Bin Hu, guitar & Jing Xia, guzheng

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
7:00 PM


Holsclaw Hall
1017 N. Olive Road
Tucson, AZ 85721

  • Enrique Granados: Spanish Dance No. 2, “Oriental”
  • Isaac Albéniz: Sevilla
  • Chenyu Huang/Wang Zhou: Western China Fantasy
  • Manuel de Falla: Dances from “El amor brujo"
  • Yuguo Zhou: Nostalgia
  • Francisco Tárrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
  • Sérgio Assad: Farewell; Tahhiyya li ossoulina

Here is a rare pairing of the acoustic Spanish guitar with China’s guzheng, a zither-like instrument with a 2,500-year history. Jing Xia, trained at the China Conservatory of Music in Beijing, is an instructor at the University of Arizona Confucius Institute. Chinese-born guitarist Bin Hu holds a master’s degree from the Salzburg Conservatory, and won the 2016 David Russell Bach Prize.

Read “Plucky in Love” which first appeared in Tucson Lifestyle, January 2019

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