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Mongolia Gala featuring the Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet

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In collaboration with the Mongolia Ministry of Culture and the Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet, this memorable evening presents 30 of the finest performers from Mongolia, from traditional folk musicians and dancers to Western-style opera and ballet performers. Mongolia’s performing arts culture is deep and diverse - including its own age-old traditions and the classical repertoire of the West brought by the Soviet Union in the 20th century – and its performance standards are world-class.

Featuring the Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet

The Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary season with a series of concerts and cultural events featuring unique and talented artists from Tibet, Mongolia, and around the world February 1 – March 2, 2014.

Inaugurated in 2004, the festival is dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of music in contemporary Asia. Jindong Cai, the festival’s founder and artistic director, states that "It has been a remarkable ten years during which we have explored many of the rich and diverse musical cultures from Asia. With the festival as our looking-glass, we hope to continue bringing people and traditions from East and West together through music."

The 2014 Pan-Asian Music Festival begins on February 1st with the traditional Chinese New Year’s Concert by the Stanford Symphony Orchestra, followed by a two-weekend long unique celebration of traditional Tibetan and Mongolian music and dance by two visiting ensembles, the Tibetan Opera and Music Troupe and the Mongolia State Academic Theater of Opera and Ballet. Four soloists from Mongolia National Opera join forces with Stanford Symphony and Symphonic Chorus in performances of Verdi’s Requiem.

Saturday, March 01, 2014 | 7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St

Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford
Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival