Eunbi is currently leading the Murakami Music Project, a series of multi-disciplinary presentations based on the writings of novelist Haruki Murakami. She is collaborating with actress Laura Yumi Snell and theatre director Kira Simring to create shows combining readings and concerts of the music Murakami references in his novels. Please click here to download one-sheet with program info, companion lecture/workshop offerings, requirements, and bios.
This project was incubated and presented at the cell theatre in Chelsea, NYC and at Symphony Space this past season. It was featured on Japanese television network FujiTV and profiled in a special documentary on Murakami produced by NHK, Japan's national public broadcasting organization .
PAST Murakami Music Georgetown University Music Program’s Friday Music Series FRI February 28, 2014 @ 1pm | McNeir Hall, Georgetown University,DC
"THE WORLD READS HARUKI MURAKAMI" Japan's NHK Educational TV Dec 28th 2013 11pm and Jan 2nd 2014 3pm-4pm
Murakami Music: Stories of Loss and Nostalgia Sun November 10, 2013 @ 2pm | Symphony Space, NYC
Murakami Music: The Tale of Miu, Reiko's Monologue, and Other Stories WED April 17th, 2013 @ 8pm | the cell, Chelsea NYC Read a review by Tuxedo Revolt.
"The World Reads Murakami" Produced by NHK, Japan's public national broadcasting network
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Performance length: approx. 60 minutes Requirements: Highly adaptable; can work in multiple settings from black box theatre, concert stage, and salon room or classroom, between 2-5 performers, and with or without stage lighting.
Additional Offerings- Lecture/Demonstration (60 minutes) Adapting Murakami's Themes, Characters, and Music into Performance A lecture/demonstration on the inspiration and sources behind the creation of her interdisciplinary performance project, Murakami Music. Ms. Kim recently wrote an article by the same name for the "Contemporary Critical Perspectives" series on Murakami by Bloomsbury Publishing UK. Can also be offered as a pre-concert lecture.