“Behind Barbed Wire” Internment Commemoration Concert | The Presidio
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Presidio Chapel | 130 Fisher Loop, San Francisco, CA
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Chika Inoue, saxophone, and Mary Au, piano, in Concert. Featured will be “Behind Barbed Wire,” composed by Presidio composer Deon Nielsen Price, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the signing of EO9066, which led to the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese-Americans from 1942-1946.
The story is told through music, narration of Haiku and Tanka poetry written by internees in the camps, and a documentary video with footage from the camps. Also music by Schubert, A. Waignein, Ryo Noda, & Komitas.
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