In Partnership With: the Conejo Chinese Cultural Association, Camarillo Kung Fu and Lion Dance Association, and Pacific Pearl Music Association (PPMA)
New West Symphony’s Global Sounds. Local Cultures season continues with A Tour of China, a celebration of Chinese New Year and the Spring Lantern Festival with the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music, Wu Man, multi-GRAMMY winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, and master of erhu Hong Wang. New West’s multimedia celebration will explore music of Wu Man, Tan Dun, Mahler, Beethoven and some traditional arrangements.
A TOUR OF CHINA
Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:00 PM pst
Michael Christie, Artistic and Music Director
Wu Man, Pipa
Sasha Cooke, mezzo soprano
Hong Wang, erhu and chinese wind instruments
Hua Yanjun “Ah Bing” / Wu Ziqiang: “Moon Reflecting in the Second Spring”
Tan Dun: Concerto for Pipa and Strings
Wu Man: Two Chinese Paintings: I. Ancient Echo
Wu Man: Two Chinese Paintings: II. Silk and Bamboo
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat Major. Op. 74 (“Harp Quartet”)
Mahler/Schoenberg: Das Lied von der Erde “The Song of the Earth”
Additional programming may be announced at a later date*
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