San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Established in 1997, the JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung on the erhu/Chinese violin, Yu-Chen Wang on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion. The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. The ensemble has embraced a variety of musical styles to its repertoire, ranging from the traditional and contemporary music of China, World Music, New Music to Jazz and Creative Improvisation. The energetic yet endearing performance style of the ensemble consistently intrigues and delights its audiences. Acclaimed as ‘One of the brightest blossoms on the world music scene’ (The Georgia Straight), the Orchid Ensemble has been tirelessly developing an innovative musical genre based on the cultural exchange between Western and Asian musicians.
When & Where
The Colonial Theatre
The historic Colonial Theatre presents world-class performing artists, independent and world cinema, and quality family entertainment in an intimate 300 seat venue in the heart of The White Mountains of New Hampshire, May–November.