Bright Sheng Conducts 'Histoire Du Soldat' by Igor Stravinsky

Bright Sheng Conducts 'Histoire Du Soldat' by Igor Stravinsky

Evening concert with: Bright Sheng, conductor/piano; Mary Wu, piano; Jasmine Law, narrator; Hong Kong New Music Ensemble Soloists

Concert: 8:00 pm
Post-performance discussion: 9:30 pm

Celebrated conductor and composer Bright Sheng is joined by pianist Mary Wu, and soloists of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, in the first-ever Cantonese version of Igor Stravinsky's classic, Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier’s Tale) and chamber works by Bright Sheng. Post-performance discussion on art and China featuring Bright Sheng.

Concert Program

Igor Stravinsky: Histoire du Soldat (1918)
Bright Sheng: Hot Pepper (2010)
Bright Sheng: My Song (1989)
Bright Sheng: Tibetan Dance (2000)

Co-presented with

Lead Sponsor for Light Before Dawn: Unofficial Chinese Art 1974-1985*

  Bright Sheng appears courtesy of Piano sponsor

*This concert is part of Light Before Dawn: Unofficial Chinese Art 1974-1980, a public exhibition program at Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

Event Details

17 May 2013
8:00pm - 10:15pm

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

HK$150 Asia Society members; HK$300 non-members