Jin Ye, a famous young Chinese pipa player, was invited to make his debut at the University of Sydney in Australia

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After three years of the epidemic, with the resumption of air routes, musicians around the world have launched performances. On the afternoon of August 16, local time in Sydney, Australia, Jin Ye, a famous young Chinese pipa player, was invited by the University of Sydney, a world-renowned top university, to celebrate the "100th anniversary of international students and the University of Sydney" and presented his unique style pipa works to thousands of Australian audiences. This is Jin Ye's first public performance in Australia, including "Ambush on All Sides", "Spring Flowers and Moonlight Night", some popular songs, and Jin Ye's original songs "Fusion", "Infinity", etc. Jin Ye's wonderful performance received warm applause from the audience. The purpose of this performance is to popularize Chinese traditional instrumental music and culture to young Australian audiences and to cultivate their appreciation of pipa music works.

Jin Ye, a famous young Chinese pipa player, was invited to make his debut at the University of Sydney in Australia

Musician Jin Ye has long been known by Chinese and American audiences for her "continuous innovation and breaking through tradition". She is committed to giving audiences around the world a new perspective on the traditional Chinese pipa, and breaking the stereotype of the Chinese pipa by playing modern pieces. Before 2023, Jin Ye used the Chinese pipa to connect American and Chinese culture. Now, she has once again become a cultural bridge between China and Australia.

"It is a great honor to be invited by the world-renowned University of Sydney and have the opportunity to present traditional Chinese music to the Sydney audience. This is my first time playing in the southern Hemisphere. The Australian audience is as welcoming and friendly as the American audience, and I can strongly feel their desire to explore and learn about Eastern instruments." Jin Ye said. "Every time I go to perform in a country or city, I have a different playing experience, and these valuable experiences bring inspiration and inspiration to my future works."

The University of Sydney, one of the world's top universities, is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, the University is Australia's oldest university, the southern Hemisphere's premier academic palace and a world-renowned institution of higher learning. The University of Sydney is currently ranked 19th in the QS World University Rankings 2024, 51st in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 and 27th in the US News World University Rankings 2021. The University of Sydney has trained a series of famous and important people in its history, including two Australian Governors-General, five Chief Justices of Australia, the President of the United Nations General Assembly, the President of the International Court of Justice, the President of the World Bank, and the richest man in Australia's history, the largest number in the Southern hemisphere. In addition, seven alumni have won the Nobel Prize and the Crawford Prize, and 110 students have been awarded Rhodes Scholarships.

University of Sydney

Sydney, like New York, is an international city with many cultures and languages. Jin Ye's pipa performance adds a unique Oriental rhythm to Australia, and once again makes a great contribution to the integration of East and West culture. Pipa player Jin Ye received his bachelor's degree in pipa performance from Shanghai Theatre Academy and his master's degree from New York Institute of Technology. She is a member of the Pipa Professional Committee of Shanghai Musicians Association; Member of pipa Professional Committee of Chinese National Orchestra Society. She has served as the vice president of the U.S.-China Musicians Association, and has been active on well-known stages in China and overseas for many years. She has participated in the "Yo-Yo Ma Silk Road Project Global Musicians" program and performed with musicians on stage. She has won the gold medal for pipa performance in many international instrumental music competitions, and has served as a judge for many international music competitions overseas.

Involving musical instruments

Pipa (pinyin: pí pa), the first plucked instrument, is a traditional plucked instrument in East Asia, a plucked stringed musical instrument. Made of wood or bamboo, the speaker is half-pear-shaped and has four strings on the top. It was originally made of silk thread, but now it is mostly made of steel wire, steel rope and nylon.

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