Australia Piano Quartet – Stories from China
Australia Piano Quartet (APQ), UTS Ensemble in Residence, has established a reputation as one of Sydney's premier chamber music ambassadors.
Their concert “Stories from China”, performed on August 6 2015, showcased the best of Chinese-Australian new work, including pieces from internationally-renowned composer Liza Lim and the young erhu specialist Nicholas Ng. Cutting-edge Australian composer Alex Pozniak created a special collaborative new work combining traditions from East and West.
The pieces performed were:
Launch of UTS China Library
The UTS China Library was initiated by President Xi Jinping to enable the world to experience all aspects of China. It comprises a comprehensive information centre which includes books, audio visual materials and multimedia displays, as well as reading and study areas.
The library, which has been donated by the Government of the People's Republic of China, was formally handed to UTS by Madame Cui Yuying, Vice Minister of the State Council Information Office.