Event Calendar

2016-2017

EAST MEETS WEST FESTIVAL

Rossen Milanov, conductor
Wang Guowei, erhu
Sun Li, ruan
Qian Yi, vocalist
Tim McLoraine, video artist

Program:
Bartók: Suite from The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19
Tian Zhou: The Grand Canal
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35

This exotic multi-media program presents a sensuous mix of eastern and middle-eastern colors. In addition to the enduringly popular suite Scheherazade by Russian composer Rimsky-Korsakov (which was inspired by the Arabian Nights legends), it features Bartók’s electrifying pantomime, The Miraculous Mandarin, performed in combination with an original video by artist Tim McLoraine, plus The Grand Canal, a piece that brings together a symphony orchestra with traditional instruments and an opera singer from China.

Accompaniments:
Friday Dress – May 12, 10am
 Prelude with Christopher Purdy
 Postlude – for purchase Chinese snacks and beverages
 Soundbites
 Subject Matter – Tuesday, May 9, 5:30pm, Urban Arts Space – Dr. Danielle Fosler-Lussier 
 Mozart to Matisse – Orientalism in Art, Wednesday, May 10, 2pm, Columbus Museum of Art
 Access Concert  – Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35, Thursday, May 11, 6:30pm, Ohio Theatre