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Traditional Chinese Music in the 21st Century

The China Institute will hold a panel discussion focusing on the integration of Chinese and Western music.

November 5, 2009 12:00am

Min Xiao-Fen, Pipa
Huang Ruo, Composer and Conductor
France Pepper, Moderator

Exciting collaborations among young Chinese musicians, bridging traditional and contemporary, Chinese and Western, and sound and visual multimedia, are setting a new tone in the world of music. In a discussion moderated by China Institute Director of Arts and Culture Programs France Pepper, composer Huang Ruo talks about integrating Chinese folk songs into Western orchestral music, and Min Xiao-Fen demonstrates how pipa sounds can be adapted to jazz and blues.

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2009
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: China Institute

$10 China Institute Member / $15 non-member


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