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Event Archive - New Music on Ancient Chinese Bells: Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, Mark Armanini

Thu. April 1st 2010 Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch (All Ages)
7 pm doors at 6:50pm
Music of the Whole World Series:

New Music on Ancient Chinese Bells

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) aims to shed new light on the art of intercultural music making. Co-Artistic Director and composer Mark Armanini will bring audiences stories and musical discoveries from his recent trip to Wuhan, China to study the famous Zeng Hou Yi Tomb Bells. This magnificent 65-piece bronze bell set dates from 433 BC, the era of Confucius. Imagine the creative potential that lies in these ancient instruments, for which no musical scores survive.

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010
Time: 7:00 pm
Place: Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch
Admission: Free

For more information, call the Fine Arts information desk at 604-331-3716.


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