A new series from the Shanghai Symphony starts tonight: Lang Lang is the featured artist

January 02, 2017
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 we start a new series from the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. Lang Lang is the soloist in Tchaikovsky’s 1st Piano Concerto and Maxim Vengerov is the violin soloist in “The Butterfly Lover’s Concerto”. 

Monday January 2: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (SSO 17-01 of 13) NEW SERIES

CONDUCTOR: Long Yu

Chen Qigang: Instants d'un opéra de Pékin

Chen Gang/ He Zhanhao: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (Maxim Vengerov, violin)

Verdi: “Nei giardin del bello” from Don Carlo; Saint-Saens: “Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix” from Samson et Dalila; Trad./Zou Ye arr.: Jasmine Flower; (Ildiko Komlosi,mezzo-soprano)

Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op.23  (Lang Lang, piano)

[Program also includes a highlight from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy: Haydn: String Quartet in D Minor, Op.76, Nr.2, Hob.Ⅲ:76, mvt I. Allegro]


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