Event held on May 27

Phoenix (A Dining Room Tale With Wang Zheng-Ting)

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Event runs from 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM


Join this very special evening of food, music and storytelling. Originally from Shanghai, Wang Zheng-Ting is a master of the traditional Chinese instrument, the Sheng. Thought to be the inspiration for the western piano accordion, this 'Chinese mouth organ' is a true musical phoenix. Join Ting for an evening of storytelling, magical music, and delicious food from Shanghai to Sichuan. A very personal look at three decades building a new life of music in Australia Ting graduated from Shanghai Music Conservatory and completed a MA at Monash University and a PhD in Ethnomusicology at the University of Melbourne on the history of Chinese Performing Arts in Australia. He is currently coordinator the Chinese Instrumental Music at the University of Melbourne. Strictly limited capacity. Bookings essential. Credits Stories, food and performance by Wang Zheng-Ting Concept and direction: Xan Colman Produced and presented by A is for Atlas This project is supported by Corangamite Shire and the William Angliss (VIC) Charitable Fund. Coming from afar? Spend the weekend in the district: Cobden is approx. 90 minutes by car from Geelong, 50 mins from Warrnambool, 120 minutes from Ballarat, 10 mins from Camperdown, and 150 minutes from central Melbourne. http://cobden.org.au/visitors Notes: Performance will take place in accordance with up-to-date COVID-safe guidelines. QR code check-in and proof of vaccination are mandatory. Tickets are non-refundable. Entry Cost All tickets $60 - Proceeds going to support local emerging artists