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Pan-Asian Music Festival - Chinese New Year Concert: Music from Shanghai

February 3, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Bing Concert Hall

Now in its 13th year, the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival has established itself as one of the most important Asian music festivals in the U.S.

Join us for "Music from Shanghai" as we celebrate the Chinese New Year for 2017, the Year of the Rooster. This performance will feature Symphony Silicon Valley conducted by Jindong Cai, with a 120-person chorus from the local Chinese community, and a spectacular group of soloists from the renowned Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Peking Opera Company.Shanghai is considered the cradle of Western classical music in China. The audience will enjoy the colorful music written and performed by some of the most celebrated composers and soloists from Shanghai. The following historical and significant pieces will be featured:“In Memorium” and “My home” (by Huang Zi, 1929)“Butterfly Lovers” violin concerto (by He Zhanhao/Chen Gang, 1959)Symphonic Peking Opera “Crouching Tiger by Strategy” (form the Cultural Revolution, 1969)“Sorrowful Comfort” (by Ye Xiaogang, 2010)“Drinking Wine by the Stream Game” (by Ye Guohui, 2014)

Center Seats $40, Terrace Seats $30 (Discounts for students available on ticketing website; Reserved Seating)

Tickets can be purchased here through Stanford Live.

Event Sponsor: 
Center for East Asian Studies, Iranian Studies Program, Stanford Live, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Islamic Studies Program, The Confucius Institute, Stanford Global Studies, School of Humanities and Sciences
Contact Email: 
kcortright@stanford.edu
Contact Phone: 
723-3363