Chen Yi FOUR SPIRITS for Piano and Orchestra ______________________________________ Instrumentation:
Solo Pno.; 2(2 = Picc.) 2 2 2 - 4 2 3(B.Tbn.) 1; Timp. 2Perc. Str.
The China Philharmonic Orchestra, Yu Long, conductor, Clara Yang, piano. World premiere: November 18, 2016. The Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing, China. U.S. premiere: December 8, 2016. Memorial Hall in the Carolina Performing Arts (CPA), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Commissioned by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
I. II. III. IV.
The Blue Dragon in the East The Black Xuanwu in the North The White Tiger in the West The Red Phoenix in the South