Join SABS for the debut of Duo Chinoiserie's new album. A true melding of Eastern and Western cultures, Duo Chinoiserie’s CHINOISERIE combines the Chinese guzheng and European classical guitar to create an inspired new canon of classical repertoire. A bold and carefully handpicked selection of compositions—including new arrangements of Granados, de Falla, and Debussy alongside a transcription of Goss and new works by Assad, Duplessy, and Nakanishi—explores the instruments’ dialogue and complementary textures while uniting contrasting musical styles into a cohesive, well-defined whole. As the guzheng’s crisp, plucky clarity interplays with the guitar’s chords, even the most well-known classical pieces become fresh and energized, born anew with a unique and visionary sound.
Grace St. Paul’s (2331 E. Adams) - $25 Premium / $15 General, $10 student, online purchases subject to $1 fee.
Duo Chinoiserie - June 26 2pm
“Oriental” from Danzas Españolas, op. 37 -Granados
Mulan Sérgio Assad(b. 1952)
Adagio and Fuga
From Sonata No. 1 in G Minor, BWV 1001 - J. S. Bach
Western China Fantasy - Chenyu Huang/Wang Zhou
Inari - Yusuke Nakanishi (b. 1990)
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair - Claude Debussy
Golliwogg’s Cakewalk - Claude Debussy
Zhong Kui’s Regrets - Mathias Duplessy(b. 1972)
Zhong Kui’s Journey - Mathias Duplessy
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