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Speaking Strings Utter Things

Sunday, May 26 2013, 7:30 pm Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden | 578 Carrall St Vancouver Tickets at Doors 7pm $15 General | $10 Students/Seniors Tickets by phone 604.662.3207 or online:

Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble: Guests Artists from Fictionals Comedy Co.

Erhu, Gaohu – Jirong Huang Daniel Chai – Fictionals Comedy Co. Producer, Improviser Erhu –Yun Song Barbara Kozicki – Fictionals Comedy Co., Improviser Erhu – Ge Li Zhonghu -Zhongcai Yang Laruan – Richard Cheung Guzheng –Sarah Tan

Wrapped in snake skin, Hu’s are Chinese violins that have the ability to imitate the tone and color of a human voice. Come join us in Speaking Strings Utter Things at the Vancouver Chinese Garden located in the heart of Vancouver’s Chinatown neighborhood as the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble performs in a multi-cultural, multi-theatrical evening with members of the Fictionals Comedy Co.

Hear from the ancient instruments themselves as they are showcased in humor – speaking, weaping, singing and squealing in delight.

The evening’s program will feature interdisciplinary selections that tell of the influences of China and experiment with improvised acting. Come experience a never seen before performance as our artists dub voice-overs to scenes and create sound effects using traditional Chinese instruments!

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