One of Taiwan's top erhu soloist, Lo Tang-hsuan (羅堂軒), has been invited to perform at the Musee Guimet in Paris on March 28.
The concert, titled "The Thousand-Year Legacy of Erhu Music,” will also feature Taiwanese artists Wu Chih-feng (吳志峰) and Lu Nien-tzu (盧念慈), as well as French cello player Hugues Vincent and accordion player Lionel Pinard in the second half of the concert.
Accompanied by Wu playing the sheng, a Chinese reed instrument, and Lu on the yangqin, the Chinese zither, Lo will perform classic erhu tunes such as "The Autumn Moon above the Han Palace” in the first half of the concert. He will then be joined by the two French performers in a display of the erhu's jazz and bossa nova capabilities.
The concert will be recorded and commercially released by Buda Music, the fourth largest music label in France.
"The Thousand-Year Legacy of Erhu Music”
Organized by the Taipei Cultural Center in Paris