Knights with Wu Man, pipa
(2012/2013 Performing Arts)
“A chamber music experience in orchestral form.” – Yo-Yo MaRenowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man returns with progressive New York classical ensemble The Knights for a stirring evening of elegant classical and contemporary chamber orchestra works. A leading ambassador of Chinese music, Grammy-nominated Wu Man fosters projects that give the ancient pipa (a lute-like instrument) a new role in today’s music world. She’ll join The Knights, a “talented and vivacious” (The New York Times) ensemble of adventurous musicians from the New York music scene, who cultivate collaborative music making.ProgramStravinsky: Concerto in E-flat (“Dumbarton Oaks”)Lou Harrison: Concerto for Pipa with String OrchestraDebussy: Prélude à “L’Après-midi d’un faune”Milhaud: Le Boeuf sur le toit, op. 58 (The Ox on the Roof )Wu Man: Blue and GreenProgram subject to changeWu Man presents “Returning to the East”talk with videoFriday, February 22, 7:30 pm UCSB McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)Co-presented with East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies FREE and open to the publicChamber Music masterclasses with members of The Knights and UCSB studentsSatuday, February 23, 12 noon – 1 pmBrass masterclass UCSB Geringer Hall (Music 1250)String masterclass Music Lecture Hall (Music 1145)Co-presented with UCSB Department of MusicFREE and open to the public
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