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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Cheer Pan and Mrs. Tan, emcees
Fei-Fei Dong, piano
Timothy Landauer, cello
Min Xiao-Fen, pipa
Bei Bei He, guzheng
Guang Yang, mezzo-soprano
Mai Sui, soprano
Chelsea Chaves, soprano
Nick Preston, tenor
America Feel Young Chorus
Pacific Chorale
Yaya Zhang, choreographer
Yaya Dance Academy
Pacific Symphony, Carl St.Clair, conductor

Join us for Pacific Symphony's annual festivities honoring the Chinese New Year! Celebrating the Year of the Dog, this performance is sure to sell out once again as audiences from across our communities come together to feast on a colorful presentation of Eastern and Western music and dance. 

Program includes:
Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
Gluck: O del mio dolce ardor (Of my sweet ardor) (Guang Yang)
Strauss: Zueignung (Devotion) (Guang Yang)
Tan Dun: Eternal Vow from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Bei Bei He:  Tiger’s Heart for Guzheng and Orchestra
Classical Piece (TBD)
~ Intermission ~

Xian Xinghai: Yellow River Concerto (Fei Fei Dong, piano)
Xian Xinghai: Defend the Yellow River from the Yellow River Cantata (Chorus)
Bernstein: Make Your Garden Grow from Candide (Chorus)
Trad: Love My China (Mai Sui, Chorus and Orchestra)
Ward-Bates (arr. Prechel):  America the Beautiful