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Friday, October 19, 2018
China Now Music Festival
Facing the Past, Looking to the Future: Chinese Composers in the 21st Century
Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater
8:00 pm
The Orchestra Now, conducted by Jindong Cai
In partnership with the Central Conservatory, Beijing
The first annual China Now Music Festival starts off with an exciting program of contemporary Chinese orchestral works performed by The Orchestra Now and conducted by festival director Jindong Cai. The concert includes the world premiere of a new work by composer Chen Danbu from the Central Conservatory of Music, as well as the U.S. premiere of Chen Yi and Zhou Long’s Symphony 'Humen 1839'. and Ye Xiaogang’s My Faraway Nanjing for cello and orchestra.

Preconcert panel discussion with composers and performers.

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Runtime is 90 minutes, including one intermission. 

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Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Fisher Center, Sosnoff Theater

Ticket Information: Tickets: $20–50; free for Bard students with ID.
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