Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA class reunion event Glimpses via Zoom on Oct. 4, 2020 showed Xu Fangfang’s piano performance of a Chinese piece，Celebrating Fanshen, followed by her talk in English about her father Xu Beihong and her memoir Galloping Horses: Artist Xu Beihong and His Family in Mao’s China. The event is available at the following link. She is the third speaker. Her performance is about 20 minutes into the event.
Celebrating Fanshen depicts the joy of poor peasants who became landowners in 1950. This was one of the earliest Chinese pieces Xu Fangfang learned in 1964 when politics abruptly changed her music school curriculum from Western classical music to Chinese music. She mentioned this Chinese piece in her memoir.
Organizer: Stanford Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California.