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Tracing Roots: Korean Traditional Music in the Park (October 28 – 30)\ \ No Reservations | Full Schedule Below\ \ Thurs. Oct. 28 | Georgetown Waterfront Park | 12-2 pm & 4-6 pm\ Fri. Oct. 29 | Farragut Square | 12-2 pm & 4-6 pm\ Sat. Oct. 30 | Georgetown Waterfront Park | 2-6 pm\ \ Join us to experience Tracing Roots: Korean Traditional Music in the Park, a special three-day series of intimate outdoor music performances by visiting group Namureyoung, taking place in Washington, D.C.’s picturesque parks and riverside green spaces, Oct. 28-30.\ \ Envisioned as a return to the more personal, face-to-face performances of old when Korean musicians would play for a single person surrounded by nature, this series embraces the concept of a regression to this prior state of traditional performing arts. This is epitomized by the group’s theme of “Time and Space for One,” which aims to tailor the musical experience to each listener’s own story. Namureyoung specializes in this unique format and employs a range of iconic Korean wind and string instruments, creating an oasis of calm inside a transparent, rectangular frame that allows for unparalleled connection between audience and performer.\ \ The simple performance space, sculptural in its elegance yet utilizing safe social distancing, is reminiscent of a Korean sarangbang, a small study within a traditional Korean home, or hanok, used for writing, meetings, and leisure. Namureyoung evokes this powerful ambiance and history to elevate each brief encounter for the performer, audience, and outside observer. In a space designed to concentrate the experience of time and space through the resonance and proximity of sound, participants selected spontaneously from passersby engage in a brief chat before the performer selects a short piece uniquely for them. As they listen, participants retain a feeling of being amidst nature, even in a city setting. And for those who observe from a distance, the entire performance and space itself re
  • Start:October 28, 2021
  • End:October 30, 2021
  • Recurring
  • Where:Georgetown Waterfront Park, 3303 Water Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20007
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  • Event Type: Other
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