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A virtuoso with an inventor's soul


Other orchestral pieces on the bill include Song of the Yami Tribe (雅美族之歌) and Playing With Lions (弄獅) by Taiwanese composers. To balance these rather academic tunes, Guo will present the romantic melodies in Second Love Music Suite (第二愛情主題) with six Chinese woodwind instruments. "It's an all-time favorite program among Hong Kong audiences, especially on Valentine's Day," Guo said.

Performance Notes

What: Guo Yazhi, the Great Suona Player and NCO (嗩吶第一吹 -- 郭雅志)

Where: National Concert Hall (國家音樂廳), 21-1 Zhungshan S Rd, Taipei (台北市中山南路21-1號)

When: Tonight at 7:30pm

Tickets: NT$300 to NT$800, through NTCH ticketing outlets

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