The Japanese Embassy in Spain, in collaboration with the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Casa Asia and the Fundación Japón, present the only two concerts that the renowned Koto, or Japanese harp, artist Fuyuki Enokido will be offering in Spain. It is also an event of the Dual Spain-Japan Year, which comes to an end this month.
The Japanese artist will perform this evening at 20:00 hrs., at the Salón de Actos de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, (Alcalá 13, Madrid). Free entry, limited seating. An invitation must be downloaded from http://www.fundacionjapon.es/userfiles/file/Archivos%202014/Enokido-invitacion.jpg
In addition, Fuyuki Enokido will perform next Monday, 7 July, at 18:30 hrs., at the Casa Asia in Barcelona, (Pabellón de Sant Manuel, Recinto Modernista de Sant Pau, Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167). The entry will be free, but an email must be sent beforehand to email@example.com, with a note of name, surname and DNI number).
The personal and professional trajectory of this artist has always been linked to this instrument that she learned to play when she was three years old. Considered a child prodigy, her first performance in public was when she was four, at Tokyo’s National Theatre. After finishing her school studies, she studied musicology at the Academy of Arts in Tokio, graduating top of her class.