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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