Musical Diasporas – Journey through the music of the Far East

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Musical Diasporas – Journey through the music of the Far East

Have you ever been to the Far East, to China? Have you ever listened to traditional Chinese music and seen Chinese musical instruments with a history of over 2000 years?
The Ensemble du Sud will offer an interesting encounter on Chinese music. You can listen to wonderful Chinese music, get to know the culture and learn a traditional Chinese song. Not only that, but you can also taste fragrant Chinese tea, write your name in Chinese calligraphy…

Manu Napolitano, composer, ethnomusicologist, part of the Ensemble du Sud, a world music group.

Fu Wanying, a Chinese musician living in Bologna, has brought his Guzheng from the Far East to Italy, a traditional Chinese instrument of ancient origins. Fu Wanying is an integral part of the Ensemble du Sud group.

Yixuan Li, violinist, comes from Henan province in China.
She has been playing the violin since she was six years old. She graduated from the conservatory in China and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Musicology at the University of Bologna. Yixuan Li is a member of the Ensemble du Sud.

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