SOAS University of London

LCI Talkļ¼š Prof. Zhang Hongyan Chinese Plucked Instruments Lecture

Prof. Zhang Hongyan

Date: 15 January 2020Time: 3:00 PM

Finishes: 15 January 2020Time: 4:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B103

Type of Event: Workshop

* The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Online registration.

Speaker's bio:
Prof. Zhang Hongyan

Zhang Hongyan

A well-known pipa artist.

Professor and doctoral supervisor at the Central Conservatory of Music(CCM).

Director of CCM Department of Traditional Chinese Musical. Instruments.

Member of the China Association for Musicians.

A visiting scholar in the Columbia University USA.

The self-proclaimed “Pipa Traveler” has so far travelled across more than 40 countries throughout the world cooperating with more than 40 prestigious conductors, such as Zheng Xiaoying, Chen Zuohuang, Tang Muhai, Luu Jia, Shao En, Yu Long, Thomas sleeper(U.S.), Yaron Gottfried(Israel), Gergive(Russia), and a number of famous Orchestras, including China Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, The Macao Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Munich Radio Symphony Orchestra, Miami Symphony Orchestra, Brazil National Symphony Orchestra, Korea National Symphony Orchestra, Russia Mariinsky Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

She has given performances in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, John Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, Jordan Hall in Boston, Munich Hall, Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Vienna Golden Concert Hall (Musikverein), Mariinsky Opera House in Russia, Suntory Hall in Japan. She is renowned as “an envoy from the orient and an incomparable music fairy” by foreign media. In 2007, the Library of the US Congress and the American Folk Life Center permanently collected her album Ambush on All Sides.

Prof. Zhang Hongyan Chinese Plucked Instruments Lecture

(The content and picture are originally from China-UK International Music Festival)

Organiser: London Confucius Institute, China-UK International Music Festival (CUIMF)

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