In this third of four Kaleidoscope – Music Memes concerts, British accordion and melodeon player Luke Daniels joins forces with Chinese zither harp player Shu Jiang.
Shu Jiang is an ethnomusicologist and expert player of Chinese zithers (zheng and qin) with a special interest in the music of China. From a family of folk musicians she learned to play Chinese zithers – the 21-stringed zheng and 7-stringed qin – in her childhood. She worked as a full-time lecturer in Musicology at the Department of Music, Xiamen University, China and is now an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield. She has a particular interest in cross cultural exchange of East Asian music in the context of Western music and works alongside a range of composers and world musicians in the UK.
Luke Daniels is a multi-instrumentalist specialising in button accordion and melodeon Luke has enjoyed a long career collaborating with a range of artists and organisations as a means of promoting folk music. Riverdance, London Jazz Festival, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Celtic Connections and English National Opera.
Please note change to the previously advertised line-up for this concert.
Dates & Times
The Box @ The Met
Kaleidoscope - Music Memes
This concert is part of Kaleidoscope – Music Memes, a series of four folk and world music concerts hosted by acclaimed folk musician and singer Luke Daniels.
The series will showcase world-class performers from Syria, China and South Africa in duo concerts, and will culminate in a final quartet performance featuring all four performers.