Will Hong Kong continue to be a vital global business hub?
Neighborhood Concert: Ensemble ACJW
Featuring musicians of The Academy — a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and The Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.
The illustrious Class of 1978, the first graduating class from music conservatories after the Cultural Revolution, included composers who would revitalize Chinese contemporary music. This concert includes chamber music by this extraordinary generation of composers.
CHEN QIGANG Instants d'un Opéra de Pékin for Solo Piano
CHEN YIQi for Flute, Cello, Percussion, and Piano
BRIGHT SHENG String Quartet No. 3
GUO WENJING Parade for Six Peking Opera Gongs, Op. 40
ZHOU LONGT aigu Rhyme for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Percussion
Mahtani and McLaughlin were on the ground in Hong Kong and provide this history of the Hong Kong pro-democracy movement centered around a cast of core activists, culminating in the 2019 mass protests and Beijing's crackdown.
IOKIBE Kaoru (University of Tokyo) will focus on U.S.-Japan relations in historical and contemporary contexts.