Grand Chinese New Year Concert 2007: Erhu Concerto by Yu Hongmei

by Wu Promotion 吴氏策划

Title: Legend of a Heroine - Mu Guiying (穆桂英挂帅)
Composed by: Zheng Muyun 杨牧云, Zhang Kongfan 张孔凡
Arranged by: Jiang Xueshang 姜学尚, Liu Yuan 刘源
Soloists:Yu Hongmei 于红梅
Orchestra: China Traditional Orchestra of Zhejiang
Venue: Moscow International House of Music

For the 10th Anniversary of the Wu Promotion's crown jewel - The Grand Chinese New Year Concert - the Chinese Traditional Orchestra of Zhejiang extensively toured The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Russia. The program featured this incredible piece "Legend of a Heroine -- Mu Guiying", also known as "Mu Guiying Takes Command", interpreted by one of China's most outstanding erhu player, Yu Hongmei. Mu Guiying is a legendary Chinese heroine of the 10th-11th century. Skilled in the art of war, she eventually led her army to rescue his lover Yang Zongbao. Later on, she was taken as symbol of the steadfast woman.

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