On January 26, the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA) will hold a live performance of ancient Chinese musical instruments, including such rare instruments as bone flutes, gu pai pipes, 24-piece bells, stone chimes, and guqins. Tunes from famous Chinese classic texts such as The Book of Songs (诗经) as well as other compositions will be played during the performance.
In addition, you can visit the museum inside the NCPA. Currently there is an exhibition of ancient musical instruments in which about 190 musical relics are on display, ranging from the Neolithic Age (8,600-6,800 years ago) to the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
Come and experience the magic of ancient Chinese music!
For more information and online booking , visit http://www.chncpa.org/n16/n1062/n8576/5095561.html (Chinese only). Or call 6655-0000 for the ticket booking office (Chinese and English).
RMB 80-380. 7.30-9pm. National Center for the Performing Arts. No.2, Xi Chang’anjie, Xicheng district北京市西城区西长安街2号 (6655-0000) http://www.chncpa.org