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May 31 Sun
1:00pm
Free

Music of China Spring Concert 2020

Music of China at Royce Hall 2017
world-music
Zoom

The UCLA Music of China Ensemble, directed by Chi Li, performs a Zoom concert featuring traditional and contemporary music, including Chinese opera aria, folk song, folk dance, Zheng music, Qin music, Yangqin solo, Dizi solo, Liuqin solo, Quintet, and silk-and-bamboo music.

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Zoom
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