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(Canceled) KODO One Earth Tour 2021: Legacy

Tue / Feb 16, 2021 - 8:00PM

Pulse-pounding taiko drum music from Japan comes to Los Angeles.




About this Performance

Due to the continuing COVID-19 crisis, all LA Phil-presented concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall have been canceled through June 9, 2021. 

This event has been canceled. 

  • We have moved all 2020/21 subscriptions into the 2021/22 season. This will enable subscribers to keep their seats when we return for a full season of music back at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
  • Subscriber Add-On tickets can be donated, returned for account credit, or refunded.
  • Create Your Own Package tickets can be donated, returned for account credit, or refunded.

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Since their founding in the 1980s, Kodō has explored the possibilities of the Japanese taiko drum. Three decades later, they’re still making new discoveries. The group returns to Walt Disney Concert Hall for an evening of thrilling, physically visceral music that pulses along to the beat of their collective drumming. Through their surprisingly nuanced playing, Kodō draws subtle tones from their drums, placing them in conversation with traditional Japanese instruments and embodying a range of human experience. “Kodō” can be translated from Japanese as both “heartbeat” and “child of the drum,” and with their thrilling, close-to-the-bone performances, Kodō captures both the physicality and the emotional depth of the taiko. 

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