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Musical Hegemony: Inverted Cultural Appropriation and Bright Sheng’s “Seven Tunes Heard in China”

In which science fiction blossoms into beautiful diversity, while Western Art music doesn’t quite do the same.

To my dear reader,

There were many reasons to enjoy the film… 522 more words

Chamber Music

A Night at the Opera

A few weekends ago my DH and I took the High Speed Train from Beijing to the city of Wuhan which sits astride the great Yangtze river, some 1060 kms south of here. 995 more words

San Francisco Opera’s Dream of the Red Chamber

San Francisco Opera’s Dream of the Red Chamber is a story of cosmic creation, of marriage choice, and of family decline, both financial and moral. It is a meditation on the nature of reality and illusion, of the interconnectedness of the dream state and the waking world. 456 more words

Visual Arts

He Wu tours China in Dream of the Red Chamber

He Wu takes the main soprano role of Daiyu in Bright Sheng and David Henry Hwang’s Dream of the Red Chamber on tour in China conducted by Sheng. 61 more words

Soprano