Experience the sublime sounds of ancient mountains, rivers, and seas brought to life for you on the classical Chinese Gu Zheng, played a world renowned virtuoso.
You’ll enjoy classical music inspired by nature and experience its calming effects from its profound and beautiful vibrations. The beautiful songs of the mountains and oceans in distant lands are brought to life for you - all with strings of this very ancient Chinese instrument.
With ‘The Rising Moon: Xia Bing Gu Zheng Solo Album 月兒高: 夏冰古箏獨奏專輯' you’ll step back into history, and experience the rare opportunity to hear the music of a world renowned Gu Zheng virtuoso, Ms. Bing Xia 夏冰. You'll hear the sounds of breezes in swaying pine trees, streams rushing down the mountain and fishermen singing on the seas.
Gu Zheng is a Chinese string-instrument with at least 2500 years of history, and its 21 strings and over 5 feet long body have inspired countless songs and melodies. It is without any doubt the most prominent and popular instrument in both classic and folk music in China. Ms. Bing Xia, a prominent Gu Zheng virtuoso and educator, has played numerous solo and concert performances, include solo performances at the Kennedy Center.