The Sound of Spring: A Chinese New Year Concert

JANUARY 28, 2022
Friday at 8 PM

Presented by the US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music

Pre-Concert talk with Jindong Cai at 7 PM

The third annual Chinese New Year concert, The Sound of Spring, presented by the US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, is a celebration of one of the most important holidays in the Lunar calendar—a time for enjoying friends and family and looking ahead to the bright future of a new year. This is a truly authentic Chinese New Year concert with a program of Chinese music performed by The Orchestra Now, joined by a select group of top vocal and instrumental artists, and showcasing the wonderful diversity and artistry of Chinese symphonic music.

Program

Li Huanzhi Spring Festival Overture

Yang Nailin Ode to Pear Blossoms

Zhou Chenglong Boat Tracker along the Yellow River

Xian Xinghai Yellow River piano concerto

Zhao Cong Apsaras of the Silk Road

Ren Tongxiang Hundreds of Birds Paying Homage to the Phoenix

Song Feihong Ode to the West Lake

Wang Liping Ocean, My Hometown

Ma Ke Duets from White Haired Girl

Weng Chinghsi The Moon Represents my Heart

Jiangsu Folksong/Giacomo Puccini From Jasmine to Turandot

Artists

Jindong Cai conductor

Song Feihong Peking opera singer

Guo Yazhi guanzi, suona

Ju Xiaofu piano

Zhou Yi pipa

Jose Rubio baritone

Esther Maureen Kelly soprano