Gagaku: Sound and Space, Tradition and Innovation, Roundtable with Frank O. Gehry and Robert Garfias

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Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 5:30pm

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  • AD&A Museum

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Gagaku has a long history in California, where it inspired not only new music compositions but also a number of artistic creations. A conversation with architect Frank Gehry and ethnomusicologist Robert Garfias about the history of Gagaku in California, Gagaku's inspiration for architectural design, and the role of traditional arts in mapping a path toward the future. Moderated by Silvia Perea and Fabio Rambelli.

Image: Author unknown, excerpt from Bugaku-zu manuscript (1828), courtesy of UCLA/Special Collections.

Gagaku: Sound and Space, Tradition and Innovation, Roundtable with Frank O. Gehry and Robert Garfias