By Assunta Ng When the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (SSO) was planning to perform in China and South Korea in 2016 last year, it didn’t know that a Chinese symphony orchestra, hosted by Dr. Austin Huang, had already booked a concert in its own backyard in Benaroya Hall, here in Seattle on Feb. 25. Not […]
By Ninette Cheng Northwest Asian Weekly One of China’s finest orchestras, the Shenzhen Symphony, will perform a special Chinese New Year special in Seattle on Feb. 25.<!–more–> The 2015 Chinese New Year Concert, featuring China Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Seattle Symphony and Stanford University, will be playing at Benaroya Hall to celebrate […]
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By James Tabafunda Northwest Asian Weekly The freezing outdoor temperature did not dampen the warm atmosphere of handshaking and extended congratulations inside the House of Hong Restaurant.
Last week, many in the Asian community came together to honor their own — if anyone can call the wildly diverse countries of China, Korea, Vietnam, Nepal, Japan, and Philippines all one’s own, which they do. It was the Northwest Asian Weekly’s annual Top Contributors celebration at the House of Hong.
How his musical, methodical mind works By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly One of the most prominent Chinese artists currently based in the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Austin Huang, a native of China, is both a mining engineer and a composer, with a total of 14 musical pieces performed in America and China. He’s currently an […]
Since immigrating to the United States, Dr. Austin Huang has worked to preserve his Chinese heritage through music. On Sunday, April 21, Huang will present A Colorful Musical Journey, an Asian American’s Musical Dream Concert, at Benaroya Hall — a performance that blends traditional Chinese music with Western orchestral music …