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Sheng And Cello Duo Highlight Illinois Symphony

Apr 28, 2016

Wu Tong and the Sheng
Credit Wu Tong

East meets west in the next  Illinois Symphony Orchestra Concert. It's the final concert of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra season, coming up Friday.

It is also the final concert with Alastair Willis as Music Director. GLT's Charlie Schlenker talks with Willis and guest artist Wu Tong of the Silk Road Ensemble about the concert, which features the music of the Sheng, a traditional Chinese Instrument with fixed reeds.

Hear more about the combination of the Sheng and the Cello.