MIN / WU / XU – 闵/吴/徐
“The name that can be named is not the enduring and unchanging name” – Lao Tze
Min Xiao-Fen, pipa, ruan, vocals and electronics; Wu Wei, sheng, erhu, xun and others; Xu Fengxia zheng, sanxian and vocals
Three pioneers of the Chinese avant-garde
Three Chinese pioneers who grew up during the Chinese cultural revolution– virtuosos with both orchestral and underground projects –join forces for a compelling performance of trios. These extraordinary composer/improvisers– each one an explorer of new music with traditional roots –have redefined their instruments, receiving universal acclaim from critics and audiences alike.