China National Symphony Orchestra
Carpenter Theatre

China National Symphony Orchestra

Lunar New Year Celebration

About the Event

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a vibrant performance by the China National Symphony Orchestra that blends sounds from East and West and includes imagery from multiple sources including the China National Shadow Puppet Theatre. Renowned composer, conductor, and Honorary Artistic Director Tan Dun will take the podium for this special evening. Dun has transcended stylistic and cultural boundaries to become one of the world’s most famous composers. Stravinsky’s Fireworks and The Firebird will serve as bookends to works by Guan Xia and Dun, including Dun’s The Martial Arts Trilogy, based on his Academy Award-winning scores for Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero and Dun’s Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds.

Artist Viewpoint
Join artistic director and conductor Tan Dun at 6:30pm for a pre-show discussion.  

Sponsored in part by the Cultural Affairs Committee, in partnership with the Department of Music and the Office of International Education.

Additional Ticket Information

Tickets available at the Dominion Arts Center and Altria Theater box offices, by phone at (800) 514-3849 and online at Prices subject to applicable fees. ZIP code limits have been set up for online purchases for this show. Call to purchase tickets from an out-of-area ZIP code at (800) 514-3849.

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