The University Musical Society continues to be the vanguard for world class entertainment for the Ann Arbor community by presenting an extraordinary pair of talented young women known as the Beijing Guitar Duo. Meng Su and Yameng Wang are critically acclaimed guitarists that have graced audiences with their precise technique and spirited musicality. These gifted musicians will share the stage at Rackham Auditorium with their teacher, Manuel Barrueco from the prestigious Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD. Be amazed by the Beijing Guitar Duo with the video of them performing Scarlatti Sonata on their website. 4pm. $20-$42. 915 East Washington St. 734-764-2538. www.ums.org
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