Sound Exploration with Otomo Yoshihide/FEN

14 May 2016

Event times

Concert #1 Club-style Session: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Concert #2 Auditorium Session: 9:30 – 10:30 pm

Cost of entry

Concert #1
$18/$15 Japan Society members

Concert #2
$18/$15 Japan Society members

Two Session Pass
$32/$26 Japan Society members. Available by calling the Box Office at (212) 715-1258

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Travel Information

  • M15 to 47th Street, M101 or M102 north on Third Avenue to 47th Street, or crosstown M50 (on weekdays) or M42
  • 4,5,6,7 and S at Grand Central Station; 6 at 51st Street and Lexington Avenue; and the E, M at Lexington Avenue and 53rd Street. Public parking available nearby.
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The North American debut of Wizard noise unit FEN (Far East Network) at Japan Society. A one-of-a-kind evening of sound exploration!


Led by pioneer Japanese experimental musician Otomo Yoshihide, who was hailed by The New York Times as “incredibly adept…” and is also known for his composition of the hit theme song from the 2013 NHK morning drama Amachan (あまちゃん), FEN includes leading avant-garde musicians from throughout Asia of equivalent prestige to Otomo in Japan: Ryu Hankil (Seoul), Yan Jun (Beijing), and Yuen Chee Wai (Singapore).

Arrive early, and explore Japan Society's Gallery's spring exhibition In the Wake: Japanese Artists Respond to 3/11. Extended hours until 7 PM on May 14 and free admission to all FEN ticket holders! 

Exhibiting artistsToggle

Ryu Hankil

Yuen Chee Wai

Otomo Yoshihide

Yan Jun

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