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Pipa Artist Gao Hong Celebrates 50 Years in Music Making

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$15 – $20

International Friendship Through the Performing Arts proudly presents

The Music of Gao Hong A Celebration of 50 Years of Making Music with Friends

Gao Hong will be celebrating her 50th year of being a performer/composer/improvisor and educator; and the 100th anniversary of her late teacher, pipa master Lin Shicheng’s, birth. The celebration will showcase her deep connections and collaborations with an array of diverse cultures and her own compositions. Special guests will include rapper/singer Dessa, Minnesota Orchestra members Gabriel Campos Zamora (Principal Clarinet) and Erik Wheeler, (Cello), pianist Nikki Melville, her multicultural group Speaking in Tongues, (Gao Hong with Master Drummer, Sowah Mensah from Ghana, bassist Enrique Toussaint from Mexico, and local percussionist Marc Anderson); the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra with conductor Yuri Ivan and bassoon soloist Ye Yu and more.

Sunday April 3, 2022

3:00 PM

Ordway Center

345 Washington Street, St. Paul MN 55102

Tickets:$18 in advance, $20 at the door, $15 for seniors, students and Carleton College alumni

For more information about the concert program and artist bios, please visit links below:


April 3
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$15 – $20


International Friendship Through the Performing Arts
iftpa sua@yahoo.com


Ordway Concert Hall
345 Washington Street
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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