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CONCERTANTE for Violin, Cello, Koto and Shakuhachi composed by James Nyoraku Schlefer. World premiere performance from 31 May, 2013 with Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis, Music Director. Soloists: David LePage, violin; Nicholas Stringfellow, Cello; Mieko Miyazaki, Koto, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi.
Shakuhachi Concerto
SHAKUHACHI CONCERTO composed by Paul Moravec. World premiere performance on May 31, 2013, performed by James Nyoraku Schlefer and the Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis Music Director.

Mr. Moravec's work was commissioned by Kyo-Shin-An Arts and it is also a Meet the Composer commission. The 3rd movement is based on the six-note melody, C-D-G-A-E-F, which William Shakespeare spells out in his comedy, Love's Labour's Lost.