China Arts and Leisure Group Ltd. Presents IMAGE CHINA

China Arts and Leisure Group Ltd. (CAEG) proudly returns to New York with Picture China – A November of Music: two live shows celebrating conventional and trendy Chinese language classical music, the primary with the New York Metropolis Ballet Orchestra and featured visitor soloists and the second with artists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Middle. East/West: A Symphonic Celebration can be offered on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 7:30pm and China Inspirations will happen on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at 5pm at Lincoln Middle. For extra data, go to anovemberofmusic.com.

East/West: A Symphonic Celebration

East/West, a live performance on the David H. Koch Theater, options Conductor Jindong Cai and the New York Metropolis Ballet Orchestra, along with standout bass William Guanbo Su, violin Shenghua Hu, erhu (a standard Chinese language two-stringed bowed instrument) Jiebing Chen, soprano Esther Maureen Kelly and coloratura soprano Holly Flack. The live performance will begin with two musical items from Picture China productions, Dragon Boat Racing and The Crimson Costume that are two of the excellent dance dramas carried out on the David H. Koch Theater prior to now decade. The primary repertoire contains two concertos and three songs with lyrics derived from well-recognized Chinese language poets within the Tang and Music Dynasties. Butterfly Lovers violin concerto is taken into account as essentially the most carried out and recorded Chinese language orchestral work within the final sixty years, whereas Nice Wall Capriccio Erhu Concerto was thought to be the primary ever erhu concerto within the 1980’s. The three songs are Eastward the River Rushes, Night time by the Maple Bridge, and Singing of Goose and Music of Snow. As well as, the live performance will current Appalachian Spring Suite by Aaron Copland, bringing a way of spring to the viewers. The ending piece From Jasmine to Turandot is a brand new but acquainted work which mixes the well-known folksong Jasmine Flower from China Jiangsu province and Giacomo Puccini’s work “Nessundorma” from the opera Turandot, linking East and West. East/West, a live performance with a gorgeous symbiotic collaboration from two sides of the world, will go away you breathless and transport you to an otherworldly time and place.

China Inspirations

Be a part of artists from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Middle for China Inspirations at Alice Tully Corridor, a night of discovery and pleasure that includes the voices of Chinese language music right now by way of the intimate but grand artwork type of chamber music. From a number of composers, established to rising, audiences will hear the broadest vary of music evoking every part from the expansive sounds of nature to the inward, touching musical utterances that discover reminiscence and nostalgia. This system options two composers, Zhou Lengthy and Chen Yi, who have been recipients of the distinguished CMS Stoeger Prize for composition, the previous having written Tales from the 9 Bells which can be a homecoming efficiency seven years after the premiere of this CMS co-commission. Additionally featured on this system are titans of the Chinese language repertoire – Ye Xiaogang and Tan Dun – each of whom have fun their heritage and their previous with their artwork. Bun-Ching Lam’s work showcases how she meticulously develops fundamental musical supplies into intricate, elegant works of magnificence. Moreover, CMS artists will carry out a latest work by the rising star Dai Wei, who fantastically and sensitively depicts serene devotion regardless of all odds. Artists will embrace Wu Man, pipa; Gilles Vonsattel, piano; Stella Chen and Kristin Lee, violin; Paul Neubauer, viola; Sihao He, cello; Tara Helen O’Connor, flute; David Shifrin, clarinet.

East/West & China Inspirations are components of CAEG’s Picture China cultural alternate initiative, which seeks to introduce conventional and up to date Chinese language performing arts to audiences all over the world. Since 2012, Picture China has offered a sequence of Chinese language dance drama on the David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Middle, together with The Peony Pavilion, Silk Street, The Crimson Costume, The Legend of Mulan, Dragon Boat Racing, Confucius, Hovering Wings, Princess Zhaojun, and extra.

As China’s solely central state-owned cultural enterprise that has efficiency and exhibition enterprise worldwide, CAEG has developed a nationwide market community of worldwide performing arts, artwork exhibitions, and tradition & tourism and theater operation, and arrange branches in main cities in China and a few European and American international locations. It initially established an integrative working system below the steering of “Ranging from China and going world” and is increasing its presence at dwelling and overseas. CAEG was elected one of many High 30 China Cultural Enterprises for eight consecutive years since 2009.

Tickets for East/West start at $25 and can be found on-line at DavidHKochTheater.com, by cellphone at 212-496-0600,or by visiting the David H. Koch Theater Field Workplace at 20 Lincoln Middle Plaza. Tickets for China Inspirations start at $25 and can be found on-line at www.lincolncenter.org, by cellphone at 212-721-6500, or by visiting the Alice Tully Corridor Field Workplace at 1941 Broadway at West sixty fifth St., NYC.

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