Biography

Ko Ishikawa

  • Tokyo, Japan, 1963
  • Performer (shō)

Shō player Ko Ishikawa studied Japanese traditional Gagaku music under his masters Mayumi Miyata, Hideaki Bunno and Sukeyasu Shiba. He has been performing not only Gagaku music but also contemporary and experimental music. He is widely acclaimed on the national and international scenes.

In 2017, he has participated in ’Yugenism: Animated Soundscapes of the Japanese Sublime’ (London), ‘ISCM World New Music Days 2017’ (Vancouver) and ’In a Winter garden’ (Stanford University, California).

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