Huang Ruo’s ‘A Dust in Time’

Huang Ruo’s ‘A Dust in Time’

A digital release “Our music cannot escape our lives, or the social and political environment we live in” says composer Huang Ruo. And in fact, A Dust in Time is a musical meditation on the current pandemic and how it has affected our...
Xiaoshuijing Farmers’ Chorus at Symphony Hall

Xiaoshuijing Farmers’ Chorus at Symphony Hall

Last night the Xiaoshuijing Farmers’ Chorus sang in Symphony Hall, accompanied either by accordions or piano. They were 50 farmers of the Miao ethnic minority based at their church in Yunnan province who have been passed through the generations the tradition of...
Chinese pianist Di Xiao named Alumni of the Year

Chinese pianist Di Xiao named Alumni of the Year

Di Xiao (肖荻), a classical piano soloist from China, has been named one of Birmingham City University’s Alumni of the Year. She will receive her award on Tuesday 9 January in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, in the presence of hundreds of graduands and their families....