Submitted by ub on Thu, 11/21/2013 - 14:47

An evening of string music inspired by Chinese ethnic folk melodies performed by faculty and students from East China Normal University, partner of Confucius Institute at China Institute since 2006. Proudly presenting a group of musicians who have won numerous international music awards, the performance will feature:

• Cello Solo “Sound from Ancient Times” (composed by XU Mengdong)
• Cello Quartet “Saliha” (composed by HUANG Xiaolong)
• Violin Solo “Beautiful Riverside” (composed by SHI Guangnan)
• Viola Solo “Why Are the Flowers So Red” (composed by HUANG Xiaolong)

Founded in Shanghai in October 1951, East China Normal University is one of the most prestigious universities in China. As the first normal university founded in the country after 1949, ECNU has kept teacher training as one of its main features since its establishment.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013~ 6:00 – 7:30 PM
Held at China Institute, 125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065
$10 member/ $15 non-member