Melody of China will perform with Zeke Nealy and his Veve Vodou Drum and Dance Ensemble on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The concert is presented as part of the 2018 San Francisco International Arts Festival. The concert program features live performances with Chinese and Haitian musical traditions represented. The program will also include new works by featured artists Yangqin Zhao and Zeke Nealy.
The program, which represents the first time Melody of China has collaborated with Veve Vodou Ensemble, includes a striking blend of new and traditional music and dance. The program will include several traditional Chinese songs by Melody of China featuring Yangqin Zhao on yangqin (hammered dulcimer); Gangqin Zhao on guzheng (zither); Shenshen Zhang on pipa (lute); Wanpeng Guo on sheng (mouth organ); and Xian Lu on dizi (bamboo flute). They will be joined by a group of yangqin and guzheng students and members of the Veve Vodou drum and dance ensemble.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the San Francisco International Arts landing page for the event: