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Opening Weekend of Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum

  • Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
    4725 E. Mayo Blvd. Phoenix, AZ
  • Dates: November 10 - 12, 2017
  • Phone: 480.478.6000
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Events are included with paid museum admission; free for membersTickets for the special exhibition are $7 with paid museum admission or $10 for the exhibition only.
Overview

Explore the musical world of ancient China at MIM! Join us as we celebrate the opening of a new special exhibition, Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients from the Henan Museum. Experience pop-up performances of Chinese traditional music by guest artists, including pipa virtuosa Wu Man and members of the Huaxia Orchestra from the Henan Museum. Get a chance to play replicas of some of the instruments on display, enjoy a special lecture and performance by renowned qin scholar John Thompson, and while you’re here, be sure to spend some time visiting the special exhibition–you won’t want to miss it!

Complete your opening weekend experience and see Wu Man in Concert at the MIM Music Theater on the evening of Saturday, November 11. After the day’s event activities, the Grammy Award–nominated musician will present a special concert-length performance of traditional, ancient, and historical music of China.