Schedule

Now in its eleventh year, the Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival has established itself as one of the most important Asian music festivals in the U.S. Stay tuned more more details to come!

Concerts

Friday, February 20, 2015, 7:30pm

China Dreams

with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China

General $30, students $20, Stanford students w/ SUID $10

The concert focuses on symphonic works by Chinese composers including Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto and a preview of the newly commissioned opera Dream of the Red Chamber by Bright Sheng, in collaboration with the San Francisco Opera.

Saturday, February 21, 2015, 7:30pm

Chinese New Year's Concert

with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra from China

General $30, students $20, Stanford students w/ SUID $10

Join us to celebrate the Year of the Sheep with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra featuring violin soloist Suli Xue from the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the virtuoso pipa player from China, Zhao Cong, plus a preview of the love duet from Bright Sheng's new opera Dream of the Red Chamber.

Academic and Cultural Events

Friday, February 20, 2015, 12:30 — 2:00 pm

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center

Opera: Dream Of The Red Chamber - Symposium And Panel Discussion

Bright Sheng, Composer
David Henry Hwang, Playwright
Stan Lai, Stage Director and Playwright
David Gockley, San Francisco Opera General Director

In collaboration with the San Francisco Opera and in conjunction with the performance of a scene from the opera Dream of the Red Chamber, the Pan-Asian Festival will bring together world renowned Chinese-American composer Bright Sheng; Tony Award-winning Chinese-American playwright David Henry Hwang; the US-born, China-based stage director and playwright Stan Lai; and San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley, to discuss the making of the opera. Moderated by journalist and writer Sheila Melvin, it’s a unique symposium with stellar creative team.

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