JUL: Old Instrument, New Sound

Saturday, September 13, 2014 — 12:00 AM
Tickets: Free!
Tickets available at the door only

JUL consists of three Gayageum (Korean zither-like instrument) soloists, each having a strong background in traditional Korean music as well as in modern compositions and world music. The members have been commissioning new works that promote their vision, which is to bring new sounds from the old instrument.
“Old Instrument, New Sound”
Portrait concert of Bay Area Composer Jean Ahn by JUL
Ji (2007) for solo gayageum
The Principle of Archimedes (2012) for three gayageums*
Another (2005/2013) for gayageum and electronics
A Gentle Whisper (2014) for three gayageums **
* US premiere
** World premiere
Funded by Arts Council Korea