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Music From China

Music from China

Music from China

Music From China is a chamber ensemble performing eclectic programs of traditional Chinese music and contemporary work. Established in 1984 by Director Susan Cheng, the group has performed at the Library of Congress, Asia Society, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Historical Society, Brooklyn Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Chautauqua Institution, 92nd Street Y, NY Public Library for the Performing Arts, Smithsonian Institution’s Freer; Sackler Galleries of Art; and festivals including the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, American Folk Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, Ecstatic Music Festival, Skaneateles Music Festival. The championing of new music is an essential part of Music From China’s mission. For over two decades, its annual Premiere Works concert series has presented the latest contemporary works by some of the most outstanding composers of our time.


“Music and Culture in East Asia” Lecture
Thursday, September 19 @ 2:40pm, Lang Concert Hall

Music From China Performance
Friday, September 20 @ 8pm, Lang Concert Hall

Performance with Swarthmore College Chinese Music Ensemble
Sunday, April 19 @ 7:30pm, Lang Concert Hall

Music From China will also work with student composers in the
spring semester. Please check our website for dates and times of
the Composer Workshops.