US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music Presents
The Sound of Spring
A Chinese New Year Concert with The Orchestra Now and Guests
The US-China Music Institute presents the second annual production of The Sound of Spring, a concert of symphonic music to celebrate the Lunar New Year in collaboration with musicians both here and abroad.
The Sound of Spring features a new performance by The Orchestra Now conducted by Jindong Cai, along with performances from special guests including the Central Conservatory of Music Chinese Ensemble, the China NCPA Orchestra and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.
Hosted by acclaimed pipa performer Wu Man and conductor Jindong Cai, the program will feature works by Tan Dun, Bao Yuankai, Julian Yu, Li Shaosheng, and more. Musical selections will send a message of hope, renewal, and new beginnings, in the spirit of the Chinese New Year tradition of the Spring Festival.