Spiral Concert at the Rubin Museum


On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005, the NYQS gave a day-long concert at the Rubin Museum. Four members played, while hundreds of visitors came to listen for varying amounts of time.

The Rubin Museum of Art is New York's newest museum. Opened on October 2nd, 2004, it is the first museum in the Western World dedicated to the art of the Himalayas and surrounding regions. The museum's mission is to establish, present, preserve and document a permanent collection that reflects the vitality, complexity and historical significance of Himalayan art. On the day of our performance, there was a special exhibition on Chinese connections in Tibetan painting. The exhibition illustrated this artistic interchange by juxtaposing paintings and objects from China and Tibet of the 14th through 18th century, a period when many important qin compositions were created.

The following is a list of the pieces played:

Mei Hua San Nong, Yi Gu Ren, Pu An Zhou, Xiao Xiang Shui Yun, Ping Sa Luo
Yan, Yang Guan San Die, Qiu Sai Yin, Yu Lou Chun Xiao.

Xianweng Cao, Fan Canglang, Xiao Xiang Shui Yun, Tao Yuan Chun Xiao, Chun Xiao Yin, Zhi Zhao Fei, Yao Tian Sheng He, Qiao Ge, Xing Tan and China Scholar Blues.

O Lu Wang Ji, Mei Hua San Nong, Pin Sha Luo Yan, Xiao Xian Shue Yun and Yang Chun.

Mei Hua San Nong, Yi Gu Ren, Xiao Xiang Shui Yun, Ping Sa Luo Yan, Yang Guan
San Die (sung)


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