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Moon Festival Melody: Cello Fusion with Kai Chen

Past event

Sunday, September 23, 2018 (PDT) @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Kai Chen

Kai Chen, cello

Bach – Cello Suite No. 6 ii (Allemande)
Bright Sheng – Four Tunes Heard in China
Mancini – Moon River
Huang Haihuai – Racing Horse
Villa-Lobos – Bachianas Brasileiras No. 1 (Prelude, Fugue)
Saint-Saëns – The Swan
Fauré – Après un rêve (After a Dream)
Elgar – Salut d’Amour, Op. 12
Haydn – Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major

Let virtuoso cellist Kai Chen take you to explore Chinese music and Chinese folk tunes composed by Bright Sheng, famous Urhu music Racing Horse, Mancini’s popular Moon River with Guzhen, and more classical cello music by Bach, Villa-Lobos, Saint-Saëns, and Haydn to celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival!

Kai Chen is a former Principal Cellist of the China National Opera Symphony Orchestra and is recognized as the National Great Performer in China.

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