From China to America: A Musical Journey with Tan Dun and Guests


With Tan Dun, Bright Sheng, Zhou Long, Chen Yi 

Tan Dun—conceptual and multifaceted composer/conductor as well as Grammy Award, Academy Award, and Grawemeyer Award winner for classical composition—will lead a performance and discussion with guests including MacArthur Fellowship-recipient Bright Sheng, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Zhou Long, and the award-winning Chen Yi. The evening weaves together a narrative of the artists’ musical journey from China to America and will also be a tribute to composer Chou Wen-Chung, who invited the musicians to America and Columbia University. Co-Presented by U.S. China Cultural Institute, Cultural Associate of the Committee of 100.

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Be sure to visit the path-breaking exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.