Music the Universal Language!
Chinese Culture Festival Concert Spring 2012 Bellingham, WA Saturday March 3, 7pm Mount Baker Theatre
Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with authentic Chinese music and dance!
This biennial celebration of Chinese culture will highlight the Chinese musical tradition just in time for the Chinese New Years. This performance is an invitation to the community to come and enjoy the diverse array of Chinese culture, from instrumental to operatic to dance, from rural to ceremonial. The performance will feature genres including Chinese symphony, traditional Peking opera and modern Chinese vocal.
Performers include: The Vancouver BC Chinese Music Orchestra, and guest performers from China and the San Francisco Peking Opera Troupes.
Special guest performers: Kai Chen, a prominent, overseas Chinese cello performer from Seattle, will perform a Chinese cello concerto and Xudong Gao, a prominent, overseas Chinese pipa and guzheng performer from Vancouver, will perform a pipa concerto, and special guest from Seattle, famous bass Cui Zhongshun will perform a solo.
Time/Location: 7:00 PM, Saturday, March 3, 2012
Mount Baker Theatre, 104 North Commercial Street,Bellingham, WA 98226
Chinese Culture Festival Committee Chairman
Concert Committee, 2715 Meridian Rd, Bellingham, WA 98225
This event is sponsored by a consortium of organizations including MeiHua Chinese School, a 501(C)3 non-profit organization, Pacific NW Cultural Exchange Council, a non-profit organization, NW Chinese Cultural Association, Whatcom Community College and Western Washington University.