Noguchi’s Music in the Garden Series Kicks Off with Yungchen Lhamo and Anton Batagov

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It’s a match made in musical Nirvana. Yungchen Lhamo, a Lhasa native, has dazzled audiences around the world with her hypnotic a capella singing and deep spiritual commitment to Tibetan Buddhism. Born is Moscow, pianist Anton Batagov is an internationally renown post-minimalist composer who draws openly from his Buddhist philosophy and practice. These performers currently collaborate to create music based on movement and improvisation. This Sunday, Lhamo and Batagov will kick off the Music in the Garden Series, which the Noguchi Museum offers with Bang on a Can/Cantaloupe Music every second Sunday during the summer months. Details: Yungchen Lhamo and Anton Batagov, June 9, 3 pm, free with admission, Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Rd., LIC. (Other concerts are July 14, Kyaw Kyaw Naing; Aug. 11, Vicky Chow; and Sept. 8, Mantra Percussion.)