Chen Yi http://kcur.org en Kansas City Creative Couples: Zhou & Chen http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-creative-couples-zhou-chen <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">The work of iconic Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is on display this summer at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. They’re part of an exhibit called&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; ">Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Masterpieces of Modern Mexico.</em></p> Sun, 18 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 41829 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Creative Couples: Zhou & Chen Public Enemy 'Bomb Squad' Producer Studies Music At UMKC http://kcur.org/post/public-enemy-bomb-squad-producer-studies-music-umkc <p>The induction ceremony for the <a href="http://www.rockhall.com/">Rock and Roll Hall of Fame</a> took place Thursday, April 18, in Los Angeles. Some of this year’s inductees included Heart, Randy Newman, Rush and Public Enemy. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:18:34 +0000 Laura Spencer 35276 at http://kcur.org Public Enemy 'Bomb Squad' Producer Studies Music At UMKC UMKC Alumnus Wins Guggenheim Fellowship http://kcur.org/post/umkc-alumnus-wins-guggenheim-fellowship <p>Each year, the <a href="http://www.gf.org/about-the-foundation/the-fellowship/">John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation</a> awards mid-career fellowships to 200 applicants in fields ranging from choreography to plant sciences. Two of the 2013 fellows are Kansas City locals: Mike Sinclair, architectural and fine art photographer; and <a href="http://www.narongmusic.com/">Narong Prangcharoen</a>, UMKC alumnus and teaching assistant of composition and piano, and freelance composer. Prangcharoen's fellowship is in music composition.</p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 18:45:47 +0000 Monica Sandreczki 34997 at http://kcur.org UMKC Alumnus Wins Guggenheim Fellowship Chen Yi's 'Fountains of Kansas City' http://kcur.org/post/chen-yis-fountains-kansas-city <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce4ce7cb8c5-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce4ce7cb8c5-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce4ce7cb8c5-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-987465.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Three world premieres are slated for the Kansas City Symphony's inaugural season in Helzberg Hall. And they all take inspiration from a Kansas City trademark: fountains. The first, by renowned composer Chen Yi, called <i>Fountains of Kansas City</i>, premieres this weekend.</p> Fri, 23 Sep 2011 14:58:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2307 at http://kcur.org Chen Yi's 'Fountains of Kansas City' WEB EXTRA: Composer Zhou Long on Cultural Revolution http://kcur.org/post/web-extra-composer-zhou-long-cultural-revolution <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce5a34d5884-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce5a34d5884-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce5a34d5884-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-887853.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – As a teenager during the Cultural Revolution in China, composer Zhou Long was sent from his home in Beijing to work on a rural state farm. Here, he talks about the experience.</p> Fri, 26 Feb 2010 20:39:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1724 at http://kcur.org WEB EXTRA: Composer Zhou Long on Cultural Revolution Chen Yi: From the Path of Beauty http://kcur.org/post/chen-yi-path-beauty <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce5cbbb08d1-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce5cbbb08d1-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce5cbbb08d1-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-815593.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – In Kansas City recently, the all-male vocal group, Chanticleer and the Shanghai Quartet continued the world premiere tour of <a href="//conservatory.umkc.edu/faculty/facultydetail.asp?Faculty_ID=3"> Chen Yi</a>'s <i>From the Path of Beauty</i>.</p> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 15:40:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 1355 at http://kcur.org Chen Yi: From the Path of Beauty