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Mary Sano featured on NHK Gifu

Mary Sano was featured in the TV news program by NHK Gifu prior to her performance in her home town in Dec 2015.

Mary Sano Dance 2014

1. Paris (July)…Duncan Choreography
Op.39 No.11 by Brahms with pianist Eriko Tokaji
2. California (May)…Ocean
3. Tokyo (Dec)…Duncan Choreography
Tanagra Figures by Corelli with guitarist Gaku Yamada.
Original work from “Celebration of Life” with Flamenco artists Ricardo & Koko

Memory of a Garden

Poetry by Mary Sano / Editied by Sandhya Kumar / Music by Franz Liszt

Photo credit: Isadora Duncan, Isadorables, Mignon Garland, Barbara Kane and her students in London, Catherine Gallant with dancers in New York, and Mary Sano with her children’s group in San Francisco.

Mary Sano dancing Isadora Duncan Solo

Mary Sano performing “#4 Waltz” by Brahms, “Nocturne” by Chopin accompanied by a pianist Eriko Tokaji., and “Revolutionary” by Scriabin.

Dance of the Flower

Mary Sano and her Duncan Dancers performing Sano’s choreography originally dedicated to the Georgia O’Keeffe and Isadora Duncan for the exhibit The Poetry of Things at the Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco in 2000. Music by Bach from the Unaccompanied Cello Suite #5 “Gavotte”.

Children’s Workshop in Greece

Mary Sano teaching children a basic Duncan dance movement and “Three Graces” by Schubert at the Isadora Duncan Dance Centre in Athens, Greece.

Duncan Dance for Children

Mary Sano’s children group performing “Prelude” by Bach at the Mary Sano Studio and Schubert’s waltzes at the Outdoor Dance Festival in Emeryville, CA.

KQED Spark – Mary Sano, After Isadora

Spark looks at the legacy of modern dance pioneer and San Francisco native Isadora Duncan, and one of her biggest fans, Mary Sano, who came to the Bay Area from her native Japan to dedicate her life to the preservation of Duncan’s work. Original air date: March 2009.


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