St Anthony Brass Quintet performs in Harbin
The St Anthony Brass Quintet from Minnesota, USA, made a special show for the 32nd China Harbin Summer Music Festival at Harbin Music Hall, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on Aug 9.
The quintet performed classic American jazz, folk and pop songs, including Over the Rainbow, Little Brown Jug and Tin Roof Blues, presenting the bright and splendid acoustics of brass quintet to audiences in Harbin.
As the first performing organization from Minnesota to be invited to China through the Sister Cities Program, the group also expressed their gratitude by interpreting the traditional Chinese music of Purple Bamboo Tunes and Happy Loso in brass quintet.
Overwhelmed by the endless applause from audiences, the quintet even played extra for the passionate music fans.
A brass quintet is a five-piece musical ensemble composed of two trumpets, one French horn, one trombone and one tuba. It appeared as an exciting brand of brass music in the late 1940s in America.
Performing for audiences throughout Minnesota since 1993, the St Anthony Brass Quintet has established itself among the finest chamber ensembles in the state.
The St Anthony Brass Quintet from Minnesota of the US plays for the 32nd China Harbin Summer Music Festival at Harbin Music Hall, Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, on Aug 9. [Photo/my399.com]
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.
Heilongjiang province will leverage all its formidable array of natural advantages to develop its popular winter tourism.