UNIVERSITY OF CHINA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the University
Concert of One Belt One Road Concert
The PRISM Quartet returns to Beijing for a program celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the University of China Academy of Science. The program features Bright Sheng’s epic work, The Singing Gobi Desert (from PRISM’s 2014 innova recording of the same name). PRISM will perform Gobi with leading Chinese musicians under the baton of Bright Sheng. Also on the program: music by Stephen Sondheim, Michael Daugherty, Robert Schumann, and arrangements of traditional Chinese and Colombian folk music.
Lin Qi, pipa
Zheng Yang, sheng
Gao Bai, jinghu/erhu
Qu Mengfei, yangqin
Yin Fei, percussion
Bright Sheng, conductor
The PRISM Quartet’s performance is made possible with support from Conn-Selmer, Selmer Paris, and the Kanglihao Company. Musical instrument assistance provided by Selmer exclusive dealer Beijing Jinqiu Meiyu Global Trading Co.