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Thursday, October 17, 2013, 8:00 pm
Bass Concert Hall
$30.00

Presented in Partnership with KLRU and the Asian American Cultural Center

In 2011, Inner Mongolia’s music and cultural sensation AnDa Union made their Texas debut on the Bass Concert Hall stage to an enthusiastic audience. The group has since performed around the world and is the focus of the documentary, AnDa Union: From the Steppes to the City, which follows the musicians on a journey through the Inner Mongolian grasslands. Texas Performing Arts welcomes AnDa Union back for a command performance.

Part of a musical movement that finds inspiration in old and forgotten songs, this vibrant young group of musicians and singers draw from a repertoire of enchanting music that all but disappeared during China’s tumultuous recent past. Holding on to the essence of Mongolian music while creating a form of new music, they perform with indigenous instruments – the morin khuur (horse head fiddle), the maodun chaoer (a three-holed flute), Mongolian versions of the lute, and the mouth harp – combining different traditions and styles of music from all over Inner and Outer Mongolia.

“The band’s dynamic sound had the audience enthralled…The final song, ‘Galloping Horses,’ evoked a frenzied stampede that sent concertgoers stumbling, crazed and uplifted, out into the night.” – The Wesleyan Argus

ADDITIONAL LINKS
AnDa Union Official Website
AnDa Union on YouTube
AnDa Union on Facebook
Follow AnDa Union on Twitter: @AnDaUnion

PARKING INFORMATION
The University requires all faculty, staff, students, and visitors to pay for parking on campus. Please be aware when you come to a performance that UT parking has changed and new signage has been posted in regards to the changes. All parking on campus – both ADA and non-ADA requires a permit or payment of fees – this does include the ADA on Robert Dedman Drive. Patrons to the Texas Performing Arts complex are encouraged to park in university parking garages or LBJ surface lots. A discounted parking rate of $6 can be purchased on-line at: https://utparking.clickandpark.com/venues. The discounted parking is only available online until 10pm, the day prior to an event. Please read signs carefully.

$12 Event Parking is also available for purchase in person on the day of your event at the entrances to the surrounding surface lots and garages.

Parking FAQs can be found here: http://www.clickandpark.com/faq.shtml


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