Mindy Meng Wang 王萌 & Paul Grabowsky

Chapel Off Chapel

“The two instruments encircle each other in a beguiling call and response, eventually so entwined that there is only their shared song.” ­– Audio Femme

In a performance that crosses cultural and musical boundaries, Chinese-Australian composer, performer and pioneer of modern guzheng music, Mindy Meng Wang will join with distinguished jazz artist and multi-award-winning Australian composer and pianist, Paul Grabowsky AO, for a truly unique musical exploration.

Considered one of the world’s leading guzheng instrumentalists, Wang produces evocative, experimental arrangements which meld beautifully with the astute piano work of her artistic partner, eight-time ARIA winner and two-time Helpmann Award recipient, Grabowsky. In this exclusive performance, the pair will take audiences on a poignant musical journey into the fertile space that exists between Chinese folk music and contemporary jazz practice.

Together, these two consummate musicians create a rich and dynamic sonic fusion, drawing from a diverse range of musical influences to unite elements of traditional Taiwanese and Chinese music with the classical touch of impressionist piano.

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