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iSING! SAN FRANCISCO WITH HAO JIANG TIAN
June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Asian Performing Arts Council, Herbst Theatre, iSING! SAN FRANCISCO WITH HAO JIANG TIAN. The pioneering program, iSING! International Young Artists Festival makes its San Francisco debut. Founder and Artistic Director, Hao Jiang Tian, the only Chinese-born opera bass who has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera for over 20 years and has sung in over 1400 performances at major opera houses worldwide founded the iSING! Festival in 2011 to introduce Mandarin as a lyric language and Chinese vocal music as an emerging genre in the mainstream music world. Now in its eighth season, the iSING! Festival, held every summer in Suzhou, China, continues to produce top vocal talents, present top-tiered operatic performances and strengthen the cultural ties between China and the West. For this performance, they will bring to the stage seven of the most talented singers from around the world in a concert performance that will include famous operatic arias and well-known Chinese songs. This is truly a rare opportunity for audiences to discover this captivating repertoire and enjoy and evening of dynamic performances. Co-organized by the Beijing Foreign Studies Alumni Association of Northern California and the Peking University Alumni Association of Northern California. It is being presented by Asian Performing Arts Council.