Sonotopia

for guitar & left hand piano (2015)
Finalist piece of Timo Korhonen International Composition Competition
premiered by Saara Mänttäri, guitar and Reetta Järä, piano
(video recorded in Finaland)


Tokyo “Alien” for guitar

for 2013
premiered by the composer
National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.

The craziness of Japanese culture of nowadays has been often introduced to western countries from western views.
With this piece, I tried to emphasise both TOKYO-ish pop image and also the “emptiness” that I feel from the image to express the personal feeling from the days living in London as a Japanese guy.