Charity event in Summertown – June 25th 2016

Saturday June 25th 2016,
12pm – 5:30pm

Summertown United Reformed Church,
294A Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7HN

(Opposite BBC Oxford)

Come and join us for an afternoon of music and workshops, all in aid of those affected by the earthquakes in Japan!

Event Schedule

12pm – 3pm

● Japanese calligraphy workshop
● Origami workshop
● Kimono wearing

– PLUS –
● Sales of home cooked Japanese food and handicrafts
● Whichford Pottery sale
● Face painting
● Handmade card sale
● Cakes and refreshments

3pm – 5:30pm

Musical performances by local musicians:

Ryonfa Lee & Emi Itoh (Bass Viol), Michael Ng (Piano), James Long & Ruud Banders (Shakuhachi), Yoichiro Tamanyu (Violin) & Maiko Tamanyu (Piano), Voirrey Carr (Mezzo Soprano) & Rob Thomas (Piano), Kentaro Machida (Organ), Michiyo Machida (Piano)

Concert Programme

Ryonfa Lee & Emi Itoh (Bass Viol)
• Juan Ponce: Torre de la niña
• Thomas Robinson: Robinson’s May
• John Dowland: The Frog Galliard
• Juan Ponce: Torre de la niña

Michael Ng (Piano)
• Liszt: Un Sospiro
• Beethoven: Appassionata Sonata Third Movement

James Long & Ruud Banders (Shakuhachi)
• Kinko Kurosawa: Sanya sugagaki

Yoichiro Tamanyu (Violin) & Maiko Tamanyu (Piano)
• Monti: Czardas

Voirrey Carr (Mezzo Soprano) & Rob Thomas (Piano)
• Purcell: If Music be the Food of Love (Twelfth Night)
• Quilter: Under the Greenwood Tree (As You Like It)
• Quilter: It was a Lover and his Lass (As You Like It )

Kentaro Machida (Organ)
J. S. Bach : 2nd Trio Sonata BWV 526: II. Largo
J.S. Bach : Praeludium et Fuga in C BWV 545

Michiyo Machida (Piano)
G. F. Handel : Aria con variazioni from Suite No.1 in B flat Major (The Harmonious Blacksmith), HWV 434
F. Chopin : Fantasie-Impromptu Op.66

The concert will be followed by brief talks about the current situations in the earthquake affected areas of Japan:

● Caroline Pover will talk about the Oshika Project’s ongoing work in the Tohoku region



● Kanako Mathys will talk about the current situation in Kumamoto.


Money raised at this charity event will go directly to the communities affected by the earthquakes and tsunami in Tohoku & Kyushu, Japan, in 2011 and 2016.


Download the event poster HERE