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
DateJan 25, 2018
Free tickets available beginning 1/10.
VenuePeter Jay Sharp Theater
AddressThe Juilliard School, 155 W. 65th St., New York, NY 10023
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.
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