Music from China Presents
"Premiere Works XXV" Concert
Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 8:00pm
Expected Run Time is 105 minutes
Members $16;
Seniors, Students, Children $10;
Day of Show $20

Each ticket subject to a $5 service fee.

Music From China performs the 25th concert of its Premiere Works series presenting new music for Chinese and Western instruments. World and NY premieres of works by composers Mathew Rosenblum, Zhou Long, Wang Guowei, and winners of the 2017 Music From China International Composition Prize are featured. In an unique concert of 21st century music, all compositions are written for combinations of the Chinese instruments pipa (lute), erhu (2-string fiddle), zheng (zither), dizi (bamboo flute), with cello and percussion.

Mathew Rosenblum
Bi Nan Suo (Sanctuary) (commissioned)
Erhu, pipa, zheng, dizi, percussion

Zhou Long
Taiping Drum
Erhu & pipa

Wang Guowei
Kong III (commissioned)
Erhu & vibraphone

Cao Shengnan
The Lord of the Xiang (MFC International Composition Prize)
Dizi & zheng

Adam Strawbridge
The Rutulian (MFC International Composition Prize)
Pipa, zhonghu, cello

Li Bo
Song of Chuncheng (MFC International Composition Prize)
Erhu, pipa, cello