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The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts presents Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet


The uniquely Chinese sound of of the pipa meet with that of a western string quartet as Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet come together for a memorable evening entitled A Night in Ancient and New China.

Pipa virtuoso Wu Man has been called "a force of nature" by Gramophone Magazine and has acted as muse and inspiration for contemporary composers ranging from Tan Dun to Terry Riley. The Shanghai Quartet is one of the world's foremost chamber music ensembles, known for their passionate musicality and impressive technique. For this special concert, the artists will explore the great music of China, looking back to their roots, but with a contemporary vision.

Saturday, May 9, 2015 @ 8:00PM
Chan Shun Concert Hall
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
6265 Crescent Road
Vancouver BC

For more information and tickets please visit http://www.chancentre.com/our-season

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