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Near East Ensemble and Music of China Ensemble

Jun 1 Sat
7:00pm
Free
world-music
Near East Ensemble and Music of China Ensemble
Schoenberg Hall Watch Livestream

Near East Ensemble
A. J. Racy, director

The Near East Ensemble presents music and instruments from the Arab world. Its repertoire includes old court music genres from the Ottoman era, mystical works related to the Sufi Islamic sect, modal and drum improvisations, nightclub pieces, and songs from rural folk celebrations.

Music of China Ensemble
Chi Li, director

The Music of China Ensemble performs arias from Kun opera of the 16th century, “silk-and-bamboo” wind and string music from the Shanghai area, folk dances for festive celebration, zheng zither music in the Keijia style from Canton Province, music for large percussion ensembles, and modern compositions for traditional Chinese wind and string ensembles.

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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!

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