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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
345 Washington Street, St. Paul MN 55102
Tickets:$18 in advance, $20 at the door, $15 for seniors, students and Carleton College alumni