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Special Programme on the Zheng for Chinese Lovers’ Day
August 11, 2014 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Playing an instrument with over 2,500 years of recorded history, Classical zheng performer, Yi Dong, makes her 12th annual return to Edinburgh to “indulge us with a rich spa of the spirits and mind” (China Xinhua News Agency) with music of love stories and poems of China. Yi will share her first-hand insights to the friendship and working partnership between the 81-year old composer HE Zhanhao and the half century-junior girl he has been working with for nearly 15 years.
“It’s proved to be my best music experience for years” (BBC World Service).
Part of the 5th Glamour of Jasmine Chinese Arts Festival.