Tsar Teh-yun

To celebrate the publication of The Last of China's Literati The Music, Poetry, and Life of Tsar Teh-yun by Bell Yung and to honour Mme. Tsar's memory, Hong Kong University Press and the Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong will hold a symposium on:

February 17th, 2009 (Tuesday)
4.00 to 6.00 pm
The Reading Room, Centre of Asian Studies, Tang Chi Ngong Building, HKU
All are welcome!
R.S.V.P. to CAS at Tel: 2859 2460 or E-mail: lypmak@hku.hk
Enquiries: 2859 2460 (CAS Louise Mak) or 2550 2703 (HKUP Jenifer Lim)

Programme

*Introduction by Prof. Wong Siu-lun, Director of Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong.
*Remarks by Prof. Bell Yung, Professor of Music, University of Pittsburgh.
*On the social and cultural context of Mme. Tsar by Dr. Elizabeth Sinn, Centre of Asian Studies, University of Hong Kong.
*On the history of the qin by Prof. Jenny So, Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Refreshments break

Recital starting at 5.30 pm of qin music, performed by students of Tsar Teh-yun:
Bell Yung: Water Immortal 水仙操
Tse Chun-yan : Waters and Mists of the Rivers Xiao and Xiang 瀟湘水雲
Sou Si-tai : Thinking of Old Friends 憶故人

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