First Monday at Jordan Hall: Exploring Cultures of the World—Chinese

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290 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA
United States

Six concerts celebrating world cultural traditions in music. Artistic Director Laurence Lesser has teamed up with NEC faculty, alumni, and friends to bring you the music they love from across the globe.

This concert will include the presentation of an honorary doctorate for esteemed composer Chou Wen-chung, who studied at NEC.

Monday, October 1 | American
Monday, November 5 | Czech
Monday, December 3 | Italian
Monday, March 4 | Chinese
Monday, April 1 | Hungarian
Monday, May 6 | Polish

Artists
  1. Guo Wenjing: Parade: Trio for Six Beijing Opera Gongs, Op. 40

    Artists
    • Aiyun Huang ’98, percussion
    • Tsz Ho Samuel Chan ‘15, percussion
    • Aaron Trant’01 MM, percussion
  2. Chou Wen-chung: Yü Ko

    This concert will include the presentation of an honorary doctorate for esteemed composer Chou Wen-chung, who studied at NEC.

    Artists
    • Li-Mei Liang’12, ’14 MM, ’17 DMA, violin
    • Jessi Rosinski’06 MM, alto flute
    • Ben Fox, English horn
    • Aleksis Martin, bass clarinet
    • Victoria Garcia ’16 MM, trombone
    • David Kidd, bass trombone
    • Robert Schulz ’92 MM, ’94 GD, percussion
    • Aaron Trant’01 MM, percussion
    • Feng Niu ’14 MM, ’16 MM, ’19 DMA, piano
  3. Zhou Long: “Song of 8 Unruly Tipsy Poets” from Poems from Tang

    Artists
  4. Traditional: Spring Night on a Moonlit River

    Artists
  5. Lei Liang ’96, ’98 MM: Five Seasons

    Ensembles
    • Carpe Diem Quartet
    Artists
    • Yihan Chen, pipa
  6. Bright Sheng: Hot Pepper

    Artists
    • Angelo Yu ’12, ’14 AD, ’17 DMA, violin
    • Tsz Ho Samuel Chan ’15, percussion
  7. Tan Dun: Elegy: Snow in June

    Artists
    • Laurence Lesser, cello
    • Robert Schulz ’92 MM, ’94 GD, percussion
    • Tsz Ho Samuel Chan ’15, percussion
    • Aiyun Huang ’98, percussion
    • Aaron Trant’01 MM, percussion
A skyline with famous buildings from around the world, with the words "global treks"
Date
Location
NEC: Jordan Hall

Six concerts celebrating world cultural traditions in music. Artistic Director Laurence Lesser has teamed up with NEC faculty, alumni, and friends to bring you the music they love from across the...

A skyline with famous buildings from around the world, with the words "global treks"
Date
Location
NEC: Jordan Hall

Six concerts celebrating world cultural traditions in music. Artistic Director Laurence Lesser has teamed up with NEC faculty, alumni, and friends to bring you the music they love from across the...