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|Tuesday, September 11, 2001, updated at 16:38(GMT+8)|
China Philharmonic Orchestra to Give Touring Performances in TaiwanInvited by a Taiwan Cultural and Educational foundation, China Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Chairman Wang Gengnian and Arts Director Yu Long, will give five performances in Taipei and other three places in China's Taiwan Province from September 10-19. Conducted by Yu Long, the philharmonic orchestra will play the prelude to Tannh?user, an opera by Richard Wagner and Beethoven's G Major.
This concert is as reported the first one for China Philharmonic Orchestra to play outside China's mainland. And this performing tour will certainly play an active role in the exchange of music and arts across the Straits
China Philharmonic Orchestra to Stage ShostakovichConducted by Zhang Guoyong, China Philharmonic Orchestra is to stage a Shostakovich concert in Beijing Poly Theatre February 25. Former USSR composer Dmitri Shostakovich has been acknowledged to play a significant role in music development during the 20th century. His fifteen symphonies are always considered to be the acme of symphonic creation in that era.
By PD Online staff member Huang Ying
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