Phoenix (A Dining Room Tale With Wang Zheng-Ting)

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Friday 27th of May 2022 - Friday 27th of May 2022

Join this very special evening of food, music and storytelling. Originally from Shanghai, Wang Zheng-Ting is a master of the traditional Chinese instrument, the Sheng. Thought to be the inspiration…...read more.

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56 Curdie St, Cobden, VIC, 3266
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Join this very special evening of food, music and storytelling.

Originally from Shanghai, Wang Zheng-Ting is a master of the traditional Chinese instrument, the Sheng. Thought to be the inspiration for the western piano accordion, this ‘Chinese mouth organ’ is a true musical phoenix. Join Ting for an evening of storytelling, magical music, and delicious food from Shanghai to Sichuan. A very personal look at three decades building a new life of music in Australia

Ting graduated from Shanghai Music Conservatory and completed a MA at Monash University and a PhD in Ethnomusicology at the University of Melbourne on the history of Chinese Performing Arts in Australia. He is currently coordinator the Chinese Instrumental Music at the University of Melbourne.

Strictly limited capacity. Bookings essential.

Credits
Stories, food and performance by Wang Zheng-Ting
Concept and direction: Xan Colman
Produced and presented by A is for Atlas
This project is supported by Corangamite Shire and the William Angliss (VIC) Charitable Fund.

Coming from afar? Spend the weekend in the district:
Cobden is approx. 90 minutes by car from Geelong, 50 mins from Warrnambool, 120 minutes from Ballarat, 10 mins from Camperdown, and 150 minutes from central Melbourne.
http://cobden.org.au/visitors

Notes: Performance will take place in accordance with up-to-date COVID-safe guidelines. QR code check-in and proof of vaccination are mandatory.

Tickets are non-refundable.

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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawurrung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.