World-renowned Japan martial arts and drum-playing extraordinaires, Drum Tao, will finally be showcasing their internationally applauded performance in KL for the very first time in August 24 – 25 at the KLCC Plenary Hall. After playing to audiences of more than 5 million, in 400 cities in 17 countries that include Switzerland, Denmark, Israel, USA, Australia, Spain, Belgium, UK and Germany, critically-acclaimed Drum Tao, will explode onto the KL stage with its eclectic mix of dance and martial arts as the dynamic and innovative Japanese performers beat their Wadaiko Drums.
Drum Tao is world class entertainment at the highest level. It is an innovative contemporary Japanese production that has thrilled audiences with this ground-breaking presentation and one-of-a-kind show. The two-hour extravaganza features super human efforts by the 16-strong highly disciplined crew of Japanese Taiko drummers, who spend eight months of the year touring the world, giving it their all in the 500 shows they perform a year.
While their skilful drumming is exhilarating, Drum Tao also leap around the stage performing intricate choreography with their split-second timing, dressed in flowing red and black robes. The end result is mind-blowing martial arts married with mesmerizing music, coupled with the musicians’ physical fitness, dynamism and extraordinary synchronicity, make them human rarities.
The incomparable quality and pure unadulterated power and spectacle of their performance perfectly blends the ancient traditions of the Taiko Drumming and martial arts mastery with the innovative and flawlessly choreographed production values of contemporary Japanese excellence. Drum Tao is adored across the world with their unprecedented and timeless drumming performance and bringing a brand new genre to the stage.
Tickets can be purchase from http://www.ticketpro.com.my/jnp/theatre/musical/884843-drum-tao-art-of-drum-2012.html or www.facebook.com/establishevents. Pssst… there is a 15% early bird promotion if purchased before 20 July. So hurry up as the clock is ticking! *winks*