Fridays at 7 p.m. March 3, 10,17 and 24 on FM 91
Join visionary pianist and composer Conrad Tao for broadcasts from the 33rd Shanghai Spring International Music Festival. This four-part series is a kaleidoscope of orchestral and chamber works, and the ancient instruments of the Silk Road. The series highlights one of China’s most beloved composers for film and television, Zhao Jiping (“Farewell My Concubine,” “Raise the Red Lantern,” “Yellow Earth”). We’ll peek inside one of the world’s top music conservatories and sample the Shanghai experience.