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Chinatown: SF Guzheng Music Society Concert
June 22, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
** UPDATE 6/19/19: We are SOLD OUT for both the 2pm & 3pm recitals!!! Sign up for CHSA’s and SFGMS’ emails for announcements of future concerts. THANK YOU!!!
The San Francisco Guzheng Music Society will be holding their 37th Annual Concert at the Chinese Historical Society of America.
“The Chinese American Immigration Story – Series 3: Chinatown” is a collaborative event, featuring musical performances within the museum’s main exhibition, Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion, and a 45-minute performance in the CHSA’s Learning Center. The audience will have a special opportunity to engage the exhibits and musical performances from the San Francisco Guzheng Music Society in a new and dynamic environment.
The 45-minute recital will feature Liu Weishan on the guzheng in collaborating with Clara Hsu, who will recite her poem, “Chinatown.” Other musicians for this event are first, second and third generation Chinese Americans. They will perform traditional Cantonese Opera and group and solo guzheng pieces ranging from folk, classical, modern melodies and new compositions. Due to seating limitations the same recital will be performed at 2:00pm and 3:00pm.
Music Program in “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion” begins at 1:30pm
1st recital will begin at 2:00pm in the Learning Center
2nd recital will begin at 3:00pm in the Learning Center
$25 (General Museum Admission and Music Program)
$10 (SFGMS or CHSA members)
Seating for the recitals is limited – Purchase tickets on Eventbrite.com. Tickets include admission to CHSA’s galleries and exhibitions and the recital.