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2023 - 2024 Season Schedule (Performance/Lecture/Tour/Compositions to be Performed )

August 25 - September 4th, 2023 - Performing at festivals in Spain with Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and CAAMCDT.

Friday, August 25, 2023
10:00pm
International Folk Music Festivalao
Ronda, Spain

Saturday, August 26, 2023
8:00pm
International Folk Music Festivalao
Arriate, Spain

Sunday, August 27, 2023
12:00pm
Welcome by Ronda City Officials at the City Hall
10:00pm Performing with 10 groups of artists from 10 contries.
Ronda, Spain

Monday, August 28, 2023
8:00pm
International Folk Music Festivalao
Algatocin, Spain

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
8:00pm
International Folk Music Festivalao - Street Parade
Ronda, Spain

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
7:00pm
Folk Music and Dance as Intangible Cultural Heritage Inherited Worldwide
Saragossa, Spain

Thursday, August 31, 2023
10:30am
Flower Offering at the Pilgrimage Basilica of Our Lady & Parade on the City Center's Streets with each Country Presenting Their Performances on the Square. The Mayor of the City Hall Welcome All Participating Domestic and International Art Groups at the City Hall. 
Saragossa, Spain

Friday, September 1, 2023
12:00pm
Chinese Showcase of Ethnic Music and Dance at Etopiaolk Music and Dance
7:30pm
Concert at the Mozart Music Hall
Zaragoza, Spain

Saturday, September 2, 2023
7:30pm
Concert at the Mozart Music Hall
Zaragoza, Spain

Sunday, September 3, 2023
7:30pm
Closing Ceremony Concert at the Mozart Music Hall
Zaragoza, Spain

This engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts through USArtists International in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Mellon Foundation. https://www.midatlanticarts.org 

September 7-24, 2023
The Chinese Lady
Open Eye Theater, Minneapolis, MN (Gao Hong as Music Designer  More Info)

Sunday, October 1, 2023
3:00 pm
Carleton Faculty Gala Concert
Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN

Thursday, October 5, 2023
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Members
International Music Series

DuFresne Performing Arts Center, Winona State University
Winona, MN

Saturday, October 28, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:15pm
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Fall Concert
Gao Hong, Director

Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN

Sunday, November 12, 2023
4:30 pm - 6:00pm
Gao Hong & Friends — Marine Candlelight Series
Marine on St. Croix,  MN. More Info

Monday, November 13, 2023
10:45 am -11:30 am
Gao Hong's Lecture: Chinese Music
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
9:20am Kidsjam at Saint Anthony Park
Elementary. 10:45am Saint Anthony Park Nursing Home
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues for the Schubert Club 2023-2024 Kidsjam Season

Thursday November 16, 2023
10:30am KidsJam; at St. Paul Landmark Center.1:00pm Saint Paul Music Academy; 3:40pm at Mount Airy Boys & Girls Club
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues for the Schubert Club 2023-2024 Kidsjam Season

Friday, November 17, 2023
10:30am KidsJam at St.Paul Landmark Center;12:40pm at Frost Lake Elementary
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues for the Schubert Club 2023-2024 Kidsjam Season
10:00am and 11:15am FamilyJam
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues for the Schubert Club 2023-2024 Family Season

Saturday, November 18, 2023
10:00am and 11:15am FamilyJam at St.Paul Landmark Center;
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues for the Schubert Club 2023-2024 Family Season

November 24 - December 13, 2023   Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour;

Friday, November 24, 2023
Miao Temple,Beijing, China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Saturday-Sunday, November 25-26, 2023
Wenzhou Medical University,Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Monday-Thursday, November 27-30, 2023
Guangdong Vocational and Technical University of Business and Technology School of Music and Dance, Zhaoqing, Guangdong China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Friday-Monday, December 1-4, 2023
Central Censervatory of Music's World Music Week Festival, Beijing, China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Xiamen Huaqiao University School of Music and Dance, Xiamen, Fujian China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Quanzhou Arts Centerr, Quanzhou, Fujian China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Putian College School of Music and Dance,Putian, Fujian China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Friday-Sunday, December 8-10, 2023
Foshan Qiandeng lake Music Festival, Foshan, Guangdong China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Monday, December 11, 2023
Zhejiang Normal University School of Music, Jinhua, Zhejiang China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Nanjing Arts University School of Music, Nanjing, Zhejiang China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Suzhou Poly Grand Theater, Suzhou, Jiangsu China
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo China Tour

Monday, January, 29 10:30am, 2024
Gao Hong Schubert Museum Mini (Online)
St. Paul   MN. More Info

Sunday, February 4, 10:00am, 2024
Gao Hong Solo
Westminster Presbyterian Church 1200 Marquette Avenue MinneapolisMN 55403

Wednesday, February 7, 5:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble
Century College, St. Paul MN.

Friday, February 9, 7:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Firends -The Westminster Performing Arts Series,
Westminster Presbyterian Church 1200 Marquette Avenue MinneapolisMN 55403. More Info

Thursday, February 15, 12:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Friends
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert, St. Paul MN. More Info

Thursday, February 15, 7:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Firends
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School, Faribault, MN 550211 (postponed)

Friday, February 16, 7:30pm, 2024
World Music Fusion Concert - with erhu master Zhu Changyao, Speaking In Tounges, and more.
Sundim Music Hall, St. Paul (More Info )

Saturday, February 17, 6:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Friends - Pre-concert for Minnesota Orchestra Lunar New Year Concert
Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN.

Sunday, February 18, 3:00pm, 2024
Guest Artist Concert with Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble,
Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN

Monday-Tuesday, February 19-20, 2024
Gao Hong and Flamenco Guitarist Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde US Tour
Alfred University, Alfred, NY 14802 (postponed)

Friday, February 23, 7:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Flamenco Guitarist Ignacio Lusardi Monteverde CD Release Concert - US Tour
The Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55454 More Info (postponed to October 2, 2024)

Saturday-Monday, March 2-4, 2024
Gao Hong at The Wookstock School District Residency - Music of Gao Hong Concert
Woodstock Ill.

Wednesday-Sunday, March 6-10, 2024
Gao Hong's Overture for Full Band Celebration will be premiered by The President's Own United States Marine Band
2024 American Bandmaster Association Convention, March 6-10, Washington, DC. More Info

Friday, March 8, 2024
Gao Hong Solo Concert at Sidwell Friends School
Washington , DC.

Saturday, April 6, 2024
Gao Hong Solo Concert at Lakeville Library
Lakeville, MN

Friday, April 12, 8:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong - Soloist with the South Netherlands Philharmonic (philharmonie zuidnederland) 
Sint Theresiaplein 9, 6213 CG Maastricht, Netherlands

Saturday, April 13, 8:15pm, 2024
Gao Hong - Soloist with the South Netherlands Philharmonic (philharmonie zuidnederland) 
Sint Theresiaplein 9, 6213 CG Maastricht, Netherlands

Thursday, April 18, 2024 
11:30 pm - 12:00 pm 
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Members
The Town Hall Forum. Westminster Presbyterian Church 1200 Marquette Avenue MinneapolisMN 55403 More Info

Saturday, April 27-29, 2024
Gao Hong Solo Concert and Lectures
Middlebury College, VT

Saturday, May 11, 2024
Gao Hong's Overture for Full Orchestra Celebration will be performed by Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Alaska Center for the Performing Arts621 West 6th Avenue Anchorage, AK, 99501. More Info

Monday, May 13, 12:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble
Harmony for Mayo Performance200 1st Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905

Wednesday May 15, 1:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong Solo Concert
RosePointe, Roseville, MN

Friday, May 17, 7:30pm, 2024
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Concert - Gao Hong, Director
Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall , Northfield, MN

Friday, May 24, 7:00pm, 2024
Gao Hong and Issam Rafea Duo Concert
Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI (More Info)

Wednesday, June 12, 8:00pm, 2024
Chinese Pipa Music from the Ancient Past Through Modern Times by Gao Hong
Old Town School of Folk Music, Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall, 4544 N Lincoln Ave , Chicago, IL.· 773.728.6000 Free and Open to the Public Get Tickets

Saturday, June 15, 8:00pm, 2024
Carleton Reunion Concert - Gao Hong and Speaking In Tongues
Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall , Northfield, MN

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Cello Meets Pipa (more info to come)

Saturday- Sunday, July 26-28, 2024
Gao Hong Solo Concert and Lectures
Middlebury College, VT

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2022-2023 Season Performances/ Lectures/Compositions to be Performed

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
7:30 - 8:30 pm
BRIDGE CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL
Gao Hong, pipa as a guest artist joined with Mike Block, cello, and Sandeep Das, tabla
Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN

Monday, September 12, 2022
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gao Hong, Guest Speaker
CHINESE MUSIC IN AMERICA

The American Association of University Women Minneapolis Branch
Gale Mansion, Minneapolis, MN

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 7:30 pm (in-person)
Sunday, October 9, 2022 | 3:00 pm (in-person and virtual)
Elizabeth Schulze Conductor
Gao Hong's Overture for Full Orchestra Celebration will be premiered by the Maryland Symphony
THE MARYLAND THEATRE, MD
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Friday, October 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble
Carleton College Parents Weekend Concert

Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN

Friday, October 14, 2022 VIRTUAL
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gao Hong, Chinese pipa artist, composer, educator, and improviser presents:
“Chinese Music from Ancient Times to Modern Global Fusions”
World Arts & Education Forum Meet the Artist: a Live/Virtual Series
Sponsored by: the Washerwomen Community College Division of Arts & Social Sciences, and the non-profits: the World Center for Creative Education in MI and International Friendship for the Performing Arts.

Saturday, October 15, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
INVITE THE MOON TO DANCE
Gao Hong and the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble

In honor of the launch of CAAM Chinese Dance Theater’s 30th Anniversary season, CAAM Chinese Dance Theater presents original choreography in a collaboration with artists including Ao Liu, former soloist with Yang Liping Dance Company, Gao Hong and the Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble, Katha Dance, a professional Katha dance company, St. Paul Ballet, with choreography by Helen Hatch and CAAM Chinese Dance Theater dancers. The O’Shaughnessy, St Paul, MN
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Saturday, October 15, 2022
8:00 pm -11:00 pm
UPPER MIDWEST REGIONAL EMMY® AWARDS CEREMONY SHOW
The short film "Gao Hong: Composer and Pipa Player” produced by Minnesota
Orchestra’s Ashleigh Rowe and Gao Hong has been nominated for an
Upper Midwest Emmy Award
The full nomination list

Monday, October 17, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gao Hong, Composer and Pipa Soloist with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra Outreach Concert
Gao Hong’s pipa concerto, Flying Dragon

Yuri Ivan, Conductor
Legacy Adult Daycare, 800 Boome Ave. N, Golden Valley, MN. 55427

Saturday, October 22, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gao Hong, Composer and Pipa Soloist with the Kenwood Symphony Orchestra Concert
Gao Hong’s pipa concerto, Flying Dragon

Yuri Ivan, Conductor
Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 5426 12th Ave. So., Minneapolis, MN
Free and Open to the Public
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Sunday, October 30, 2022
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
INVITE THE MOON TO DANCE
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Global Music Ensemble with CAAM Dance Theater
Gao Hong, Director

Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Thursday, November 17, 2022
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gao Hong and Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble Members
International Music Series

DuFresne Performing Arts Center, Winona State University
Winona, MN

Friday, November 18, 2022
10:45 am -11:30 am
Gao Hong's Lecture: Chinese Music
St. Olaf College
Northfield, MN

Sunday, November 27, 2022
8:30 am - 11:30 am (Beijing Time)
Gao Hong, Guest Speaker (特邀专家)
The 22nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Traditional Chinese Music
"Research on the Construction of Chinese Classical Music System" Forum
by Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China
中国传统音乐学会第 22 届年会 “中国古典音乐体系建设研究”论坛
主办单位中央音乐学院研究院、音乐学系

Wednsday, November 30, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gao Hong, Composer and Pipa Solo
Embrace the Holidays-Chinese Music Concert White Bear Lake Hanifl Performing Arts Center
MORE INFO

Sunday, December 4, 2022 
6:00 pm -7:30 pm
Gus Holley, Pipa Soloist with the UC Berkeley Chinese Music Ensemble
Gao Hong's Pipa Concerto Flying Dragon world premiere of Chinese Music Ensemble 
version
University of California at Berkeley, Hertz Hall, Berkeley, CA

Thursday, December 29, 2022
8:00 pm 
Gao Hong's Composition "Celebration" for Orchestra 
The Asian Cultural Symphony of the USA.
Dennis Friesen-Carper, Conductor

Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, NYC. 

Friday, January 20, 2023
10:30am
Music of China
Legacy Adult Daycare, Golden Valley, MN

Friday, January 20, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gao Hong's Solo Concert
RidgePointe of Minnetonka, MN

Sunday, January 22, 2023
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Gao Hong with the Bakken Ensemble
Zhao Lin, Zhao Jiping | Red Lantern for pipa and string quartet

Cece Belcher, violin
Jenni Seo, viola
Gao Hong, pipa

MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN
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Friday, January 27, 2023
7:00 pm
Gao Hong with The Orchestra Now
Zhou Long's King Chu Doffs His Armor Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra

Conductor, Jindong Cai
Gao Hong, pipa

Sosnoff Auditorium, Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, NY.

Saturday, January 28, 2023
3:00 pm
Gao Hong with The Orchestra Now
Zhou Long's King Chu Doffs His Armor Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra

Conductor, Jindong Cai
Gao Hong, pipa

Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

Sunday, January 29, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gao Hong with ProMusica Minnesota
Lunar New Year Concert
Gao Hong's Quiet Forest, Flowing Stream

Gao Hong, pipa
Rui Du, violin
Richard Belcher, cello
Bethel Balge, piano

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Sunday, February 19, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble and Global Music Ensemble
Gao Hong, Director

Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall, Northfield, MN
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Sunday, March 5, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gao Hong, Composer and Pipa Soloist with the Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis
World Premiere of Gao Hong’s pipa concerto, Musical Journey

Cary John Franklin, Conductor
Ted Mann Concert Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis , MN
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Wedneasday - Friday, March 8-10, 2023
OPEN SPACE
FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSIC
Featuring Composer Chen Yi and Composer/Pipa Player Gao Hong

University of Northern Colorado Commons, CO. More Info

Friday, March 17, 2023 VIRTUAL

8:30 am – 10:30 pm
Gao Hong, Guest Speaker

Woodstock High School Orchestra , Woodstock, Ill. (Recording Academy's Music In Our School Month Event)

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gao Hong, Guest Speaker
CHINESE MUSIC IN AMERICA

The American Association of University Women St. Paul Branch
St. Paul, MN

March 29 – April 15, 2023
Tour of New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Minnesota by Gao Hong's Cross-Cultural Music Duo/Trio

March 29-30, 2023
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT 06459

April 1-3, 2023
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866  More Info

April 3-4, 2023
Alfred University
Alfred, NY 14802

April 5–6, 2023
Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267   More Info

April 7-8, 2023
Bard College, NY More Info

April 10, 2023, 7:30pm
St. Cloud State University


April 11, 2023, 7:00pm
Bemidji State University
Bemidji, MN 56601    More Info

Thursday, April 13, 2023
Noon - 1:00 pm
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues
Schubert Club Courtroom Concert

Landmark Center, St. Paul, MN
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Thursday, April 13, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Asian Fusion – multicultural concert featuring Gao Hong and Friends - master musicians
from San Francisco, New York City, Miami and London
MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN. More Info

Friday, April 14, 2023 VIRTUAL
11:00 am - CT
Gao Hong and Kadialy Kouyate
World Arts & Education Forum Meet the Artist: a Live/Virtual Series
Sponsored by: the Washerwomen Community College Division of Arts & Social Sciences, and the non-profits: the World Center for Creative Education in MI 

April 14, 2023, 7:30pm
Shattuck-St. Mary’s School
Faribault, MN 55021


April 15, 2023, 7:30pm
Carleton College
Northfield, MN 55057

Friday, April 21, 2023
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gao Hong, Soloist with the Minnesota Sinfonia
Jay Fishman, Conductor
First Covenant Church
1280 Arcade Street, St. Paul, 55106
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Saturday, April 22, 2023
2:00 pm - 3::00 pm
Gao Hong, Soloist with the Minnesota Sinfonia

Jay Fishman, Conductor
Holy Cross Catholic Church
1621 University Avenue NE, Minneapolis, 55413
Free and Open to the Public. More Info

Tuesday, May 2, 2023 
11:30 pm - 12:00 pm 
Gao Hong Soloist
The Town Hall Forum. More Info

Friday, May 5, 2023 
9:30 pm - 1:15 pm 
Gao Hong with Speaking in Tongues
Duluth Public School, MN

Saturday, May 13, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Carleton College Chinese Music Ensemble and Global Music Ensemble
Gao Hong, Director

Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall
Northfield, MN
Free and Open to the Public.

Sunday, May 21, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Carleton Symphony Band and Chinese Music Ensemble
Claire Larson, Director
Gao Hong's Celebration for Mixed Wind and Chinese Music Ensembles version - world premiere

Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall
Northfield, MN
Free and Open to the Public.

Friday, May 26, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble
Gao Hong, Director
Carleton Honors Convocation

Carleton College Chapel
Northfield, MN

Thursday, June 1, 2023
6:00 pm
"Immigration, Identity, and the Arts" Series
Gao Hong, Soloist
The event is part of the NEA Big Read Series

Community Hall, Springboard for the Arts, Saint Paul

Saturday, June 17, 2023
8:00pm
Carleton Reunion
Sandeep Das, tabla,

Mike Block, cello
Gao Hong, pipa
Carleton College Kracum Performance Hall
Northfield, MN
Free and Open to the Public.

Friday/Saturday, July 21-22, 2023
Middlebury College (more detials to come)

Friday, July 28-29, 2023
7:00pm

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON IN CONCERT
WITH THE MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA

Sarah Hicks, conductor
Anthony Ross, cello
Gao Hong, pipa. More Info