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World Music Wednesday Chinese Lunar New Year Concert At The Old Town School of Folk Music


World Music Wednesday: Chinese Lunar New Year Concert
Wednesday, January 18, 2023, 8:00pm

Old Town School of Folk Music
Gary And Laura Maurer Concert Hall
4544 N Lincoln Ave.

Free (Suggested donation of $10)
Reserve Tickets Here

Join The Old Town School of Folk Music and the Chinese Fine Arts Society for an evening concert in celebration of Chinese New Year! Featuring performances by Chinese Zhong Ruan player Tzu-Tsen Wu, The University of Chicago’s Jade Chinese Music Ensemble, and more. Event is free and open to the public but reserving advanced tickets is recommended.

Presented in partnership with Choose Chicago.

About World Music Wednesdays

World Music Wednesdays is the Old Town School Of Folk Music’s weekly showcase of world music and dance featuring the best local and touring talent! Most shows are Wednesday nights at 8:00 PM.

Most World Music Wednesday concerts are free with a $10 suggested donation. TO GUARANTEE YOUR ENTRY MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS IN ADVANCE EITHER ONLINE OR BY CALLING THE BOX OFFICE AT 773.728.6000. Reservations unclaimed 10 minutes before showtime will be released to waiting patrons.

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Panel Discussion: The Work of Tan Dun with the Chicago Philharmonic

Panel Discussion: The Work of Tan Dun

Saturday, January 7, 2023, 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Chinese American Museum of Chicago
238 West 23rd Street, Chicago IL 


Join CFAS and our friends at the Chicago Philharmonic and the Chinese American Museum of Chicago for a panel discussion on the works of composer Tan Dun, and a performance by the Sound of Wishes Ensemble.

This panel discussion is in advance of the Chicago Philharmonic’s January 14 Symphonic Series concert, featuring the North American Premiere of Tan Dun’s Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra (Yi2) with legendary classical guitarist Sharon Isbin.

Learn more about the concert and buy tickets here.

Leading the discussion is multi-Grammy Award winning classical guitarist Sharon Isbin, who commissioned Yi2 and worked extensively with Tan Dun. Pipa Virtuoso Yang Wei, and rising star cello virtuoso Joshua Roman, who will perform Tan Dun’s Crouching Tiger Concerto, also joins. The conversation will be moderated by Chicago Philharmonic Artistic Director Scott Speck.

The panel discussion is a free event. There are limited spots available, so please reserve your spot at this link.

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