Sakura Sakura

“Gentle blend of eastern and western sensibilities.” – Woodstock Times

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Choreography: Takehiro Ueyama
Music: Japanese traditional song Sakura Sakura
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio from Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, No. 23 in A major, K488
Lighting: Jason Jeunnette
Costumes: Sabado Lam
Premiere: February 17, 2005 at Joyce SoHo, NY

Japanese translation “cherry blossoms”. The cherry blossom symbolizes that beauty of Japan; this piece is a tribute to the beauty and strength of Japanese women. It won the 3rd prize at the 4th Certamen International de Choreografia en Danza Moderna Burgos, Spain & New York, July 2005.