workshop for Expression: Song-Making #2 (facilitator: Takuji Kawai)
18:30-19:00 Organic Marche
19:00-19:45 Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica & toy piano) concert

at Umi-kaeru, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 12th June 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Scene vol.3

program:
Takuji Kawai: Suite (1992/2015), Thing #1,2,4 (2013-2016)
Yuji Takahashi: Odradek (1987/2010)
Yori-Tsune Matsudaira: Chanson des enfants, Chanson des paysans
from the Piano Suite "Le Beau Japon" (1969)
Folksongs of Japan: Dekansho-bushi (Hyogo pref.), Rokogi-uta (Hyogo),
Mugiya-bushi (Toyama), Ecchu-owara-bushi (Toyama), Yamanaka-bushi (Ishikawa)
Rice-planting Song (Itoshima, Fukuoka), Weeding Song (Itoshima, Fukuoka),
Umeboshi (Saga), Takashima-bushi (Nagasaki), Kariboshi-kiri-uta (Miyazaki)
Burmese Traditional Music
Indonesian Gamelan Music (Sunda district)
Guillaume Dufay: La belle se siet
Guillaume de Machaut: Pas de tor en thies pais
improvisation

15:00
at Kobe Fugetsudo Hall, Kobe, Hyogo


■Saturday, 25th June 2016
Composer Toru Takemitsu: 20th Memorial

lecture by Shigehiro Yamamoto
piano concert by Takuji Kawai

program (all composed by Toru Takemitsu):
Romance
Uninterrupted Rests I, II, III
Piano Distance
Corona
For Away
Piano Pieces for Children #1 Breeze #2 Clouds

at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 26th June 2016
<Workshop + Concert>
16:30-18:30 Workshop for Expression: Song-Making #3 (facilitator: Takuji Kawai)
18:30-19:00 Organic Marche
19:00-19:45 Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica & toy piano) concert

at Umi-kaeru, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 7th July 2016
"Galaxy Express in the Garden"
Yu Kimura (dance), Takayuki Hatae (guitar), Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano),
Michiru Inoue (butoh-dance), Lantern. (Ryow + Ryosuke Fukuda)(alternative country)

19:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 9th July 2016
<Improvisation>
Tetsu Nagasawa (percussion) + Yu Kimura (dance) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 13th July 2016
Takayuki Hatae (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano)

19:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Monday (National Holiday), 18th July 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo
in Benir Cafe 5th Anniversary Event

18:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 21st July 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program (subject to change)
Haruna Miyake: 43°North...A Tango
Christian Wolff: Tilbury
Christian Wolff: Exercise 15
Guillaume de Machaut: Gloria
Takuji Kawai: Thing #5 (premier)
Takuji Kawai: Okura
Japanese Folksongs: Kari-boshi-kiri-uta, Gomanzai, Kodai-jin
and more

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 28th July 2016
<Improvisation>
Taiichi Kamimura (sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Ryoko Matsuoka (butoh-dance)

20:00
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 31st July 2016
<Workshop + Concert>
16:30-18:30 Workshop for Expression: Song-Making #4 (facilitator: Takuji Kawai)
18:30-19:15 Organic Marche
19:15-20:00 Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica & toy piano) concert

at Umi-kaeru, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 5th August 2016
Graphic Score Workshop 2016@Greenchord vol.1/2
facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30-21:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 24th August 2016
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano) + Takayuki Hatae (guitar)

19:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 26th August 2016
Graphic Score Workshop 2016@Greenchord vol.2/2
facilitator: Takuji Kawai

19:30-21:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 31st August 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program (subject to change)
Haruna Miyake: My D
Christian Wolff: Snowdrop
Toru Takemitsu: Rain Tree Sketch
Guillaume de Machaut: Credo
Takuji Kawai: The Fly - the Tiger - the Angel (2015)
Takuji Kawai: Thing #5
Takuji Kawai: Thing #6 (premier)
Japanese Folksongs
improvisation
and more

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 14th September 2016
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tetsu Nagasawa (percussion)

20:00
at Del Sol Cafe, Yahata, Kita-kyushu
(N.B. venue changed !)


■Saturday, 17th & Sunday, 18th September 2016
performance in "Amami Jiyu Daigaku 2016"
(organized by Ryuta Imafuku)

in Amani islands, Kagoshima


■Friday, 30th September 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program (subject to change)
improvisation
Brazilian Music (works of A.C.Jobim etc)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Tuesday, 4th October 2016
<Improvisation>
Mushimaru Fujieda (dance), Kentaro Niibe (dance), Takuji Kawai (piano),
Kouki Hanada (guitar), Ryoko Matsuoka (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 14th October 2016
<Improvisation>
Kohshou Nanami (dance), Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano),
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax), Shogo Takenaga (electronics)

20:00
at IAF shop, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 22nd & Sunday 23rd October 2016
Takuji Kawai's I-nari Ensemble/Choir 2016
in Itoshima International Art Festival 2016

members: Takuji Kawai, Rie Matsuura, Kazumi Kitamura,
Tokie Ito, Takashi Kamiyama, Yuji Nakamura,
Sanae Ohki, Yukinori Tanamachi

timetable found at the link above
at Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 28th October 2016
FFAC Art Management Seminar 2016

talk guests: Hirofumi Matsuzaki, Takuji Kawai
moderator: Shin-ichi Hanada

19:00
at Fukuoka City Foundation for Arts and Cultural Promotion, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 29th October 2016
Takuji Kawai solo (keyboard-harmonica) "I-nari Songs 2016"
in Itoshima International Art Festival 2016

16:00-16:30
at Masue Gonkuro Inari Shrine, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 11th November 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 12th November 2016
<Workshop + Concert>
15:00-17:00 Workshop for Expression: Song-Making #5 (facilitator: Takuji Kawai)
17:00-18:00 Organic Marche
18:00-18:45 Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica & toy piano) concert

at Umi-kaeru, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 27th November 2016
<Modashi Modasazu Soranomizu>
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano)
+ Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax)
+ Takayuki Hatae (guitar)

19:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 10th December 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program (subject to change)
Chopin: Nocturnes #5, #6 (19th century)
Guillaume de Machaut: Sanctus (14th century)
Bartok: 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs (1914/18)
Christian Wolff: Excercise #16 (1975)
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs 2016 -piano version- (2016)
Takuji Kawai: Iroha-uta (2016)
Children's Traditional Songs from Japan
Improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday/National Holiday, 23rd December 2016
<Improvisation>
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Michiru Inoue (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Monday, 26th December 2016
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

program (subject to change)
Guillaume de Machaut: Excerpts from Notre Dame Mass
Haruna Miyake: 43°North...A Tango
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Inexhaustible Fountain
Kazuo Fukushima: Ring of the Wind
Kazuo Fukushima: Sui-en
Christian Wolff: Exercise #15, #16
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs 2016
Takuji Kawai: Thing #6
improvisation

19:30
at Salone Fontana, Soshigaya, Tokyo


■Wednesday, 28th December 2016
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Yu Kimura (dance)

20:00
at Shichoshitsu, Jimbo-cho, Tokyo


■Saturday, 14th January 2017
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano) + Takayuki Hatae (guitar)

19:30
at Greenchord, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 21st January 2017
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live

program (subject to change)
Guillaume de Machaut: Agnus Dei - Ite Missa Est (14th century)
Chopin: 4 Mazurkas op.6 (19th century)
Christian Wolff: Three Studies (1975/78)
Toshi Ichiyanagi: Inexhaustible Fountain (1990)
Kazuo Kikkawa: Preludes #1, 2 (1992)
Takuji Kawai: Worksong "Sui-zui-sa" (2015/16)
Takuji Kawai: (St) Thing (2017 premier)
Children's Traditional Songs from Japan
improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 28th January 2017
Solo & Session

Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica),
Daisuke Yabuno (guitar),
Yoshinori Motoki (junk)

20:00
at Noramaru Kitchen, Kobe


■Wednesday, 8th February 2017
Takayuki Hatae (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Keiichiro Uemura (drums)

20:00
at Del Sol Cafe, Yahata, Kita-kyushu


■Saturday, 18th February 2017
Takuji Kawai (piano solo)
in Fukae Community Center Lobby Concert

13:30〜16:30
at Fukae Community Center, Itoshima, Fukuoka


■Friday, 24th February 2017
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live (Hakosui2017#2)

program (subject to change)
Leonel Power: Anima mea liquefacta est, Beata progenies (15th century)
Bartok: 8 Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs (1920)
Yori-tsune Matsudaira: Fantaisie de "Roei" from Le Beau Japon (1969)
Christian Wolff: Exercises #17, #1 (1973/75)
Takuji Kawai: Matsukuni (2017)
Takuji Kawai: Beata progenies (2017)
Children's Traditional Songs from Japan
Kagura-uta
Music with audience
improvisation

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 4th March 2017
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Concert

program (subject to change)
Guillaume de Machaut: Excerpts from Notre Dame Mass
Kazuo Fukushima: Ring of the Wind
Christian Wolff: Exercise #15
Haruna Miyake: 43°North...A Tango
Takuji Kawai: I-nari Songs 2016
Takuji Kawai: Thing #6
Children's Traditional Songs from Japan
improvisation

18:30
at Shuyukan(tel 0748-32-2054), Ohmi-Hachiman, Shiga

2500yen(reservation)/3000yen(door)


■Tuesday, 14th March 2017
<Improvisation>
Sana Nagano (violin), Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax),
Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 18th March 2017
<Improvisation>
Tetsu Nagasawa (percussion) + Takuji Kawai (piano)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 31st March 2017
Takuji Kawai Piano Solo Live (Hakosui2017#3)

program (subject to change)
J.S.Bach: Chaconne (arranged by J.Brahms for left hand only)
J.S.Bach: Allemanda, Sarabanda from Violin Partita #2 (keyboard-harmonica)
O.Messiaen: Ile de feu I (1950)
Hikaru Hayashi: Shima-kodomo-uta2 (Nursery Songs from Southern Islands)(excerpts)(1980-84)
Takuji Kawai: Thing #8 (2017 premier)
improvisation
and more

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 2nd April 2017
<Improvisation>
Mitsuaki Matsumoto (prepared biwa), Ryoko Matsuoka (butoh-dance),
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax), Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica, toy piano)

17:00
at IAF SHOP*, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 16th April 2017
<J.S.Bach Charity Concert>

part 1:
Piano recital by Takashi Yamazaki
part 2:
Three Solos by Itoshima local musicians
- Bach works by Akihito Ogura (cello), by Motoki Ishibashi (sax), improvisation by Takuji Kawai (piano)
part 3:
Female Choir Choeur Coeur & Yoko Murata Itoshima Community Chorus

14:00
at Kyushu University Shiiki Hall, Fukuoka


■Monday, 24th April 2017
<Humiwo Hayasaka: Piano Music>

17 Pieces for Piano by Humiwo Hayasaka (piano: Takuji Kawai)

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 28th April 2017
<Improvisation>
Ryuichi Daijo (guitar), Takuji Kawai (piano),
Shigemasa Horio (cornet), Tetsu Nagasawa (drums)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Monday, 22nd May 2017
<Music of Toru Takemitsu>

Works by Toru Takemitsu (piano: Takuji Kawai)

program:
Romance (1948/49)
Uninterrupted Rests #1,2,3 (1952/59)
I Just Sing (1958)
Piano Distance (1961)
Song of ◯'s and △'s (1961)
Corona (1962)
In the Month of March (1965)
Waltz (1966)
For Away (1973)
Piano Pieces for Children #1 Breeze #2 Clouds (1979)
Rain Tree Sketch (1982)
Will Tomorrow, I Wonder, Be Cloudy or Clear? (1985)

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Thursday, 1st June 2017
Takayuki Hatae (guitar) + Takuji Kawai (piano, keyboard-harmonica) + Keiichiro Uemura (drums)

20:00
at Del Sol Cafe, Yahata, Kita-kyushu


■Sunday, 11th June 2017
Kumio Kurachi (guitar, vocal) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Akira Sanematsu (voice, percussion)

17:30
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka


■Monday, 26th June 2017
<Hikaru Hayashi: Piano Music & Songs>

Works by Hikaru Hayashi (piano: Takuji Kawai, vocal: Layla)

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 1st July 2017
<Improvisation>
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Michiru Inoue (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 22nd July 2017
<Improvisation>
Yuji Nakamura (bass clarinet, soprano sax) + Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tetsu Nagasawa (drums)
guest: Tomohide Midori (sax)

20:00
at Riverside, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 5th August 2017
<Group Reading Workshop>
in Hakozaki Art Terminal Festival 2017

facilitator: Takuji Kawai

16:00〜17:20
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka

more info (in Japanese)


■Sunday, 6th August 2017
Yoshiki Kato (oud) + Takuji Kawai (piano, melodion)

18:00
at Miya-no-mori Gallery Momo-An, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 16th August 2017
<Fukuoka Improv Festival 2017>
Tomomi Adachi (voice, electronics, self-made inst), Akira Sanematsu(voice, perc),
Takuji Kawai (melodion), Natsuko Tezuka (dance)

20:00
at IAF SHOP*, Fukuoka


■Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
<Benir Cafe Farewell Concert>
Naoko Iwatsu, Yuka Otsubo, Yuta Kato, Takuji Kawai, Takeshi Hashiguchi,
Aya Fujishima, Michiyo Maeno, Layla, Mayumi Nakano, Susumu Kanegae, and more

19:00
at Benir Cafe, Fukuoka


■Friday, 1st September 2017
Takuji Kawai (keyboard-harmonica) solo (or session or..)
in Shinano Primitive Sense Art Festival - The Water's Edge Ritual

17:00-
at Sennen-no-Mori, Ohmachi, Nagano


■Sunday, 3rd September 2017
Takuji Kawai Project Performance (with workshop participants)
"Minokuchi Nuna no Uta (Water's Edge: Jade Songs)"
in Shinano Primitive Sense Art Festival - The Water's Edge Ritual

13:00-
at Shinano Kodo Hall, Ohmachi, Nagano


■Saturday, 9th September 2017
<Improvisation with Dance>
Takuji Kawai (piano) + Tsuneo Takei (drums) + Tomihide Midori (sax) + Michiru Inoue (dance)

19:30
at Hakozaki Aquarium Cafe, Fukuoka


■Saturday, 16th September 2017
<Talk Session>
Takeshi Igawa (artist) + Takuji Kawai (musician)

14:00-16:00
at CASASAGA, Saga


■Monday (National Holiday), 18th September 2017
<KoKoKo no dance>

dance directed by Manizia, music by Takuji Kawai and Takuichiro Inuzuka
produced by NPO Fukuoka Children's Hospice Project

13:00-
at Fukuoka Civic Hall, Fukuoka


■Sunday, 29th October 2017
<Perfect Dance>

Dance for Parkinson's directed by Manizia, music by Takuji Kawai and Yuji Nakamura

13:00-
at Pomplaza Hall, Fukuoka


■Wednesday, 1st November 2017
<Yoshiki Kato (oud) + Takuji Kawai (piano, melodion)>

19:30
at Soutokuan, Osaka


■Saturday, 11th November 2017
<Takuji Kawai Piano Concert & Workshop>

part1(14:00-15:00)
Piano Concert
part1(15:00-16:30)
Workshop

at Hasu-ya Cafe, Tsuyazaki, Fukuoka
organized by Takao Fukui


■Saturday, 25th November 2017
<Takuji Kawai Piano Recital>

program
Humiwo Hayasaka: Piano Pieces for Chamber (1941)(excerpts)
Christian Wolff: Exercise #15 (1975)
Hirokazu Hiraishi: Chronoscape (2006)
Yuji Takahashi: Nabikafi (2007)
Masamichi Kinoshita: Crypte I (2011)
Takuji Kawai: Thing #6 (2016)

19:00
at Kawai Hiroshima Concert Salon Pace, Hiroshima
2,500yen(members)/3,000yen(non-members)





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