Friday, October 19, 8 pm
Sosnoff Theater, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m.
A preview of the festival concerts on Oct 21-22 in New York City, this is an evening of contemporary works performed by The Orchestra Now and musicians from the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, with Jindong Cai, conductor. The program features compositions inspired by the first Opium War (1839–42) and the Nanjing Massacre (1937), along with a world-premiere performance of a new work by composer Chen Danbu from the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing. There will be a preconcert panel discussion at 7pm with China Now Music Festival composers and festival director Jindong Cai.
In collaboration with the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing.
Tickets, $20-50, are available at the Fisher Center Box office, 845-758-7900 or fishercenter.bard.edu.