Music of JunYi Chow, Huang Ruo, James Ra, and more, with Ensemble 212, April 8


Apr 8 2017 - 2:00pm

Ensemble 212 proudly presents its third educational family concert featuring music by living composers of East Asian background. This innovative concert showcases various influences and styles used by today's composers in a jam-packed hour long concert.

Saturday April 8, 2017 2:00 PM (rescheduled from April 1)
St. Peter's Chelsea
346 W 20th St (bet. 8th & 9th Ave)


Jeeyoung KIM
Nol-Ja ! (Lets Play) for Bass Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano (2000)

Ke-Chia CHEN
Taiwanese Children's Games for Piano 4 hands (2014)

Lets Snap! for Clarinet solo (2012)

Wind Blows for Violin & Piano (2007)

Tinsagunu Hana (Rose Balsam) for Clarinet and String Quartet (2017)

Texu KIM
Clear Creek for String Quartet (2015)

James RA
Four Dialogues for String Quartet (2007)


These family concerts help listeners connect to new classical music by explaining the background, elements, and techniques used to make each piece unique. Real-time on-screen program notes are projected during the performance. This further enhances the listener's experience by leading them to a deeper understanding and appreciation of classical music. They describe the musical elements of the works in a fun and inquisitive manner. By creating this interactive forum of composers, performers and audience, children and adults alike can better appreciate and understand the music of today's composers.

There will also be an introduction and demonstration of the instruments and an interactive Q & A session with the composers and performers present. Don't miss this one of a kind educational concert that will shatter barriers and open contemporary classical music to young audiences.

Discounted advance tickets will be available online at until 9 AM on the day of the performance.
$20 General, $18 Seniors Age 65+,
$12 Students Age 13+ with ID, Free for children 12 & under with paid adult

After that time, tickets at the doors which open at 1:30 PM will be cash only.
$25 General, $20 Seniors Age 65+,
$15 Students Age 13+ with ID, Free for children 12 & under with paid adult