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

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, CenterCharge at 212-721-6500, or the David Geffen Hall box office.


Published: Aug 22, 2018