Water Concerto

Tan Dun

Toledo Symphony

Promenade Park

Join the Toledo Symphony on Saturday, September 15 at 6:30pm for a special performance of the Water Concerto with Tan Dun.

 

“Water is an element you can’t block.  You can block land, you can say this is China and this is Russia, but water has no such frontiers.” ~Tan Dun

Grammy Award winning Chinese composer Tan Dun, best known for his music for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and his film scores for “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Hero”, has created a visually and sonically spectacular concert experience unlike any other. A trio of sensational percussionists slap, beat, cup and wield water in transparent bowls and specially-crafted instruments to create provocative, amazingly inventive soundscapes.

Led by Music Director Alain Trudel, the Toledo Symphony organically flows in and out of this rippling show of sounds with an orchestral score that cleverly blends Eastern and Western musical traditions in Tan Dun’s inimitable style—an unforgettable experience for all ages. Though drawing extensively on the composer’s childhood memories of playing, cleaning, and working by the side of the river in Hunan Province, China, this music also deeply engages with issues of local and global significance.  This concert begins a year-long examination about water and water pollution as inspiration for visual and performance art, spearheaded by the Toledo Museum of Art, in partnership with the Toledo Symphony and the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo. The concert will be free for the community

 

 

 

http://theartscommission.org/momentum

 

Momentum weekend is September 13, 14, & 15, 2018

Sponsored By

Lathrop

Upcoming Concerts

Josh Turner with Lauren Alaina

August 6, 2021 · 5:00 PM

Vanilla Ice with Young MC, All-4-One & CNC Music Factory

August 13, 2021 · 5:00 PM


Please be advised we cannot guarantee the authenticity of tickets purchased from unofficial sources and private sellers. We will not honor invalid tickets at the gate. Please be sure to purchase your tickets on Ticketmaster.com or take the necessary steps to ensure you’re purchasing legitimate tickets from a verified website or selling agent.