PoMoArts Summer Concerts -Silk Road Trio

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Date: Thursday, August 8 
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: PoMoArts | 2425 Saint Johns Street, Port Moody

For over twenty years, Silk Road Music has been smashing stereotypes about Chinese music and taking Chinese instruments in new artistic directions. Its pioneering musical fusions have merged Chinese folk and classical music with Brazilian, jazz, Celtic, Spanish, Arabic, Aboriginal and blues music. Founded by Qiu Xia He (pr. Chu-sha Her), a one-time music teacher and touring musician in her native Shaanxi, China, the ensemble has earned a Juno nomination, two West Coast Music Awards and two Canadian Folk Music Award nominations. Most recently, the group has begun exploring sinified flamenco music and performing on-stage with flamenco dancers.


Qiu Xia He - Pipa, Guitar, Vocals

Andre Thibault - Guitar

Phil Belanger - Percussion

Concert program:

7 pm start

7:00-7:20pm - Show of instruments

7:20-7:55pm - 1st set

7:55-8:15pm - Intermission

8:15-8:40pm - 2nd set

8:40-9:00pm - Q&A : meet and greet with musicians

Tickets include one glass of wine and light culinary delights by Fred Soofi

Presented by PoMoArts & Fred Soofi, VICO, Board of Directors

Wine Sponsor - Peller Estates