• Kyodo


In the chance of a lifetime, a group of 16- and 17-year-old music students from Fukushima arranged and performed a traditional Japanese song with members of the world-renowned New York Philharmonic at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan on Saturday.

The performance was the culmination of a six-day cultural exchange program. The eight, who come from areas that were devastated by the massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami, traveled to the U.S. to participate in the Very Young Composers program.

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