Latest News:  
Beijing   Overcast    28 / 17   City Forecast

Home>>Life & Culture

Harping on excellence

By Chen Nan  (China Daily)

08:32, May 07, 2012

An afternoon with the harp commanding the spotlight will cool you down a bit in the early summer heat.

Renowned French harpist Isabelle Moretti will be joined by her husband, harpist Jakez Francois, in a show that closes the Third China International Harp Art Festival.

The couple will play numerous works, including Debussy's Moonlight and Isaac Albniz's Asturias.

Moretti, who took first prize at the Triennial Harp Competition in 1988, is a master of her instrument.

Also in attendance will be musicians from the Central Conservatory of Music. Francois will also play improvisational pieces with jazz drummers and bassists.

2 pm, May 6. Forbidden City Concert Hall, inside Zhongshan Park, northwest of Tian'anmen Square. 400-610-3721.


Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. APF anti-hijacking squadron in training

  2. Dragon boat race seen in Poyang Lake, Jiangxi Province

  3. British warship HMS Ocean exercises for Olympics

  4. NBA playoffs: Celtics beat Hawks to lead series 2-1

Most Popular


  1. A neutral US helpful to stability in S China Sea
  2. Tourism authority warns of low-cost package tours
  3. Have you felt anxious recently?
  4. Central bank's rise comes at economy’s expense
  5. How to deal with 70,000 boxes of defective Coke?
  6. Foreign airlines optimistic about Chinese market
  7. Stagflation poses real threat to economic growth
  8. EU commissioner looks to increase investment
  9. China's young generation not 'beat generation'
  10. New dynamic for China-EU ties

What's happening in China

Sustained drought affects Baise of Guangxi

  1. Kite disrupts landing at Dalian airport
  2. More Chinese border crossings to be established
  3. China to launch campaign against incorrect maps
  4. Suspect detained in Jiangsu food poisoning case
  5. Drought leaves 680,000 thirsty in Guangxi

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai