As the first song drew to a close, orange and red lights filled the club, signaling the rise of a percussive, up-tempo frenzy, as Tablo and Mithra Jin used their plastic water bottles to splash their fans.
When finally asked to summarize this entire project in a single catchphrase, Yong stumbled and took a long pause. “Dumplings, love...and gentrification,” he said.
"I would ask them, 'Why do you want to do this?' And [they’re] sort of dancing around this idea that they just want to make money. I was noticing that some students just weren't comfortable saying that. And I sort of remember being in that head space.”
The orchestra highlighted the sprightly stylistic and structural innovations of Jean Sibelius’s Symphony No. 3 in C major, Op. 52.