On the 2nd day of the Lunar New Year, JJ Productions is presenting A Celebration of Chinese Music Old and New.
This unforgettable concert will feature performances by Manitoba pianist Everett Hopfner — the 2013 winner of Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, multi-award winner flutist Jiajia Li, spinto soprano Shana Yang, as well as the one and only Calgary Chinese Orchestra.
Experience the evolution of Chinese music with traditional classics played on Si Zhu (strings and bamboo instruments) contrasting with exciting new works written by Chinese composers living in North America - Vincent Ho, Ka-nin Chan, and Stephen Yip.
Ideal for: Performances, presentations, lectures, weddings
Capacity: 185 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Cocktail reception 80 - dinner
Stage: Stage measures 11’ deep x 34’ wide
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: customizable theatre lighting, standard room set-up, private lobby, event planning support
Completed in 1994 the Engineered Air Theatre carries on the tradition of having a theatre located in its exact location for over 100 years, even incorporating rescued decorative elements from the old Empress Theatre into both its theatre and lobby design. In the summer of 2016, the Engineered Air had a face lift with the comfier chairs and updated décor.