Performing Arts

Arif Lohar

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Asia Society welcomed key artists of the contemporary opera 'Paradise Interrupted' for a special preview performance.
Director Jennifer Wen Ma and composer Huang Ruo present a hybrid between traditional opera and an art installation piece.
Asia Society Texas Center announces the appointment of Stephanie Todd Wong as the new Director of Arts & Culture.
Exploring the art of paper-making and storytelling through literal and metaphorical recycling.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's 60-year history. This week: A 2002 chamber opera documents the life of a Chinese poet who lived 1,800 years ago.
The Pakistani-born guitarist also discusses how his background influences his musical evolution.
Asia Society presents a season of programming celebrating the exhibition 'Kamakura: Realism and Spirituality in the Sculpture of Japan.'
In a special performance, Invocation sextet will unveil a new project that explores Carnatic classical music from Southern India through the idiom of jazz.
Multidisciplinary performance, part of the COIL 2016 Festival, features emerging Chinese artists.
Here's a look at some of the events which drew crowds at Asia Society's New York headquarters during 2015.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: when saxophonists of different backgrounds pulled together elements of Indian Carnatic music and American jazz.
Asia Society looks back through the camera lens at some of its most colorful moments of the year.
Each week, we'll reach into Asia Society's archives to find a photo from the organization's nearly 60-year history. This week: A performance that dealt with the uncomfortable history between China, Japan, and Korea.
The talented musician, performing soon at Asia Society Texas, discusses her unique musical sensibility with Asia Blog.
In Voicing the Ancestral Sacred, Grace reclaims and revitalizes oral and aural traditional performances of the precolonial Philippines.
1971 performance at Asia Society.
Sun’s Resolution followed Sam-Sin’s voyage to Southern China to trace the steps of his great-great-grandfather from Macau to the West.
DJ Sun shares the concepts behind the tracks he will be performing at Asia Society Center on October 3.

Upcoming Events

  • Special Event
     /  New York
    27 Mar 2018
    7:00pm - 8:15pm
    Shen Wei, the acclaimed choreographer, painter, and founder of Shen Wei Dance Arts, reveals his artistic inspirations and working processes as a multi-media artist in a far-reaching dialogue on Buddhism, childhood memories, explorations of dreamscapes, and his journeys to Tibet.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    14 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    15 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    16 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    19 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    21 Apr 2018
    7:30pm - 8:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.
  • Performance
     /  New York
    22 Apr 2018
    6:30pm - 7:30pm
    Premiere performances of an Asia Society commission created by Samita Sinha, Dean Moss, and Cenk Ergün inspired by the myth of the Hindu goddess Sati and the idea of dark matter.