The occasion is a novel freewheeling, polystylistic imaginative and prescient of Korean conventional music charts an adventurous course the place Pansori (A conventional Korean fashion of narrative tune) comes nose to nose with Tom Waits and Sinawi(Korean Conventional Improvisation Ensemble) meets Simon and Garfunkel!
At first look, you’d suppose this engaging sextet can be extra snug doing gigs at hip rock golf equipment reasonably than performing conventional Korean folks songs at classical arthall. However out comes the Tungso bamboo flute, Geomungo zither and Janggo drum and as they are saying in New Orleans – Laissez le bon temps rouler (‘Let the nice occasions roll!’). And sure, they carry out at hip rock and jazz golf equipment, too.
The identify of the group, the Sino-Korean homonym Co – Re – Yah refers to inheritance of the previous, however now it serves to attract residing trendy individuals towards extra engaging music utilizing previous music parts. Translated into Hangul, (the Korean alphabet), Coreyah additionally means “whale” – their totem animal and good luck allure!
Admission : Free
Oct 23 2015
Abu Dhabi National Theatre, Abu Dhabi