Focus! 2018 by Sam Larson

Focus! Festival 2018 | China Today: A Festival of Chinese Composition

Works by Shang Peilei, He Xuntian, Zhao Xi, Li Shaosheng, Wang Delong, Qin Wenchen, and Dai Bo

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  • Day

    Tuesday
  • Date

    Jan 23, 2018
  • Start Time

    7:30PM
  • Admission

    Free tickets available beginning 1/10.

  • Venue

    Peter Jay Sharp Theater
  • Address

    The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023

Program information:

6:30pm, Pre-Concert Roundtable
Chen Yao (Beijing). Jia Guoping (Shanghai), Zhao Xi (Wuhan), Wang A-Mao (Guangzhou), Zheng Yan (Shanghai), and Julia Glenn (Juilliard)
Moderated by Joel Sachs

7:30pm, Concert
SHANG PEILEI Monologue (2017, world premiere; commissioned by The Juilliard School for Focus! 2018)
HE XUNTIAN Whirling Papaver (2014, U.S. premiere)
ZHAO XI The Soundscape That I Saw and You Heard (2007, U.S. premiere)
LI SHAOSHENG The Streaming World (2017, world premiere; composed for Focus! 2018)
WANG DELONG L’Uccisione de Cesare (2017)
QIN WENCHEN The Sun Shadow VIII (2009, U.S. premiere)
DAI BO Differences and Repetition (2017, world premiere; commissioned by The Juilliard School for Focus! 2018)

Juilliard's acclaimed Focus! festival returns for its 34th season featuring a series of six free concerts exploring the music of composers in China, including seven new commissions by Chinese composers born after 1980.   

Read the press release

Know before you go! Read the program notes

Other Focus! Festival concerts:
January 19
January 22
January 24
January 25
January 26

  • 2018-01-23 19:30:00 2018-02-17 14:26:35 America/New_York Focus! Festival 2018 | China Today: A Festival of Chinese Composition

    Works by Shang Peilei, He Xuntian, Zhao Xi, Li Shaosheng, Wang Delong, Qin Wenchen, and Dai Bo

    The Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023 The Juilliard School performances@juilliard.edu