Winter to Spring
The theme is familiar, but remember—no two springs are ever the same sprightly things, no two winters equally formidable. This is an old, old story, told in the sparkling tones of the guzheng, of how frenetic yet graceful death may be, how exuberant yet fragile life often is. Listen to strange tales of battles waged by flowers, of star-crossed lovers, of rain, in music old and new, in songs rekindled and reimagined. Come on a journey into the cold, bitter heart of Winter. Come leap, forged by struggle and sorrow, into the hopeful, glorious arms of Spring.
YÌ Zheng Ensemble
翊, pronounced as yì, means flight in Chinese. This character encapsulates aspirations, hope and optimism which symbolises the ensemble’s ambitions to provide a uniquely Singaporean perspective on the diverse forms of guzheng music. YÌ Zheng Ensemble has amassed extensive performance experience over the years. The ensemble clinched the Gold with Distinction Award at the 3rd Nanyang International Music Competition 2021 as well the First Prize Gold Award at the 3rd “Liang Jiang Cup” Music Competition in Xi’an, China in 2021. More recently, YÌ Zheng Ensemble was a part of Esplanade’s Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts 2023.
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