China Crossing IV

China Crossing IV

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Event type: Music Events

26 November 2020 from 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm 26 Nov 2020 7:00 pm 26 Nov 2020 8:30 pm

Adam Concert Room

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Join us for an evening of contemporary Chinese music at the New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī.

New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī and the Confucius Institute at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington are excited to present China Crossing IV at 7pm, Thursday 26 November, at the Adam Concert Room. The concert will be followed by a reception at 8pm.

China Crossing IV will debut new music by Chinese New Zealand composer Gao Ping and arrangements by SOUNZ award winning composer Michael Norris. The full programme features performances by Lan Weiwei (pipa), Jian Liu (piano), Martin Riseley (violin), Te Kōkī Trio and the New Zealand String Quartet.


  • Jian Liu (piano) and Lan Weiwei (pipa) to perform a new composition by Gao Ping
  • Martin Riseley (violin) and Jian Liu (piano) to perform ‘Bitter Cold Night’ by Gao Ping
  • Te Kōkī Trio to perform ‘Chinese Sights and Sounds’ by Bao Yuankai, arranged by Michael Norris
  • New Zealand String Quartet to perform ‘Song of the Ch’in’ by Zhou Long

Free entry, but registration is essential