Water Heavens: An Architectural Music Experience

Conceived by Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Tan Dun for strings, water, pipa and voice, Water Heavens is a syncretic music performance where water takes center stage. On a water-filled stage, Bach dialogues with Buddhist monks, rock’n’roll gives way to strings and pipa duets, with water percussion reeling the audience with their virtuose. An eclectically unique architectural style mixes traditional Ming and minimalist Bauhaus characteristics in the performance hall. Designed by Tan Dun himself with Isozaki Studio Architects, the building acts as an instrument too — an unmissable summer music experience.
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Water Heavens: An Architectural Music Experience

Programme

Programme provided by the event organizer and is subject to change.

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Details

BY CAR: 

  • Take the G50 highway and take the Zhujiajiao exit; follow Zhufeng road to Kezhiyuan road, then turn right to Kezhiyuan parking lot. Entrance to Zhujiajiao is right on Kezhiyuan parking lot. Walk straight on for 5 minutes. Water Heavens hall is at the end, on the right-hand side of the riverbank.
  • Taxi/Uber

BY BUS:

 

  • (Quickest) : take the Huzhu Express from Pu'an lu, crossing Yan'an Dong lu station (metro People's Square, exit 1). Goes directly to Zhujiajiao bus station. As you get off the bus, walk back on Xiangyingbang rd, then turn right on Xin Feng rd. Go straight until a big stone bridge (放生桥). Cross the bridge, turn left. Go straight through alleys until you get to another river. Water Heavens is right across. Last bus at night at around 9 pm. Around 12 RMB/way.
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