“In the wood, in the hut, in the mind” the 5th July 14.15 pm, Sirius

"In the wood, in the hut, in the mind" is a series
of meditations on music, words, and sound based around the poetry of Matsuo Basho (c.1644-1694), Japanese poet of the Edo period. In addition to Graham Lynch’s new composition, Present-Past-Future-Present, that has been written to fit in with our performances, the event includestraditional Zen Buddhist music played by shakuhachi- and hochiku flutes, seventeenth-century and contemporary musical meditations written for harpsichord, and poetry written by Basho.

Assi Karttunen; harpsichord

Jone Takamäki; shakuhachi- ja hochiku -flutes, percussions

Petra Frey; actor

Pauliina Hulkko; theatre director, dramaturge

Couperin, Froberger, Takemitsu, Scelsi, Lynch