The Silk Road | Concert 1 – From the East

19th March 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Orange Regional Conservatorium
73A Hill St
Orange NSW 2800

2021 Chamber Music Series | The Silk Road

Travel across cultures, along the Silk Road from East to West with the musicians of the Orange Regional Conservatorium as your guide.

Over the span of four concerts listeners will be taken on a musical journey along the path of the Silk Road. Beginning in the Far East with music from Japan and China, through Russia and the Steppes, onto the Middle East before reaching our destination in Europe.

Music from or inspired by each region will feature across the series, classics will be heard alongside folk melodies in diverse and inspiring programs, drawing together the Conservatorium’s wealth of experienced musicians, themselves from a diversity of cultures.

Concert 1 | From the East

A musical journey from Japan & China in the Far East, traveling toward Russia and beyond! Featuring works by Hisaishi, Huanzhi, Shostakovich, Rimsky-Korsakov and more.

We start our journey in the east, where the sun rises. Folk songs of Japan will mix with modern works, through China into Russia, beginning our year-long trip down the Silk Road.