Music Performance: 2018 Chinese Melodies- Minqi's Pipa Concert
October 9, 2018
UMass Amherst Campus
As the second of "Chinese Melodies" series, Chinese music association (CMA) will present a delightful concert featuring a traditional Chinese four-stringed musical insturment Pipa.
Key performer: Minqi Wang, a pipa performer who is also a post-doc scientist at the department of food science who founded the group in 2015 and has been actively played around Amherst, Boston and New York city over the past few years.
The program include archaic Pipa songs with 2000 years history that was inherited or recovered. Western infused songs and new songs composed in the mordern era will also be presented with the accompaniment of piano, and percussions.
The event will also highlight traditional Chinese dance, Chinese operas, traditional cloths of Han nationality (the majority of Chinese people) to present an audio-visual feast immersing audiences in the river of Eastern culture.