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Ensemble member Yang Wei playing the pipa for schoolchildren at Museum Rietberg in Zurich, Switzerland

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Engaging New Audiences
Silk Road Ensemble member Yang Wei plays the pipa for schoolchildren at Museum Rietberg in Zurich, Switzerland. Residencies in museums and universities allow Ensemble members to take inspiration from works of visual art, collaborate on new projects, and share musical traditions with audiences in informal settings.


Musicians playing against a starry background

The Silk Road Ensemble performing at globalFEST 2012

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“This music leapt across national boundaries in a strange and wonderful way. We were reminded that multiculturalism has been a reality for many contemporary musicians for a very long time.”
- JOHN VON RHEIN
The Chicago Tribune

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