The Noguchi Museum closed Sunday, July 10, 2011

Kyaw Kyaw Naing is a modern Burmese traditional musician and a master of the pat waing or saing waing, a traditional Burmese drum-circle instrument, where the player sits in the middle of a horseshoe-shaped shell made of elaborately carved and decorated wood. Naing's CD, Bang on a Can Meets Kyaw Kyaw Naing, is steeped in the Burmese tradition. The New York Times called his music "an exhilarating tease, defying expectations of symmetry or steady tempo." Music in the Garden is presented through partnership with Bang on ... Read more