Tsung YehMusic Director
Wang Danhong Composer Wang Zhanzhan Suona Shen Cheng Banhu Gao Yongyuan Storyteller Su Wen Folk Singer Mizhi Wind Percussion Ensemble Shaanbei Suona & Changhao Shanbei Suona/Changhao and Orchestra: Rambling in the Sky First Movement: Battle of the Drums at Hukou Vocal and Orchestra: Second Movement: Praying for Rain Third Movement：The Multi-Coloured Residence Shanbei Storytelling and Orchestra: Fourth Movement：Gusty Winds Banhu and Orchestra: Fifth Movement：The Porter Suona Concerto: Sixth Movement：Skygazing Shanbei Suona/Changhao and Orchestra: Finale: Eternal Blossoming of the Red Flowers Located thousands of miles away, the Loess Plateau possesses an indescribable charm. The high-spirited and sostenuto nature of Shaanbei folk music reflects its rich, rustic sentiments and simplistic lifestyle. 2018-19’s season closing will feature Eternal Blooming of the Red Flowers, written by acclaimed Chinese female composer Wang Danhong. China’s celebrated banhu master Shen Cheng, young suona virtuoso Wang Zhanzhan, Shaanbei’s Intangible Cultural Heritage Representative Successor for Storytelling Gao Yongyuan, folk singer Su Wen and folk artistes from the Mizhi Wind and Percussion Ensemble will deliver an exhilarating experience that promises to tug at your heartstrings.