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Spring of the Golden Snake : Chinese New Year at the Con


Spring of the Golden Snake : Chinese New Year at the Con

  • Date: Saturday, 16 February 2013, 2pm
  • Venue: Music Workshop, Sydney Conservatorium of Music — Cnr Macquarie St and Bridge St, Sydney, NSW
  • Tickets: Adults: $35 | Children: $15 — Tickets can be purchased online or by phone on (02) 8256 2222

Event Details

Spring of the Golden Snake celebrates the 2013 Chinese New Year (year of the Snake) with an afternoon of music with Ying & Friends at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. This special concert, a showcase of Chinese influence in Australian music, will blend Western and Chinese instruments to create original and evocative sounds. Chinese tea appreciation and a calligraphy workshop will be held before the concert and tea tasting and light refresements after the concert for you to enjoy Chinese New Year at the Con.

Performers: Julie Simonds – Music Director & Piano; Tony Wheeler – Ruan (Chinese Guitar) & Saxophone; Ying Liu – Erhu & Gaohu (Chinese Violin); Peter Smith – Clarinet; Lily Hu – Yangqin (Chinese Hammered Dulcimer); Andrew Wilson – Cello; Weigang Hu – Suona (Chinese Oboe); newly formed Sydney-based China Fever Music Ensemble in their first Sydney appearance

The program includes works by Tony Wheeler as well as arrangements by Wheeler and Julie Simonds.

Featured non-Australian music: Traditional Chinese music including "Golden Snake Dance" and "Spring Outing "; "Libertango" by Astor Piazzolla

Further information for this event is available online at the event's website or by phone on 0403 171 030 or by email to yingian@bigpond.com

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