Lectures and Interviews
Hao Jiang Tian– Along the Roaring River
Asia Society, New York NY. May 4, 2008
Operatic bass Hao Jiang Tian reminisces about and performs the songs that highlight his tumultuous journey from the Cultural Revolution to the Metropolitan Opera. Tian is the first Chinese-born opera singer to achieve fame on world stages. This program, which combines talk, music, and video, launches his autobiography, Along the Roaring River: My Wild Ride from Mao to the Met (John Wiley in association with Lincoln Center Books). Tian is joined by co-writer Lois B. Morris and foreword writer Robert Lipsyte. Part of the Citi Series on Asian Arts and Culture.