The Beauty Of 8: Five-City Tour

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19 Jul 2019 to 27 Jul 2019


Internationally renowned performing ensemble Taikoz presents The Beauty Of 8, featuring Guest Artists dancer-drummer Chieko Kojima of the famed KODO taiko group and Shakuhachi Grand Master Riley Lee. Ex-Taikoz dynamo Anton Lock also returns to Australia to join Taikoz in a production that pulsates with energy and balances the Yin and Yang through the mystical vibrations of Chieko’s Shinto-inspired dance and Riley’s unearthly shakuhachi, and the sonic boom of six Odaiko Grand Drums.

The Beauty Of 8 shines a light on Chieko’s powerful, mesmerising Beauty of Figure-Of-Eight taiko-drumming – is it dance, is it drumming? Coupled with Taikoz’s explosive taiko-drums, Riley’s sublime shakuhachi, Anton’s uber-rhythmic percussion vocals, and a cinematic electronica score by John Cleworth, The Beauty Of 8 is an irresistible combination that makes for a truly unique theatrical experience.

Promo Video for The Beauty Of 8

Highlights from The Beauty Of 8

eBook with Synopsis and Images from The Beauty Of 8

Fri 19 Jul 2019 7:30pm Glasshouse Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW

Glasshouse Port Macquarie

7:30pm Friday 19 July 2019

32/40 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444 Australia

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Sat 20 Jul 2019 7:30pm The Joan: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, NSW

The Joan: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

7:30pm Saturday 20 July 2019

597 High Street, Penrith, NSW, 2750

Taikoz booknow



Thu 25 Jul 2019 8:00pm Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra, ACT

Canberra Theatre Centre

8:00pm Thursday 25 July 2019

Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, ACT, 2608 Australia

Taikoz booknow



Fri 26 Jul 2019 8:00pm Civic Theatre Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW

Civic Theatre Newcastle

8:00pm Friday 26 July 2019

375 Hunter St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Taikoz booknow



Sat 27 Jul 2019 8:00pm NIDA Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW

NIDA Parade Theatre

8:00pm Saturday 27 July 2019

215 Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW, 2033 Australia

Taikoz booknow



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2019 Taikoz Classes: It's A Wrap!

Author: Sophie

Last Sunday we held our annual student concert. It was an absolute treat of a day and a wonderful way to finish off the Taikoz school year....

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IDP 2020 applications now open

Author: ICle

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The Beauty Of 8: Five-City Tour

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19 Jul 2019 to 27 Jul 2019


Internationally renowned performing ensemble Taikoz presents The Beauty Of 8, featuring Guest Artists dancer-drummer Chieko Kojima of the famed KODO taiko group and Shakuhachi Grand Master Riley Lee. Ex-Taikoz dynamo Anton Lock also returns to Australia to join Taikoz in a production that pulsates with energy and balances the Yin and Yang through the mystical vibrations of Chieko’s Shinto-inspired dance and Riley’s unearthly shakuhachi, and the sonic boom of six Odaiko Grand Drums.

The Beauty Of 8 shines a light on Chieko’s powerful, mesmerising Beauty of Figure-Of-Eight taiko-drumming – is it dance, is it drumming? Coupled with Taikoz’s explosive taiko-drums, Riley’s sublime shakuhachi, Anton’s uber-rhythmic percussion vocals, and a cinematic electronica score by John Cleworth, The Beauty Of 8 is an irresistible combination that makes for a truly unique theatrical experience.

Promo Video for The Beauty Of 8

Highlights from The Beauty Of 8

eBook with Synopsis and Images from The Beauty Of 8

Fri 19 Jul 2019 7:30pm Glasshouse Port Macquarie, Port Macquarie, NSW

Glasshouse Port Macquarie

7:30pm Friday 19 July 2019

32/40 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, NSW, 2444 Australia

Taikoz booknow



Sat 20 Jul 2019 7:30pm The Joan: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith, NSW

The Joan: Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre

7:30pm Saturday 20 July 2019

597 High Street, Penrith, NSW, 2750

Taikoz booknow



Thu 25 Jul 2019 8:00pm Canberra Theatre Centre, Canberra, ACT

Canberra Theatre Centre

8:00pm Thursday 25 July 2019

Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, ACT, 2608 Australia

Taikoz booknow



Fri 26 Jul 2019 8:00pm Civic Theatre Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW

Civic Theatre Newcastle

8:00pm Friday 26 July 2019

375 Hunter St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Taikoz booknow



Sat 27 Jul 2019 8:00pm NIDA Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW

NIDA Parade Theatre

8:00pm Saturday 27 July 2019

215 Anzac Parade, Kensington, NSW, 2033 Australia

Taikoz booknow



Taikoz back

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