Video: The Beat of the Dragon Boat

Afternoon Family Concert

Text: Alan Wong

HONG KONG, May 28, 2017 — A collaboration between composer Alexis Aldrich and author Christina Matula-Häkli, this world premiere concert features a sextet of Chinese and Western instruments. The performance depicts the story of Chinese poet Qu Yuan and the Dragon Boat Festival by combining chamber music and bilingual narration in English and Cantonese. (1 hr., 4 min.)

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