Concert Highlights

In this Music Tuesdays concert, enjoy an evening of Chinese ensemble music.

Eternal Blossoming of the Red Flowers

2018-2019 Concert Season

  • Sat, 8 Jun, 7.30pm
  • Esplanade Concert Hall
  • (before SISTIC fees): $108, $88, $68, $48/$30*
  • 2018-2019 Concert Season

Concert Information

Tsung YehMusic Director

Wang Danhong  Composer

Wang Zhanzhan  Suona

Shen Cheng  Banhu

Gao Yongyuan  Storyteller

Su Wen  Folk Singer

Mizhi Wind Percussion Ensemble  Shaanbei Suona & Changhao

 

Shanbei Suona/Changhao and Orchestra: Rambling in the Sky

First Movement: Battle of the Drums at Hukou

Vocal and Orchestra: Second Movement: Praying for Rain

Third Movement:The Multi-Coloured Residence

Shanbei Storytelling and Orchestra: Fourth Movement:Gusty Winds

Banhu and ...

Wang Danhong  Composer

Wang Zhanzhan  Suona

Shen Cheng  Banhu

Gao Yongyuan  Storyteller

Su Wen  Folk Singer

Mizhi Wind Percussion Ensemble  Shaanbei Suona & Changhao

 

Shanbei Suona/Changhao and Orchestra: Rambling in the Sky

First Movement: Battle of the Drums at Hukou

Vocal and Orchestra: Second Movement: Praying for Rain

Third Movement:The Multi-Coloured Residence

Shanbei Storytelling and Orchestra: Fourth Movement:Gusty Winds

Banhu and Orchestra: Fifth Movement:The Porter

Suona Concerto: Sixth Movement:Skygazing

Shanbei Suona/Changhao and Orchestra: Finale: Eternal Blossoming of the Red Flowers

 

Located thousands of miles away, the Loess Plateau possesses an indescribable charm. The high-spirited and sostenuto nature of Shaanbei folk music reflects its rich, rustic sentiments and simplistic lifestyle. 2018-19’s season closing will feature Eternal Blooming of the Red Flowers, written by acclaimed Chinese female composer Wang Danhong. China’s celebrated banhu master Shen Cheng, young suona virtuoso Wang Zhanzhan, Shaanbei’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Successor for Storytelling Gao Yongyuan, folk singer Su Wen and folk artistes from the Mizhi Wind and Percussion Ensemble will deliver an exhilarating experience that promises to tug at your heartstrings.

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