The Cast

Deni Bonet

Soprano Quan Chen – Center



The Sixth Annual Chinese New Year Spectacular took place at Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall) on February 7, welcoming in the Year of the Rat, celebrating both American and Chinese cultures and the diverse melting pot that is New York City.

This tradition marks the beginning of the Lunar New Year with performances by new artists that included Pianist Cong Bi and Kungu Performers Jiehua Shi, Min Cheng and Quinglin Cai, with returning headliners Soprano Quan Chen and American violinist Deni Bonet. Kungu is one of the oldest forms of Chinese opera fusing acting, singing and movement.


Cong Bi


The annual Spectacular is produced by Premier Event Management Inc. and Harvard Wealth Strategy & Management, LLCtwo American organizations which share the common goal of bridging the culture gap between Chinese and American cultures.

Photos/Video Footage: Magda Katz