西原 鶴真  Kakushin Nishihara

Satuma Biwa Turuta style player.
collage artist.

Born in Tokyo,japan.
At one time,Kakushin began band activity,and She was familiar with various musical instruments. One day,Kakushin was visited SATUMA BIWA-master "KINSHI TURUTA". (BIWA is the traditional string instruments in Japan.) She was charmed by a KINSHI TURUTA's shocking sound space, and She became a pupil of her immediately. She learns to BIWA from master KINSHI TURUTA for five years until master died. After master TURUTA died,kakushin learned under biwa-master "KAKUZYO NAKAMURA". (KAKUZYO NAKAMUR was KINSHI TURUTA's pupil too.) At present,kakushin is doing the classic performance of BIWA plays and sings. Also, she is doing a session with the other musical instrument,Noise music and other contemporary art.

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WORK
1997/The wining a prize of 2nd of THE NATIONAL JAPAN BIWA CONTEST with the 34th time.
/The wining a prize of THE NATIONAL JAPANESE MUSIC CONTEST with the 3rd time.
/Solo exhibitions "the evening of the leaf of biwa sound" (classic performance)
1998/LIVE "DESTROY Japanese music" in art event Morphe'98( Noise music )
2000/LIVE "LongShotER vol1,2" (classic performance and BIWA techno music)
2001/LIVE THE JYOUBUTU vol1 (classic performance and BIWA techno music)
/The fashion show"To roam"by SMOMEHUKU MINORI BLAND (manufactures music)
/Chekhov theater festival participation work " The priest of the black"
(The original music with the sax)
2002/LIVE THE JYOUBUTU vol2 (classic performance and BIWA techno music )
/LIVE THE JYOUBUTU in DESIGH FESTA VOL.16
(classic performance and BIWA techno music )
2003/Solo exhibitions "SAMURAI OPERA" (classic performance)
/LIVE THE JYOUBUTU in DESIGH FESTA VOL.18
(classic performance and BIWA techno music )
2004/Album"DOCUMENTO" was saled
(Japan Various Artists
was chosen as RYUICHI SAKAMOTO sellectded/Warner Music Japan)
/LIVE THE JYOUBUTU in kuspaseWine(Vienna,Austria)
(classic performance and BIWA techno music )
2005/Solo exhibitions "SAMURAI OPERA vol.2" (classic performance)
2008/Album " WAUKYOKU " by shing02 included
2009/Album " WAUKYOKU ZYUNREI " by shing02 included
2012/"Harakiri Maiden" is composed by Ms. Akiko YAMANE. The music is for 'Biwa', Japanese traditional guitar-like instrument, and orchestra. World premiere at the Suntory Hall, Tokyo in August 2012.
2013/Album "Jo Ha Ky?" by Gaspar Claus included.
2014/"Dannoura Manga" work with Joanna Dudley at IETM (in Melbourne,Australia)
2015/Kakushin Nishihara exhibition" Babaroa Chomolungma"(in Tokyo)
           /Kintsugi(Cello:Gaspar Claus, Guiter:Serge Teyssot-Gay, Biwa:Kakushin Nishihara) south France Tour by RadioFrance.
2016/Mawazine Festival (in Rabat,Morocco)