Chinese New Year Concert with Qingdao Symphony at Kennedy Center
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The last date listed for Chinese New Year Concert 2009 was Sunday February 1, 2009 / 3:00pm.
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The National Symphony Orchestra's latest innovative program, NEW MOVES: symphony + dance, kicks off with a concert featuring the combined talents of the NSO and dancers from KEIGWIN + COMPANY. On the bill will be selections from Leonard Bernstein's On the Town and On the Waterfront, with new choreography by Larry Keigwin. The orchestra will also showcase William Schuman's New England Triptych, the 1956 three-part series of tone poems. Finally, Sue Heineman, the NSO's principal bassoonist, will be featured on Marc Neikrug's Bassoon Concerto. Learn More
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Celebrate the Chinese New Year at The Kennedy Center with The Qingdao Symphony Orchestra making its American debut under the baton of Maestro Yongyan Hu. World-class soloists and the Choral Arts Society Chorus will join the Symphony in performing works by leading Chinese composers as well as American favorites.Featuring:
Qingdao Symphony Orchestra
Yongyan Hu, conductor
Hongyan Zhang, pipa
Sa Chen, piano
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Alvy Powell, baritone
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Norman Scribner, Artistic DirectorProgram:
Leonard Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Ye Xiaogang Pipa Concerto
Chen Yi Piano Concerto
George Gershwin “Porgy & Bess” (Concert Version) (Arr. R. R. Bennett)