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Event Archive - Silent Summer nights 6 featuring Three Monks: Lan Tung, Gelina Jiang, Jonathan Bernard, Ron Samworth

Sat. September 2nd 2006 Grandview Park (All Ages)
Free Free!
Presented by: Eye Of Newt, Rumble Productions
Winner of a Golden Rooster and a Silver Bear, A Da's animated Three Monksis an adaptation of a Chinese folk proverb: One monk will shoulder two buckets of water, two monks will share the load, but add a third and no one will want to fetch the water.

Featuring live accompaniment by the Orchid Ensemble: Lan Tung(erhu, zhounghu, & vocals), Gelina Jiang(zheng), and Jonathan Bernard (marimba & percussion), with guest musician Ron Samworth(electric guitar).


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Lan Tung (folk/classical/world/experimental/contemporary)

Crossing between Vancouver’s new music, improvised music and world music scenes, Lan Tung is the artistic director of Orchid Ensemble, Sound of Dragon Society, and Proliferasian. Lan has appeared as a soloist with Orchestre Metropolitain (Montreal) and Symphony Nova Scotia, and as a soloist/composer with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Turning Poin... more info

Ron Samworth (Jazz)

Guitarist/composer Ron Samworth, a cornerstone of Canada’s creative music community, has a keen ear for unusual textures and approaches improvising with a unique structural conception. He leads the acclaimed quartet Talking Pictures and composes for theatre, film, and dance projects. Samworth has performed with Barry Guy, Wayne Horvitz, Han Benni... more info
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