Department of Ethnomusicology: Music of China Spring Concert
Start of the 2012 Spring Festival of World Music and Jazz
Friday, May 18, 20128:15 PM - 9:30 PM
Schoenberg Music Hall
The concert series, which runs from May 18 to 20 and from June 1 to 5, will feature performances by UCLA's wide array of world music ensembles, plus UCLA jazz combos, the UCLA Jazz Orchestra, the UCLA LatinJazz Big Band and the UCLA Jazz Fusion Ensemble. All performances will take place in Schoenberg Hall and are free and open to the public.
Friday, May 18, 8:15p.m.
Music of China Ensemble
Chi Li, director
The Music of China Ensemble performs arias from Kun opera of the 16th century, "silk-and-bamboo" music (played on string and wind instruments) from the Shanghai area, folk dances for festive celebration, zheng zither music in the Keijia style from Canton Province, music for large percussion ensemble, and modern compositions for traditional Chinese wind and string ensembles.
Sponsor(s): , Ethnomusicology, Herb Alpert School of Music