On November 22, 2009 we congratulated this year’s first place winners of the 25th Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius at the Winners Concert held at the Chicago Cultural Center, Admission was free. Here are links to images, a poster and the printed program for the concert: Winners Concert Images Poster PDF Complete Printed […]
The 25th Annual Music Festival in Honor of Confucius took place on Sunday, October 25th, 2009 at the Sherwood Conservatory of Music. The Winners Concert was held at the Chicago Cultural Center on November 22nd at 3pm. Download a PDF announcing the names of the 2009 Winners Download a PDF poster about the Competition Chinese […]
CFAS aims to be a resource for readers to go to for interesting tidbits about Chinese culture in general and we think the Moon Festival is a great place to start. This information will be found in our Resources section. The Moon Festival is a significant holiday for Chinese people (and Koreans and Vietnamese as […]
The Chicago Sinfonietta is offering visitors of this web site a 30% discount to attend their opening concert of the season – West Meets East on October 4 at 2:30pm. The nation’s most diverse symphony orchestra, The Chicago Sinfonietta, proudly marks the start of its 23rd season with West Meets East. Guest conductor Maestro Mei-Ann […]
Two Time International Competition Gold Medal Winner Shanghai Jiao Tong University Symphony Orchestra under the baton of conductor Cao Peng will perform at Mandel Hall at the University of Chicago on Thursday, October 1, 2009. Admission is free and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. The address is 1131 East 57th Street in Chicago. […]
We congratulate the CFAS Ensemble on being selected to perform on WFMT’s live radio program “Introductions,” their newest series that celebrates the Chicago region’s most talented pre-collegiate classical musicians. The live performance was held at WFMT’s Levin Performance Studio and the show aired for one hour starting at 11AM on Saturday morning October 17th. Learn more […]
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Chinese Fine Arts Society pays tribute to its late founder, Barbara Tiao with an exquisite classical music concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion – In Tribute: A Chinese Voyage. The performance features luminaries such as internationally renowned violinist Rachel Barton Pine, erhu player Betti Xiang, Chicago Symphony Orchestra assistant concertmaster Yuan Qing Yu and clarinetist John Bruce Yeh, the Chicago Pro Musica and the Cheng Da Percussion Ensemble. This concert is part of Millennium Park’s new series, Dusk Variations: A Chamber Series taking place on select Monday nights this summer.
Kicking off the celebration of Chinese Cultural Week in Chicago and CFAS’s 25th Anniversary on Sunday, July 19 at 2:30 pm is the China Spectacle – an engaging performance of music and dance which celebrates Qi Xi – the ancient Chinese love story of Niulang and Zhinu, the cowherd and the weaver fairy.