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East Meets West - 2023 Bamboo and Maple Festival

East Meets West - 2023 Bamboo and Maple Festival

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Join the Alberta Chinese Cultural Society, the B.C. Chinese Music Association and Concordia Symphony Orchestra for their presentation of East Meets West on Sunday, April 23 at 7:00PM at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music, 4 Sir Winston Churchill Square

The Bamboo and Maple Festival – East Meets West concert is a collaboration between two professional ensembles of Chinese roots from British Columbia and Alberta. Spanning several days in April, the 2023 Bamboo and Maple Festival features a wide array of seminars, traditional western and eastern music, workshops and concerts.

The final festival event brings together the BC Chinese Music Ensemble of Vancouver and the Concordia Symphony Orchestra in a unique musical exchange of Oriental and Occidental tones. The program is conducted by Danielle Lisboa, Peggy Hua and Jason Wong and will feature works by Allan Gilliland, Richard Wagner, Camille Saint-Saëns, Chengzong Yin, Leung-fai Lo.

The centerpiece of the program is the piano concerto Yellow River – a staple of Chinese culture. This new edition of the work, arranged for the Bamboo and Maple Festival by Mark Armanini, incorporates ten Chinese traditional instruments alongside its Western counterparts. They will be performed by the BC Chinese Music Ensemble chamber players and include the Dizi, the Sheng, the Yangqin, the Pipa, the Zheng, and the Erhu among others. Featured performer: Stephanie Kwan, piano

Conducted by: Peggy Hua & Jason Wong, BCCME Conducters
Danielle Lisboa, CSO Conductor

Dress Circle, Row D $21
Centre Terrace $21

Physical tickets will be provided for this event. Upon checkout, please select from either Mail or Hold at Performance Venue under Shipping Information.

The cut-off for mailed tickets will be 11:59PM, April 14! All orders placed on April 15 or later will be able to collect their tickets at the performance.

Paid parking is available underground at the Stanley A. Milner Library parkade. LRT (Churchill Station) and most major ETS routes are within a 5-minute walk.

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