Chamber music to echo in Changsha
A performance of chamber music will be staged at the Hunan Concert Hall at 8 pm on the evening of Sept 15, offering Changsha residents a perfect ending to the working week.
Virtuosos and famous instrumentalists will lather the audience in masterpieces including Serenade for Strings by Mozart, a woodwind quintet in G minor, and Swan Goose, a classic Mongolian song.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments, which originated in Italy in the late 16th century as a form of entertainment for royals and dignitaries.
Founded by Huang Zhongyi, Zeng Jianqiang, Peng Jia and Yang Xiaoming, the Chamber Music Orchestra of Hunan Symphony Orchestra has attracted many excellent musicians and took home gold for string quartet at the 2012 Chinese Golden Bell Awards for Music.
Players from the province-only professional philharmonic in woodwind quintet will also perform Carmen Fantasie, and Castle in the Sky by celebrated composer Joe Hisaishi.
Art lovers following the official WeChat account of Changsha Evening News (arts0731) are able to get tickets for free, otherwise prices start at 80 yuan ($12.21).
Source: Changsha Evening News