Bach and the Forbidden City

The Bach Society of Minnesota will be joined by Gao Hong on Pipa in an eclectic program that features traditional Chinese music and the music of Bach.

Gao Hong is a composer and performer of Chinese Pipa. She performs traditional and modern Chinese music with her groups Spirit of Nature and Beijing Trio. She has been actively participating in cross-cultural musical collaborations, such as performing with jazz musicians and musicians from other cultures, including James Newton and Shubhendra Rao, and was awarded four McKnight Artist Fellowships for Performing Musicians in 2012 and was the winner of the 2017 Global Music Award – Outstanding Achievement Award in World Music and Instrumental categories.

Bach and the Forbidden City is sponsored in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Chinese Heritage Fund of the Minneapolis Foundation.

Performance Dates

Friday, Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm
Sundin Music Hall

1536 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN

Saturday, Oct 6 @ 7 pm
Brau Performing Arts Center

Willmar High School
2701 30th Street NE
Willmar, MN 56201

Sunday, Oct 7 @ 3 pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church
177 Glendale Drive
Long Lake, MN 55356