THE KNIGHTS WITH WU MAN, PIPA
Photo by Liu Junqi
|Event Title:||THE KNIGHTS WITH WU MAN, PIPA (Tickets)|
|Event Description:|| |
Part of the 2012-2013 Texas Performing Arts Season
Eric Jacobsen, conductor
Presented in partnership with the Austin Classical Guitar Society, the Butler School of Music, and the Asian American Cultural Center
Texas Performing Arts presents renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man in concert with progressive New York classical ensemble The Knights for an elegant evening of classic and contemporary chamber orchestra works.
Recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and as a leading ambassador of Chinese music, Wu Man creates and fosters projects that give this ancient instrument a new role in today’s music world, not only introducing the instrument to new audiences, but commissioning and premiering over a hundred new works. A Grammy-nominated artist, she has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma in the recording of Silk Road and worked with renowned musicians including Tan Dun and the Kronos Quartet.
Hailed as “the future of classical music in America” by the Los Angeles Times, The Knights are an ensemble of adventurous musicians from the New York music scene who cultivate collaborative music making and creatively engage audiences in the shared joy of musical performance. Their unique roster includes composers, arrangers, singer-songwriters, and improvisers who bring a range of cultural influences to the group including jazz, klezmer, pop, and indie rock musi…
|Date and Time:||Feb. 19 | 8:00 PM|
|Contact:||PAC Ticket Office|
|Location:||Bass Concert Hall (PAC Building) Maps and Directions|
|Sponsor:||Texas Performing Arts|