Chicago Sinfonietta's West Meets East: Classical Music from China and Europe
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The last date listed for West Meets East was Monday October 5, 2009 / 7:30pm.
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Enjoy an evening of popular choral works from the National Festival Chorus, joined by the Manhattan Chorale, at the legendary Orchestra Hall. The National Festival Chorus will perform works by internationally renowned composer and rising classical music star Ola Gjeilo, as well as Haydn's Kyrie and Dickau's Come Live With Me and Be My Love. The concert will also prominently feature the all-professional Manhattan Chorale, who'll present a selection of complex choral masterpieces by Lauridsen, Paulus, Whitacre and more. The professional Manhattan Chorale, 32-voices strong, has appeared at major venues across the U.S., including New York's Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Arrive early for a prelude featuring the ensemble Voce. Learn More
Betti Xiang, erhu
Jeremy Jordan, piano
Paul Freeman, Conductor
Mei-Ann Chen, Guest Conductor
The romance of Europe joins with Chinese melodies as Chicago Sinfonietta presents West Meets East. Maestro Paul Freeman and guest conductor Mei-Ann Chen lead the orchestra and special guest soloists Jeremy Jordan, piano, and Betti Xiang, erhu (a Chinese stringed instrument similar to a violin). Works from Ravel and Rachmaninoff join with compositions by An-Lun Huang and He Zhanhao / Chen Gang in this landmark concert.
An-lun Huang, Saibei Dance
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Piano Concerto No. 1
He Zhanhao / Chen Gang, The Butterfly Lovers Concerto
Maurice Ravel, Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose): Suite