2012 Silk Road Music with Celso Machado – Enchanted Evenings Concert

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2012 Silk Road Music with Celso Machado – Enchanted Evenings Concert
Start:
July 20, 2012 7:30 pm
End:
July 20, 2012 9:00 pm
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Updated:
June 12, 2012

Unite the Eastern Pipa to the Western guitar!

Silk Road Music with Celso Machado | July 20
Show starts: 7:30 pm | Doors open : 7 pm


Qiu Xia He 何秋霞: pipa 琵琶,vocal
Andre Thibault: guitar, oud
Liam MacDonald: pandeiro, rik, cajon
Jun Rong 戎竣: erhu 二胡
Celso Machado: guitar, percussion.

Founded by Ms. Qiu Xia He, a one-time music teacher and touring musician in her native Shaanxi of China, the Silk Road Music ensemble has been smashing stereotypes about Chinese music and taking Chinese instruments in new artistic directions for over twenty years. Its pioneering musical fusions have merged Chinese folk and classical music with Brazilian, jazz, Celtic, Spanish, Arabic, Aboriginal and blues music.

Striking out with inspiration, freshness and passion, Silk Road Music unites the Eastern Pipa to the Western guitar.  After years of perfecting their sound in live performances and breaking boundaries, their new CD Standing Out 立气 called for pure artistic choice and maturity. Expressing authentic views on traditional music forms. Whether you can name the music category or not, Silk Road Music delivers virtuosity and imagination.  A harmonious musical tapestry, unconstrained, waiting to be enjoyed!

For their work, the ensemble has earned a Juno nomination, two West Coast Music Awards and two Canadian Folk Music Award nominations.

What people are saying about Silk Road Music

“Chinese folk with an international twist.” “East meets West.” Where the East and West come together.”

Take a trip through time and travel the Silk Road

This group’s fusion of classical Chinese with modern rhythms is like traveling the ancient Silk Road in a convertible

Official Website

Tickets:
$25 General | $20 Members
Box Office: 604-662-3207 ext. 0 or 209

Concerts sell out fast. Please purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

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Enchanted Evenings Dinner Package

Enjoy a special “Enchanted Evening” three course meal at Wild Rice for only an additional $21 (+ tax + gratuity per person) before or after the concert!

This deal is only available to concert-goers, so bookings can be made by calling the Garden at 604 662 3207, ext. 209. However, the dinner portion will be charged at Wild Rice. Click on the image to view the full menu.

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Many thanks to our Enchanted Evenings Concert Series sponsor: HSBC

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