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Yue Pipa Ensemble
Different Strokes: A Fresh Take on Pipa
Experience the stunning pipa across time and space
Experience first-hand the expressive beauty of the pipa, a plucked string instrument of huge versatility, in the hands of an innovative ensemble dedicated to preserving the instrument’s tradition and to using it to explore new musical territory.
The young performers of the Yue Pipa Ensemble, founded by Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pipa principal Zhang Ying, have a repertoire which encompasses popular tunes such as Moonlight on the Spring River, themes from Peking opera, folk music reflective of different Chinese regions and even rock music.
This youthful innovative ensemble will take the audience on a musical journey from the Central Plains out into a wider musical world where the pipa is now making its mark. Not to be missed!
Along the Silk Road
Pipa duo Heavenly Dance
Pipa & frame drum Dance Along the Old Silkroad
The scenery of Jiang-nan
Gu Guanren arr.
Pipa quartet Moonlight on the Spring River
Pipa quartet A Dream in Jiang-nan
Peking opera and its percussion
Pipa quartet Cang Cai
Pipa & Guitar Duet Seven Moments of Caprice for Guitar and Pipa (excerpts)
Pipa Duo & Daruan Pin
Pipa quartet and drum set Rock Pipa – FIGHT!
Nickolas Chan Hiu-fung