On November 1st 2013, Patricia Spencer performed the Chinese premiere of Ge Gan-ru's flute concerto with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra. The concerto is titled Fairy Lady Meng Jiang, and depicts a tragic tale of the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). It is in four movements: Savage Land, Gourd Girl, Abduction, and Crying Down the Wall. It is an unbelievably expressive and strong work that was written in 2008 and premiered in Spain in 2009 by the flutist Sharon Bezaly and Orquesta Castillo y Leon under the direction of Enrique Diemeckc.
Conductor Zhang Liang leads the Shanghai Philharmonic with flute soloist Patricia Spencer in Ge Gan-ru?s flute concerto "Fairy Lady Meng Jiang".
Conductor Zhang Liang and solo flutist Patricia Spencer invite composer Ge Gan-ru to join them on stage following the Chinese premiere of hs flute concerto, "Fairy Lady Meng Jiang".
Solo flutist Patricia Spencer looks on as composer Ge Gan-ru contratulates conductor Zhang Liang following the Chinese premiere of Gan-ru's flute concerto "Fairy Lady Meng Jiang".
Composer Ge Gan-ru congratulates flutist Patricia Spencer following her Chinese premiere performance of Gan-ru's "Fairy Lady Meng Jiang" flute concerto lead by conductor Zhang Liang.