Poetry and drama unify this quintessential “East meets West”
program. Two great western classics, the rousing overture to
Beethoven’s opera, Fidelio, and Tchaikovsky’s gripping Fourth
Symphony, are paired with Zhao Jiping’s gorgeous Concerto No.
2 for Pipa, the traditional Chinese lute. This work showcases the
extraordinary talent of guest artist Wu Man, the world’s premier
pipa virtuoso and leading ambassador of Chinese music.