Focus! 2018 by Sam Larson

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

Works by Gao Weije, Gao Ping, Mao Zhu, [Yu] Baoyu, Wang A-Mao, Chen Qiangbin, and Luo Zhongrong

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  • Day

    Wednesday
  • Date

    Jan 24, 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:

GAO WEIJIE Si Shu (Longing for Shu) (2017, New York premiere)
GAO PING Legend (2014, U.S. premiere)
MAO ZHU The Island (2017, world premiere; commissioned by The Juilliard School for Focus! 2018)
[YU] BAOYU Lost in the Moon, Op. 6 (2003, U.S. premiere)
WANG A-MAO The Colloquy of Strings and Air (2017, world premiere; commissioned by The Juilliard School for Focus! 2018)
CHEN QIANGBIN Recital for Qiuzi (1995, U.S. premiere)
LUO ZHONGRONG Sonata for French Horn and Piano (1987, world premiere)

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 23
January 25
January 26

  • 2018-01-24 19:30:00 2018-06-20 21:01:04 America/New_York Focus! Festival 2018 | China Today: A Festival of Chinese Composition

    Works by Gao Weije, Gao Ping, Mao Zhu, [Yu] Baoyu, Wang A-Mao, Chen Qiangbin, and Luo Zhongrong

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