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The Orchid Ensemble

East meets West as the Orchid Ensemble blend musical traditions and instruments from China, Europe and beyond, creating an innovative and distinct new sound. From the tranquil beauty of the zheng, to the rich textures of the marimba, and the soaring splendor of the erhu, they present a beautiful blend of musical techniques and styles. This unique combination of instruments creates a fascinating tapestry of musical textures and colors, which consistently intrigue and delight their audiences. Orchid Ensemble bring a variety of musical styles to their performances, ranging from traditional and contemporary pieces of the many regions of China, to New Music, World Music and Jazz. They are also regularly developing new collaborations with musicians and composers from a wide variety of world cultures.

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The Orchid Ensemble 11/3/05: The Orchid Ensemble

East meets West as the ensemble blends ancient musical instruments with traditions from China and beyond, creating a distinct sound.

The Orchid Ensemble

East meets West as the ensemble blends ancient musical instruments with traditions from China and beyond, creating a distinct sound.
Orchid Ensemble 5/12/03: Orchid Ensemble

East meets West in the Orchid Ensemble as they blend musical traditions and instruments from China, Europe and beyond. Orchid Ensemble musical style ranges from New Music, World Music to Jazz.

Orchid Ensemble

East meets West in the Orchid Ensemble as they blend musical traditions and instruments from China, Europe and beyond. Orchid Ensemble musical style ranges from New Music, World Music to Jazz.

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