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JAN
21
Seoul National University New Music Ensemble
Date:
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
Time:
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location:
RCAH Theater
Department:
Asian Studies Center
Event Details:

The Seoul National University (SNU) New Music Ensemble presents a mixture of old and new in their eclectic performance. The ensemble consists of a youthful string quartet, seasoned performers, and Korean traditional instrumentation. Featuring the harmonies and textures of the European classical tradition and the microtonal shadings and complex rhythms of Korean tradition, the performance promises to be a rich experience for all who attend. The repertoire will draw on the music of Korea's court and shamanic ritual tradition as well as the romantic traditions of Europe. The ensemble will perform, as well, new and experimental works that highlight the beauty of both traditions, truly representing the richness of music performance in Korea today. This concert is free and open to the public.

Performers

Gayageum Proffesor YI Ji-young

Viola Proffessor CHOI Ensil

Daegeum KIM Jong-rock 

Jaggu GWAK Ayoung 

Luz Quartet YOON Deckhee, KIM Yejing, CHOI Jiwon, KIM Sungwon

 

Sponsored by the Asian Studies Center, Association for Asian Studies center, University of Michigan NAM Center for Korean Studies, RCAH, Korean Studies Program, Faculty Learning Community on Identity Formation in Global Context