Saturday, March 24, 2012
Zhang Hongyan is a renowned pipa recitalist and educator, a professor at the Central Conservatory of Music, a supervisor on the Conservatory’s Master’s degree program, an executive member of the All China Youth Federation and the Chinese Culture Promotion Society, and a former visiting scholar at Columbia University in the United States.
As an outstanding recitalist among the new generation of Chinese musicians, Zhang has garnered attention on the local and international music scene. She has built an extensive repertoire and her playing exhibits a masterful combination of sheer virtuosity and musicality. She has given numerous solo recitals and touring performances throughout cities in mainland China. In recent years, her collaboration with the Macao Orchestra has taken her all over China, as well as to the United States, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Poland, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao. Her album Ambush from All Sides, a collection of pipa classics, was distributed all over the world in more than 40 countries and regions, and was added to the permanent collection of the American Folklife Center of the United States Library of Congress in 2007.
This event is open to the public.
Ticket Information: Tickets are $10 ($5 for F&M employees; $1 for students with valid ID)