Tan Dun conducting Metropolis Ensemble:
The Martial Arts Trilogy
Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival
August 12, 2011
Lincoln Center
Fri, Aug 12 at 7:30
Damrosch Park Bandshell

A chamber orchestra dedicated to rendering classical lyricism in its most contemporary forms, Metropolis Ensemble turns its attention to the kinetic music of Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun, who will conduct his Martial Arts Trilogy, a multimedia concert culled from music inspired by three popular Chinese films: Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Zhang Yimou’s Hero, and Feng Xioagang’s The Banquet.

Ryu Goto, violin
Dane Johansen, cello
Jiayi Sun, piano
The Collegiate Chorale

Presented by Lincoln Center for the performing arts in association with the Re Foundation and
the Chinese American Arts Council