Music From China

Friday, September 27, 2019

Time
8:00 PM
Presented By
Swarthmore College Music Department
Event Type
Performances
Genre
Cross-Genre
Event Contact
Susan Cheng
Description

Music From China's year-long residency at Swarthmore College opens with a mainstage concert presenting traditional and contemporary Chinese music performed by the ensemble on traditional instruments and guest cellist Michael Katz and percussionist Frank Cassara.


Ensemble Name
Music From China
Musicians
Wang Guowei, erhu; Sun Li, pipa; Wang Junling, zheng; Susan Cheng, ruan; Chen Yu, dizi; Michael Katz, cello; Frank Cassara, percussion
Composers
Chen Yi, Yang Yong
Program

CHEN YI - Chinese Fables

YANG YONG - River Songs

CLASSICAL - A Moonlit River in Spring, Ambush on Ten Sides

FOLK - Song of Joy, Birds in the Forest, Crescent Moon at Dawn, Lofty Mountains and Flowing Streams


Venue
Lang Music Building Concert Hall at Swarthmore College
Location
Swarthmore, PA