East meets West: A Chinese New Year Celebration

Featuring the Hong Kong String Orchestra
and Georgetown University Students
Conceived by Yao Jue and Prof. Anna Celenza  

Hong Kong is the primary crossroad between the cultures of East and West. For this concert, the celebrated Hong Kong String Orchestra (HKSO), led by the Artistic Director Yao Jue, will join forces with Georgetown University students in a celebration of the Chinese New Year. The concert will feature a mix of masterworks by Chinese and European composers, including Joseph Koo, Zhou Long, Felix Mendelssohn, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, and Chan Wing-wah.

Georgetown students include Jeffrey Bai, violin (COL '18); Marc Pitrois, violin (SFS'20); Jee Young Kim, viola (SFS '18); and Simon Mairson, cello (COL '18)

DAVIS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, GONDA THEATRE
FREE

Monday, February 5 at 7:00pm

Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre
37th and O St., N.W., Washington

Event Type

Arts, Music, Special Events, Community

Audience

Students, Faculty/Staff, Alumni, Public

Departments

Georgetown College, Performing Arts

Website

http://performingarts.georgetown.edu

Cost

FREE

Presenter

Georgetown University Music Program

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yes

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Shimeng Tong

Shimeng Tong left a positive review 2/6/2018

Great concert!