Presented by the Stanford Pan Asian Music Festival 

 

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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)

The 2017 Stanford Pan Asian Music Festival also features a matinee and evening performance on Saturday, February 4.


Please note that there will be no cafe service prior to this performance. For dining options near Bing Concert Hall, click here.

Acknowledgements

Center for East Asian Studies
The Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
The Confucius Institute at Stanford
Stanford Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS)
Department of Music
Stanford Global Studies
Stanford School of Humanities and Sciences