Striking Light, Striking Dark–A Concert of Vocal and Shakuhachi Music

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7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

HPR Atherton Studio

Veteran vocalist Sasha Bogdanowitsch will join master shakuhachi performer Christopher Yohmei Blasdel at the Hawai’i Public Radio’s Atherton Studio for an exciting concert of voice, shakuhachi and various ethnic instruments. The concert will consist of original vocal compositions set to the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Pablo Neruda, John Logan, Sam Hamill and the 7th century Chinese Zen monk, Fuke Zenji. Many of the compositions from the CD Striking Light, Striking Dark will be performed along with new material.

Venue: HPR Atherton Studio, 738 Kāheka Street (across from the Honolulu Don Quijote. Metered street parking is available, as are paid lots at the First Hawaiian Kapiʻolani Branch Bank and in the Pan Am building).

Date & Time: August 31, 2019, 7:30 (doors open at 7:00)

Tickets: $25 general, $20 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID

Reservations may be made online at or by calling the station (808-955-8821) during regular business hours. Online service fees apply.