SILK ROAD MUSIC
Silk Road Music is a professional Chinese troupe that has a consistently successful rapport with audiences. It has twice won the Best World Music Award from the West Coast and was also nominated for a JUNO.
Based in Vancouver BC, it uses its innovative approach of classical Chinese music to promote cultural links with non-Asian traditions, reflecting the true multicultural spirit of immigrants in Canada. Silk Road Music has taken Chinese-Western collaboration to a new level. Its innovative blend of Asian, jazz, Latin, Celtic music and classical Chinese instruments and techniques has created a unique sound.
Their recent release” Autumn Cloud” also features a pipa concerto with the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra. Silk Road Music is one of the few Chinese touring ensembles in North America to have performed at all the major festivals in Canada and many concerts around the globe.
Their music has been featured on CBC’s Asian music compilation, BBC International recital, Edmonton Folk Festival and Winspear Center, with the Symphony in Whitefish Theater Montana, Orpheum Theatre with Vancouver Symphony, Chan Center UBC, Toronto Harbourfront Festival, Vancouver and Montreal Jazz Festival, Vancouver Children’s Festival, Quebec, Winnipeg Folk Festivals, Langan France and many Cities in the USA such as New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco,Oklahoma, Honalulu and Sitka.