February 6, 2019

L.A. Philharmonic Scheduled to Showcase Ray Chen Performance & New Work by Tan Dun

Usher in the Year of the Pig at the Walt Disney Concert Hall when the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra led by Gustavo Dudamel presents special Chinese New Year concerts featuring world renowned violinist Australian Taiwanese Ray Chen (Feb. 6-7) and the U.S. premiere of composer Tan Dun’s Buddha Passion (Feb 8-9).

Grammy winner Tan Dun’s evening-length oratorio is based on stories inspired by the Dunhuang cave paintings. He has won multiple international awards, including an Academy Award for his score of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Under Dudamel’s baton, featured will be soprano Sen Guo, mezzo-soprano Huiling Zhu, tenor Kang Wang, bass-baritone Shenyang, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Arrive early on Feb. 6 and 7 for Ray Chen performance and enjoy complimentary drinks and a chance to participate in a traditional Chinese art activity.

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Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90012