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Los Angeles Chinese Music Ensemble

The Skirball Cultural Center presents traditional and modern Chinese music led by performing artist Li Chi.

August 13, 2017 12:00pm to 2:00pm
About the Program
Hear both traditional and modern Chinese music with this accomplished ensemble led by performing artist Li Chi. Playing the erhu (the Chinese two-string bowed fiddle), Chi captivates audiences with her skilled musicianship.
A graduate of the Conservatory of Chinese Music, Li served as the erhu soloist for the National Traditional Orchestra of China and frequently performed in presidential concerts in Beijing. She has performed in venues across the United States, including Madison Square Garden and Lincoln Center, among others. She is cofounder of the China Traditional Performing Arts Institute and director of the San Fernando Valley Chinese Music Ensemble. Li has been a faculty member in the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology since 1998.
About the Series
This summer, the Skirball’s family amphitheater series honors the diverse cultural communities of Los Angeles through the eclectic sounds of our city—from son jarocho to indie rock to Yiddish folk tunes. Put on your dancing shoes, get your groove on, share stories, and discover the many musical traditions of LA!


Included with Museum Admission


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