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Chinese New Year Concert


February 9, 2013 at 8:00PM
Kopleff Recital Hall
FREE and open to the public 

Come celebrate the Chinese New Year and hear music with a new "ear"!

Bent Frequency will present a Chinese New (Y)Ear concert featuring the music of award-winning Chinese-American composer Lei Liang on Saturday, February 9th at the Kopleff Recital Hall at Georgia State University.  Liang has received critical acclaim for his visionary works that fuse aspects of traditional Chinese with the sound world and aesthetic of a 21st Century musical language.  This concert will feature his compositions and traditional music for the pipa. 


Works to be performed include Five Seasons  for string quartet and pipa, YUAN  for saxophone quartet,  Parts for Floating Space for saxophone and percussion, Lake  for two muted trumpets and traditional Chinese music on pipa.  Featured performers include Chen Yihan, the Vega String Quartet, Flux Saxophone Quartet and members of Bent Frequency, ensemble in residence at Georgia State University. Mr. Liang will be in attendance for this production.



Funding for this program is provided by:  GSU Confucius Institute, Fulton County Board of Commissioners under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council, CENCIA (Center for Collaborative and International Arts at GSU), Confucius Institute of Atlanta at Emory University, GSU School of Music, and Emory University Department of Music.



Program subject to change without notice.