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World Premiere: Coexistent Beauty
November 7, 2014 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Melody of China will premiere Yuanlin Chen’s Coexistent Beauty at Old First Church in San Francisco on Friday, November 7th. The newly commissioned work calls for yangqin, guzheng, pipa, sheng, dizi, Chinese percussion, bass clarinet, violin, ‘cello and electronics. New York composer Yuanlin Chen has composed for numerous ensembles including the BBC Scottish Symphony; he also pioneered the first electronic music studio in China and developed electronic music for the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Coexistent Beauty is his third major MOC commission. Please visit OldFirstConcerts.org for more information.
This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.