Enter the world of the gods, spirits and shamans of ancient Chinese myths and poetry in this evening-length work co-composed by Lao Luo and Bang on a Can co-artistic directors Michael Gordon, David Lang and Julia Wolfe.
Cloud River Mountain is an edgy cross-cultural collaboration between the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the extraordinary Chinese vocalist Gong Linna. Channeling the otherworldly and experimental spirit of Björk with her adventurous range, Linna embraces Chinese folk, pop, and avant-garde art music with a sure-footed confidence that transcends borders. On Cloud River Mountain, she sings in both Mandarin and English over the groove-driven melodies and lush soundscapes of the All-Stars, weaving ancient Chinese storytelling together with Western songwriting in a raucous musical mix.
WHEN: Fri/Sat July 14 and 15, 8PM
WHERE: Lincoln Center's Gerald W. Lynch Theater
PRICE: $25 (general), $55 (premium seating)