Xiamen Daily and XMU host New Year concert
Xiamen Daily and Xiamen University jointly sponsored a New Year concert on January 5 entitled Rhythm of Spring. The event included a wide variety of Chinese folk music performed by a mix of Xiamen University students and professional singers. Cao Wengong, a professor from the China Conservatory of Music, conducted the event.
The evening performance included two acts comprising four musical numbers apiece. The musical selection included folk compositions from various parts of China such as Jiangsu and the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region as well as popular traditional songs including Jasmine Flower by Liu Wenjin. The evening culminated with a selection of music composed by Wang Liping for the television series A Dream in Red Mansions.
By Luz Marina Sanchis
Photo by Lin Minghong