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San Francisco Symphony Celebrates Chinese New Year
February 20, 2021Free
San Francisco Symphony presents Chinese New Year Virtual Celebration: Year of the Ox
Concert will focus on themes that coordinate with the Year of the Ox — prosperity, unity, and growth.
The free event will be released on Feb. 20 on its website: http://sfsymphonyplus.org, also broadcasting locally in the Bay Area on NBC Bay Area at 4 p.m. on Feb. 20.
Works featured on the program include:
Chen Yi’s Romance of Hsiao and Ch’in from Romance and Dance
Zhou Long’s Chinese Folk Songs
Julian Yu’s Flower Riddle and Dry Boat Dance
Yao-Xing Chen’s Gallop of Warhorses
Yuan-Kai Bao’s Little Cabbage
Wenying Wu’s arrangement of the traditional tune Tajiks Festival
Performances will feature
conductor Ming Luke
Bay Area erhu player Tao Shi
yangqin player Wenying Wu
pianist Samantha Cho
members of the San Francisco Symphony.