Isabel Lerchmüller plays on different shakuhachi flutes the repertoire of the Taizan and Kinko traditions, newer compositions and improvisations.
photo: Martin Bichsel

SOLO SHAKUHACHI

Taki Otoshi, honkyoku from the Kinko tradition

Visiting Abbot Hachida at Muryōji

movie in the exhibition "ROSETSU – Fantastische Bilderwelten aus Japan" in the Museum Rietberg

movie music

documentary movie, 86 Min.
further informations: CLICK HERE

SHAKULIMBA

SHAKULIMBA is a duet with siblings Isabel and Patrik Lerchmüller, combining the Japanese bamboo flute shakuhachi and the South-African thumb piano kalimba in a new, creative way.

music: CLICK HERE

in-between

travel project in Japan

HAIKU

audio-visual project for reclinging audience by RUECKENLAGE

2023
"Canvas of Life" - concert with 30 instruments from around the world, Nyon
Sankyoku Festival - concert with Chikuyusha Japan in Tokyo, Japan
Komuso procession and Sankyoku concert - Japan Heritage Nobunaga Hospitality in Gifu, Japan
2022
"Mudras im Klang der Shakuhachi" - shakuhachi solo and jin shin jyutsu mudras
Concert Chikuyusha Schweiz - shakuhachi solo
"Die vier Jahreszeiten mit Schwert, Flöte und Pinsel" - hojo no kata, shakuhachi and Sumi-e
"ONGAKU" - japanese school projects with music, fairy tales and handicraft
2021
"Adolf Muschg - der Andere" - documentary movie by Erich Schmid
13ème Fête Japonaise Aubonne - cultural walk in the japanese forest
shakuhachi solo concert - concert series "Klang und Stille" Zürich
"sound of intimacy" - shakuhachi solo in the thermal baths Baden
"Hör + Jetzt" - shakuhachi, percussion, clarinet and piano in the concert series free improvisation Aarau
2020
"Klänge aus dem Jenseits und aus dem Diesseits" - shakuhachi/flute, cello and piano in the Cadenza Concerts Langenthal
2019
Ichikawa-shi Arts Festival - concert with Chikuyusha Chiba-ken in Ichikawa, Japan
Sankyoku Festival - concert with Chikuyusha Japan in Tokyo, Japan
SHAKULIMBA - concerts with shakuhachi and kalimba/sansula
2018
"Rosetsu - fantastische Bilderwelten aus Japan" - SHAKULIMBA music at the vernissage at Museum Rietberg Zürich
"Visiting Abbot Hachida at Muryoji" - movie with music by SHAKULIMBA
"kunst kreuzt weg - der andere Kreuzweg" - contemporary art stations
2017
Daiheiji Tempel concert with reading - shakuhachi/flute, piano and acting in Toyohashi, Japan
2016
"Ewigkeit" - by Yuko Ito, premiere for shakuhachi and cello
"Ich will Schönes Dir zeigen" - Stubete am See at the Tonhalle Zürich, Jütz & SHAKULIMBA
"Der Wind begann zu erzählen" - Lenzburgiade Klassik&Folk International, SHAKULIMBA/Jütz/fairy tales
"Der Tiger-Bericht" - by Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, shakuhachi and text
2015
"Als der Bambus lauschte" - SHAKULIMBA and fairy tales
2013
"Konnichiwa" - shakuhachi solo at the vernissage at Zentrum Paul Klee Bern
2012
"HAIKU" - audio-visual project for reclinging audience by rueckenlage.com
"Modus Variabilis" - by Vlastislav Matousek, premiere for shakuhachi and voice in Kyoto, Japan
2011
"silk" - butoh performance with shakuhachi music at the Oberaargletscher
2010
"Irren am Abgrund" - butoh dance and shakuhachi music in the Meyerstollen Aarau