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Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

January 24th, 2019

Show Time: 7pm

The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra was established in 1956 along with the construction of the famous Shanghai Opera House.

The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its interpretation of classical symphony repertoire. The orchestra performs the masterpieces of the world's most historic composers such as Beethoven's symphonies No. 6 and No.7, Tchaikovsky's symphonies No. 4, 5, 6 and 9; Mozart's Symphony No. 41 and Violin Concerto No.3; Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique; Mahler's symphonies No 1 and 4; Dvorak's Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) and 8; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1, 5 and 7; Liszt's Piano Concerto No.1; Sibelius' Violin Concerto, Finlandia and Symphony No. 2; Brahms Symphony No. 2 and 4; and Respighi's Rome Series. The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra additionally plays the works of famous Chinese composers such as Xian Xinghai's Yellow River and He Zhanhao & Chen Gang's Butterfly Lovers. The Orchestra also presents numerous overtures and music of operas and ballets.

The Orchestra has been conducted by renowned maestros such as Daniel Oren, Lorin Maazel, John Nelson, Thomas Sanderling, Markus Stenz, Zoltan Kocsis, Maurice Peress and Jan Latham-Koenig. The Orchestra has toured to Finland, Italy, UK, Germany, Hong Kong and Macao. The 2019 USA tour will be the Shanghai Opera Symphony's debut at the concert halls of North America.

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikowski Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor Op. 23 /36'
Piano Soloist: Song Siheng or Hao Duanduan    
-Intermission    
Sergei Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 2 in E minor Op.27 /66'

Principal Conductors: Zhang Guoyong Lin Yousheng Zhang Chengjie

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