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Desert River with YaZhi Guo, suona and pianists Leo Blanco+Chi Wei Lo
World premier suona virtuoso YaZhi Guo appears with jazz pianist Leo Blanco and pianist Chi Wei Lo @ NEC’s Jordan Hall, Sat. Nov 12 @8, performing Ma Sicong, Chen Yi, Leo Blanco, HaoFu Zhang and Chinese traditional arranged for suona and piano.
Yazhi Guo is widely regarded as the world’s premier suona virtuoso. The “Flexible Core” invented by him in 1993 allows suona, a folk instrument, to play in large orchestras and greatly broadening the expressive nature of this instrument. Guo was the 1998 Grand Prize winner of the New York Pro Musicis International Award, and the recipient of the 2013 Hong Kong Artist of the Year Award. He received his Artistic Diploma from Berklee College of Music in 2015.
Leo Blanco, pianist andView more
30 Gainsborough Street, Boston, MA 02115(Neighborhood: Fenway/Kenmore)