The Stanford Pan-Asian Music Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

Featuring artists from Tibet, Mongolia, and around the world February 1 – March 1, 2014.

Inaugurated in the 2004-2005 season, the Pan-Asian Music Festival is dedicated to promoting an understanding and appreciation of music in contemporary Asia. Jindong Cai, the festival’s founder and artistic director, states: “It has been a remarkable ten years during which we have explored many of the rich and diverse musical cultures from Asia. With the…

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A weekend of sold-out performances at Stanford’s Pan-Asian Music Festival

Bing Concert Hall hosts the China National Orchestra.

Ninety musicians filed onstage Saturday night with their erhus, konghous, pipas and zhongruans.  At the end of a two-hour orchestral performance, the audience wouldn’t let them leave the stage. Finally, after several standing ovations and four encores, the appreciative musicians headed backstage. It was an auspicious performance and the first Chinese New Year’s Eve concert to be held in Stanford’s…

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