WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
The NYU Symphony Orchestra will perform Tan Dun's masterpiece, The Map in a one-night only concert performance with special guests - Grammy-nominated conductor Andrew Cyr and leading classical cellist Wendy Sutter. The field video recordings used in The Map capture passionate antiphonal singing, intriguing tongue singing, emphatic percussive dance and other images of ethnic musical life. The interaction of audio-video and live music connected generations and cultures across years and over continents. The evening will also feature Tan Dun's Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa featuring pipa virtuoso Zhou Yi.