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TAO: Drum Heart

About This Concert:

Enthralling legions of audiences in sold-out halls throughout the world, TAO: Drum Heart brings a fusion of explosive Japanese Taiko drumming, contemporary costumes and eye-popping choreography to Orchestra Hall.

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Fun Facts:

  • "Taiko" is the general term for the type of drumming featured in TAO: Drum Heart; in Japanese, the word literally means "fat drum."
  • Since their first appearance in 2004, TAO: Drum Heart has played in more than 22 countries and 400 cities around the world, with 7 million spectators to date.
  • After performing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, TAO: Drum Heart sold out every show of its first North American tour.
  • TAO: Drum Heart includes performances by both male and female Taiko drummers.
  • The Chicago Tribune applauds TAO: Drum Heart as “extraordinarily talented percussion artists, and seductive, alluring performers.”

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

Location Orchestra Hall
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis
MN
55403
http://www.minnesotaorchestra.org
Live at Orchestra Hall

TAO: Drum Heart

Tickets

1523651479

1522544400

1555792279

Sat Mar 31 2018 8pm

TAO Drum Heart

TAO Drum Heart

About This Concert:

Enthralling legions of audiences in sold-out halls throughout the world, TAO: Drum Heart brings a fusion of explosive Japanese Taiko drumming, contemporary costumes and eye-popping choreography to Orchestra Hall.

Read program notes »

Fun Facts:

  • "Taiko" is the general term for the type of drumming featured in TAO: Drum Heart; in Japanese, the word literally means "fat drum."
  • Since their first appearance in 2004, TAO: Drum Heart has played in more than 22 countries and 400 cities around the world, with 7 million spectators to date.
  • After performing at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, TAO: Drum Heart sold out every show of its first North American tour.
  • TAO: Drum Heart includes performances by both male and female Taiko drummers.
  • The Chicago Tribune applauds TAO: Drum Heart as “extraordinarily talented percussion artists, and seductive, alluring performers.”

Please note: The Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.

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Ensō Daiko

Ensō Daiko

When: 7-7:45
Where: Target Atrium
Ensō Daiko offers loud, energetic performances that combine music, dance, culture, and pure athleticism. They perform a variety of traditional and contemporary taiko repertoire, with an emphasis on original compositions. They will perform as well as offer a special OH+ "mini" taiko workshop.