Languages: English, French, Mandarin
A musical adventure that explores China and beyond. Through thousands of concerts around the world, Silk Road Music delivers virtuosity and imagination. A traditional Chinese pipa (lute) weaving around a colourful thread of world instruments: flamenco guitar, Indian flute, Middle Eastern oud and world percussion. Qiu Xia He (Chu Sha Her) and André Thibault, a husband-and-wife team, combine their skills and talent, share the excitement of this new breed of Canadian multicultural music.
You get music that sets your soul on fire and in an hour, keeps you coming back for more. Craline
Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 45 - 50 mins.
Capacity: 500 students
Tech Requirements: Electrical outlet, armless chairs (3)
Fee Range: $535 - $635 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)
In ancient times, Chinese explorers visited many places in the world, from Asia to Australia. With a similar spirit of adventure, Silk Road Music takes audiences on a musical ride: travelling with instruments, songs and dances. Unveiling the joy of discovery, the world becomes one! This duo performance has been welcomed in hundreds of schools in Canada and the USA. They perform in English, French and Mandarin.