MUGENKYO TAIKO DRUMMERS
@ Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, HexhamBook Now
22 October 2020
Following their landmark 25th year, the UK’s original touring Taiko Tribe return to the road with their latest show of skill, stamina & red-hot rhythms to stir your soul!
As Europe’s longest-established taiko group, Mugenkyo are widely recognised as the ground-breaking pioneers of this exciting art-form, with cross-genre collaborations, TV film & recording projects, and thousands of performances worldwide, thrilling audiences and inspiring generations of taiko players.
Mugenkyo’s tribe of performers from across the globe present this captivating performance of sharp synchronisation, dramatic choreography and powerful rhythms on huge taiko drums.
“This show is not one to be missed.” ***** Edinburgh Evening News
“Mugenkyo showcases its musical presentation in totally modern style, making the esoteric thoroughly pop… sustaining its appeal right to the climax, winning thunderous applause.” The Stage
“Showcasing the ancient art of taiko drumming with lightning-fast synchronisation & complex rhythms on huge barrel-sized instruments. Hypnotic and primal, the show is an entrancing display of physicality, precision & discipline.” The List
Running time: 2 hours, including a 20 minute interval