Wu Man: Final Concert: A Musical Dialogue
A summer concert in the Liu Fang Yuan, the Chinese Garden
The highlight of this final concert will be the world premiere of the commissioned music composed by Wu Man during the Residency. Wu Man performs with Kojiro Umezaki on the Japanese shakuhachi and Dong-Won Kim on the Korean jang-go in Clear and Transcendent, the new performance pavilion in Liu Fang Yuan.
About the Residency:
The Huntington is pleased to announce the first Musician-in-Residence program inspired by the Chinese garden Liu Fang Yuan, the Garden of Flowing Fragrance流芳園. The internationally acclaimed artist and Musical America's 2013 Instrumentalist of the Year, Wu Man, will be The Huntington’s first Musician-in-Residence. Known for her distinguished career as a pipa virtuoso, Wu Man has performed with many other innovative artists, such as Yo-Yo Ma, Philip Glass and the Kronos Quartet. For The Huntington Residency, Ms. Wu will present a series of public concerts, lectures, and school outreach during the spring of 2014. The final concert will be Ms Wu’s world premiere of a work that she will compose for The Huntington as part of the Residency.
Generous support for this music series is provided by The Cheng Family Foundation.
$10.00. Space is limited; advanced reservations required.
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/594478 or 800-838-3006.
The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA 91108