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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Saturday, January 11, 2014 – 7:30 PM

Sponsored by SDN Communications and Wells Fargo

Mary W. Sommervold Hall, Washington Pavilion

Event Overview:

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra brings the cinema to life with the Crouching Tiger Concerto. Based on the Oscar-winning score from Ang Lee’s film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tan Dun’s work brings the drama to the stage with Hai-Ye Ni, principal cellist of The Philadelphia Orchestra, performing the lead role. The program also includes Bartok’s whirlwind tour of Hungarian folk music that has been featured in movies from The Shining to Being John Malkovich.


Elgar – Serenade in E minor, Op. 20

Tan Dun – Crouching Tiger Concerto Hai-Ye Ni, cello

Bartok – Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta