Date: Friday 17 March, 2017
Venue: Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street
Duration: 1 hour
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One of China’s best guzheng (Chinese zither) soloists joins with The Fidelio Trio to premiere brand-new music including Sheffield-based composer Dorothy Ker’s Time Bends in the Rock. Also feauturing Gao Ping’s Feng Zheng (Kite), Jeroen Speak’s Silk Dialogues 7 and Dylan Lardelli's Shells.
Presented as part of Classical Weekend: 17-19 March 2017 in Partnership with the Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield
The Confucius Institute at the University of Sheffield (SCI) was set up in 2007 in partnership with the Confucius Institute headquarters, Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) and Nanjing University (NJU). It offers a programme of activities and courses designed to give staff, students and the local community an insight into Chinese language and culture. The provision of courses and public events have extended to include a focus on the needs of business, education, low-carbon events and health.
The University of Sheffield has been named as one of the first universities globally to host a Model Confucius Institute focusing on business and healthcare in 2014. The Sheffield CI won another Confucius Institute of the Year award in 2015 and Professor Sir Keith Burnett, the Vice-Chancellor, was awarded Individual Performance Excellence award in 2016.
The city as you've never heard it before
Huo Xia Jing (Chinese Zither)
The Fidelio Trio:
Mary Dullea (piano)
Adi Tal (cello)
Darragh Morgan (violin)