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Website

http://www.chicagosinfonietta.org/concerts/0910/09oct.html

Description

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.

Program:

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