The Knights Orchestra with Wu Man
The Speed Art Museum presents renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man in concert with progressive New York classical ensemble The Knights in a Speed Concert Series performance, Feb. 17 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Louisville School of Music’s Comstock Hall, located on Cardinal Boulevard. Recognized as the world’s premier pipa virtuoso and as a leading ambassador of Chinese music, Wu Man creates and fosters projects that give this ancient instrument a new role in today’s music world, not only introducing the instrument to new audiences, but commissioning and premiering over a hundred new works. A Grammy-nominated artist, she has collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma in the recording of Silk Road and worked with renowned musicians including Tan Dun and the Kronos Quartet. Admission is free for Museum members, $10 for non-members. For information visit www.speedmuseum.org or call 502.634.2700.
Date: Feb 17, 2013
Starts: 3:00 PM | Ends: 4:30 PM
University of Louisville School of Music’s Comstock Hall,