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Recap: Music Chat on Chinese Orchestra: At the Crossroads of the West and China, 11.6.20

Nov 9, 2020

“To educate somebody, you should start with poems, emphasize ceremonies, and finish with music.” -Confucius The modern Chinese Orchestra, a large ensemble of Chinese instruments consisted of at least 80 members that adapted the structure of the western symphony orchestra, is designed to be at the crossroads of cultural exchange between the West and China. […]

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Recap: Beethoven in China, Parts 1 and 2, July 2020

Jul 29, 2020

On July 21 and July 28, China Institute presented a two-part discussion on ‘Beethoven in China,’ in partnership with The US-China Music Institute of the Bard College Conservatory of Music and China Institute, to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth. Beethoven in China Part 1: How the great composer inspired generations of Chinese through […]

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