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Aug 7 Japanese Young Performers from Boston
Location: South Church (Unitarian Universalist), 292 State Street, Portsmouth
Sponsored by the Consulate General of Japan in Boston

Consul General and Mrs. Nishibayashi

Young Japanese Performers

Ayako Yoda, piano
Lilacs Op. 21, No. 5 in A flat major by Rachmaninoff
Daisies Op. 38, No. 3 in F major by Rachmaninoff

Tomoe Otsubo, clarinet and Erika Minami, piano
"Petite Piece" by Claude Debussy
"Golliwogg's Cake Walk" by Claude Debussy
"Always Smaller" by A. Schreiner

Melody Tachibana King, soprano and Ayako yoda, piano
"Alleluja Motet" from "Exsultate, Jubilate" by Mozart
"Piangero, la sorte mia" from the Opera
"Giulio Cesare" by Handel

Ryuko Mizutani, koto (Japanese zither)
"Tegoto" by Michio Miyagi
Song of Doves World Premiere by Takashi Koto

Ayako Yoda, piano
Piano works by Alexander Scriabin
 Prelude No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 37
Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Op. 13
Etude No. 10 in D flat major, Op. 10
Prelude No. 2 in A minor, Op. 11
Etude No. 12 in D sharp major, Op. 10
Sonata No. 5, Op. 53

Melody King, soprano; Tomoe Otsubo, clarinet; Erika Minami, paino
The Shepherd on the Rock by Franz Schubert

Special Guest Performance by the Consul General of Boston Masuo Nishibayahi, violin accompanied by Kikuko Nishibayashi, piano
Lullaby from Opera Mazeppa by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Hamabe no Uta (Song of the Seashore) by Tamezo Narita

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For a Russian-language description of the Treaty exhibit click here.

For the Russian-language Library of Congress description of the Treaty of Portsmouth, click here.


 News and Links

To learn nore, the following books are available, click here to order:

Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi

There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth by Peter E. Randall

Also available, click here for ordering:


An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann

Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD

Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.

The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail

For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.

For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.

For information about Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Building 86 where the formal negotiations were held. click here.

For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.

For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.

The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.



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