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Hammer Presents Performing the Silk Road with Chuen-Fung Wong
Chuen-Fung Wong brings the Silk Road to life via a performance of traditional Chinese chamber music and poetry. Hosted by the Hammer Museum.
The Silk Road, the ancient network of trade routes stretching from China to the Mediterranean, generated some of the most important artistic, cultural, and religious developments in world history. In this program, the musician and professor Chuen-Fung Wong brings the Silk Road to life via a performance of traditional Chinese chamber music and poetry, emphasizing the trade route and its representations as major inspirations for musical creativity and sonic possibility. In conjunction with the Getty Center exhibition Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on Chinas Silk Road. Copresented with the UCLA Confucius Institute.
ALL HAMMER PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only. (Please note: Parking fees will go up to $6 on June 1, 2016) - See more at: https://hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2016/08/performing-the-silk-road-with-chuen-fung-wong/#sthash.pba9xeu6.dpuf