Focus! 2018 by Sam Larson

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

Works by Sang Tong, Jin Ping, Yao Chen, Song Yang, Ehesuma [Song Ge], and Jia Daqun

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  • Day

    Thursday
  • Date

    Jan 25, 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:

SANG TONG Night Scenery (1947, presumed U.S. premiere)
JIN PING Xipi: Themes From Peking Opera (1995, New York premiere)
YAO CHEN Cinq stades de l’existence (2015, U.S. premiere)
SONG YANG Whale Fall (2017, world premiere; commissioned by The Juilliard School for Focus! 2018)
EHESUMA [SONG GE] Yemo’s Vertical Pipe (2001, U.S. premiere)
JIA DAQUN String Quartet No. 2, “The Landscape of Cloud” (2016, 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 24
January 26

  • 2018-01-25 19:30:00 2018-05-24 09:53:48 America/New_York Focus! Festival 2018 | China Today: A Festival of Chinese Composition

    Works by Sang Tong, Jin Ping, Yao Chen, Song Yang, Ehesuma [Song Ge], and Jia Daqun

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