CONSERVATORY

Composition Profs. Chen Yi and Zhou Long's Music At Lincoln Center

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The Conservatory is pleased to note that Chen Yi and Zhou Long's composition Humen 1839 is featured Oct. 21, 2018, 3 p.m. in David Geffen Hall, at New York's Lincoln Center. The piece is performed as part of the China Now Music Festival by the Bard College US-China Music Institute.

This event features works inspired by three wrenching events in Chinese history: the heroic effort during the first Opium War (1839–42) to confiscate and burn imported opium; the Nanjing Massacre (1937); and the experience of the “sent-down youth” during the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), when more than 17 million urban Chinese youths were sent to the countryside to labor alongside farmers. Works include:

  • Chen Yi and Zhou Long, Humen 1839 
  • Ye Xiaogang, My Faraway Nanjing  
  • Tony Fok and Su Wei, Ask the Sky and the Earth

Tickets, $20–$50, available at lincolncenter.org, CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, or the David Geffen Hall box office.

Congratulations!

For more information, please contact:

Name: Dana Self
Phone: 816-235-2949
Email: selfdr@umkc.edu