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All those looking for quality entertainment should gear up for the upcoming event. Known for giving jam packed performances, the Korean ensemble called SamulNori is coming soon to perform live in your city of Vancouver, BC. With their contemporary Korean drumming and unique style of presentation, SamulNori has always managed to entertain its audience to the fullest. All those who want to see them live, can get their SamulNori tickets as soon as possible.
SamulNori is a genre of traditional percussion music originating in Korea. Samul is referred to as “four objects” and Nori means to “play.” The four objects are basically the four instruments; janggu, kkwaenggwari, buk and jing. Each of these instruments represents different weather conditions. Kkwaenggwari is for thunder, buk is for cloudy, janggu represents rain and jing is for windy. A complete entertainment package, this Korean folk genre includes acrobatics, music, dance and rituals. Although generally performed indoors, as a staged genre, SamulNori depicts the traditional Korean culture. It’s strong and accented rhythms and energetic spirit makes SamulNori music an experience of a lifetime.
Founded and led by Kim Duk-Soo, SamulNori is a musical event that is based on 5000 year old Korean shamanist traditions that are displayed through dancing, singing and acrobatics. Today, this theater-like show takes place in various countries of the world and enjoys a massive attendance every time there’s an event. The New York Times has praised the show by saying, “SamulNori is a complete theatrical experience. Their drumming led to total astonishment.”
The ensemble of master drummers and dancers associated with SamulNori has been entertaining the world for more than 35 years now. Together, these gifted artists create a visually stunning pageantry that has become quite popular across the world. Recently, The Los Angeles Times described SamulNori by calling it “an experience that matches unsparing energy and technical mastery with a strong sense of spirituality.” Besides from the astounding music, the audience also gets to see amazing costumes, lighting effects, stage designs and so on. In several numbers the musicians wear hats topped with long plumes or streamers that produce swirling patterns of color as they move from ceremonial walks to great leaps and dizzying spins. All those who wish to explore and enjoy this unique musical genre can always attend the upcoming SamulNori show. This one is a treat to watch for people of all age groups as good music requires no age, race or language.
Since the 70s, many SamulNori bands have emerged and gained international popularity. Credited for bringing music from a rural folk genre to the modern stage, their acts are worth attending. They were founded in the late 70s by janggu player and former namsadang star performer, Kim Duk Soo. Some of the other performers that accompany him during live performances include, Lee Kwang Soo, Choi Tae Hyun and Choi Jong Sil. By the 90s, SamulNori expanded by including 20 more performers and changed its name to SamulNori Hanullim, Inc. Since then, they’ve been amusing the world through their theater-like performances in many huge venues of the world. Besides from giving solo performances, SamulNori has also collaborated with a number of other notable ensembles such as the Red Sun Jazz Band and the Japanese taiko group, Kodo.
All those who are curious to see what SamulNori is all about must reserve the best seats for the upcoming SimalNori show at the Chan Performing Arts Center. Get ready to see the vibrant body movements, accented rhythms and lively spirit of the SamulNori performers. Secure your SamulNori tickets as soon as possible.