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UC San Diego's Department of Music

July 17, 2009
BANGKOK PREMIERE AND NEW CD FOR LEI LIANG



  Lei Liang's new saxophone concerto Xiaoxiang (for alto sax and orchestra) was premiered at Mahidol University in Bangkok in early July at the World Saxophone Congress by Eastman Professor Chien-Kwan Lin and the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra.

Brush-Stroke is Liang's new CD on Mode Records featuring Aleck Karis and Takae Ohnishi from UCSD's music faculty along with the Arditti Quartet, Paula Robison, Stephen Drury and the Callithumpian Orchestra. Prof. Yayoi Uno Everett of Emory University wrote the liner notes. The CD is funded in part through a grant from the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.


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