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Sound of Dragon Ensemble & Dong Mei (dance)

Dancer/choreographer Dongmei, from the Beijing Dance Academy, joins the Sound of Dragon Ensemble in Consensus at the Orpheum Annex on Thursday, March 9 at 8 p.m. The intercultural group includes bowed strings, with Lan Tung and Nicole Li on erhu/Chinese violin and Marina Hasselberg on cello; plucked strings, with Zhimin Yu on the ruan/Chinese lute and Itamar Erez on guitar; winds, with Charlie Lui on the dizi/Chinese flute and Roderick Seed on the flute, and Jonathan Bernard on percussion instruments from around the world. Dongmei, who has travelled extensively throughout China studying the choreography of different cultures, will blend Uyghur and modern styles to Tony Leung’s Desert Dew and Farshid Samandari’s Breath of Life. Tickets: $15 regular, $10 students/seniors/children. For more information visit