Sun, 27 Jan | LSO St Lukes

LSO Strings & Silk String Quartet

As part of the LSO’s East Meets West series, a string quartet from the London Symphony Orchestra and a traditional Chinese string quartet perform a mixture of European and Chinese music. The performance shows the influence of the two cultures on each other’s musical traditions, culminating in an oct
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27 Jan 2019, 19:00
LSO St Lukes, 161 Old St, London EC1V 9NG, UK

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As part of the LSO’s East Meets West series, a string quartet from the London Symphony Orchestra and a traditional Chinese string quartet perform a mixture of European and Chinese music. The performance shows the influence of the two cultures on each other’s musical traditions, culminating in an octet of the two quartets playing a new piece specially composed by British Chinese composer, Keting Sun.

The Silk String Quartet is one of the Europe's best professional Chinese music ensembles for classical and contemporary music. Established in 2006, the Quartet has been invited to play prestigious festivals and venues, including the Royal Opera House, Southbank's Purcell Room, St George's in Bristol, the Sage Gateshead and the WOMEX, Manchester, Brighton and Guildford Festivals.

East Meets West generously supported by the Reignwood Culture Foundation.

Sun 27 Jan 2019 7.00pm - 9.00pm

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

TRAD arr CHENG YU Three & Six

MOZART Divertimento in F major

WANG LUOBIN arr MO FAN In the Remote Place

RACHMANINOV Romance from String Quartet No 1

ZHOU LONG Selections from Chinese Folk Songs

JOHAN FAMAEY Dance of the Cavalry

RAYMOND YIU ‘Maomao Yü’ piano quintet

KETING SUN Octet for Silk and LSO String Quartet (world premiere)

Silk String Quartet

LSO String Ensemble

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