Detail of a wall painting from Cave 285 of a celestial musician. Image courtesy Dunhaung Academy. Photo: Wu Jian

East and West of Dunhuang: Music Carried on the Wind


Harold M. Williams Auditorium

Experience a musical journey through the cultures that came together to shape the Dunhuang caves and that are illustrated in the wall paintings. Musical traditions from China, India, the Middle East, and Central Asia will bring the Silk Road vibrantly to life. 

Presented in collaboration with the World Music Center at UCLA and the UCLA Confucius Institute.

This performance is related to the exhibition Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road 

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