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Lunar New Year

Saturday, January 28 2023

Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall

Concert Timings:
January 28, 2023, 8:00 pm

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Welcome the Year of the Rabbit with our annual Lunar New Year celebration featuring joyous music, festive dance and a delightful fusion of musical traditions from East and West. Music Director Carl St.Clair conducts.

PROGRAM
HUANZHI LI: Spring Festival Overture
ARR. MANQIN ZHAO/ORCH HE: Defeating the Tiger on the Mountain
GUANYUE LIU/ORCH HE: Birds Chirping
YEONG-SEOB CHOE: Longing for Mt. GeumGang
VIET CUONG: "Solar" from Re(new)al
JOHN WILLIAMS: "Sayuri's Theme" from Memoirs of a Geisha
FRANZ WAXMAN: Fantasy on Bizet’s Carmen, Op.25

- Intermission -

XIANG HOU: New Year's Greeting
ZHANG SHUNXIANG: Peking Opera Impression
TRADITIONAL/ORCH ROACH: Mo Li Hua (Jasmine Flower)
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125, Choral: 4th movement
Presto - Allegro assai - Allegro assai vivace
SAMUEL WARD, ARR. PRECHEL: "America the Beautiful"



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This concert is sponsored by:

ARTISTS:
Chloe Chua, Violin
Cheryl Ku, Dancer
Jack Zhang, Vocalist
Guan Bo, Vocalist
Bin He, Bamboo flute
Jiangli Yu, Guzheng
Emma He, Bamboo flute
Ella He, Guzheng
Soojin Kang, Percussion
Jeremy Davis, Percussion
Zoe Beyler, Percussion
Austin Cernosek, Percussion
Nayoung Ban, Soprano
I-Chin Feinblatt, Mezzo-Soprano


CREATIVE TEAM
Yaya Zhang, Choreographer
Sean Yu, Video Designer