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New year music season opens in Guangzhou
Update: 2020-12-15     Source: Newsgd.com

Xinghai Concert Hall, the best concert venue in Guangzhou, this month started its annual new year music season.

Guangzhou New Year's Concert, the highlight of the music season, has become a brand of the city and is staged every year, rain or shine. The 2021 New Year's Concert will be jointly performed by the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra (GSO), China Philharmonic Orchestra and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. It will be conducted by GSO's music director Long Yu and joined by several other brilliant musicians, including world-renowned soprano Huang Ying and young violinist Paloma So. All programs will be famous Chinese music pieces, such as "Ode to the Yellow River, from the Yellow River Piano Concerto", "Sunshine Over Tashkorgan", "My Motherland", "Morning of the Miao Village" and "Father's Grassland, Mother's River".

(Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Hailed by The New York Times as "the most powerful figure in China's classical music scene," conductor and impresario Long Yu has devoted his illustrious career to steering China's growing connection to classical music. (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

World-renowned soprano Huang Ying (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Young violinist Paloma So (Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

The concert hall will also work with Guangdong National Orchestra to present a traditional Chinese music concert ON December 31th, 2020. A dozen masters of traditional Chinese music instruments will join the concert.

Noted Chinese opera singer He Hui will perform excerpts from classical operas on January 3rd, 2021 during the New Year's holiday. He Hui is the only Chinese singer who has performed in all of the top six opera houses in the world.

Tickets are available now both online and offline.

Online ticketing: https://www.ticket-easy.cn

Offline ticketing:Ticket Center, Xinghai Concert Hall, No. 33 Qingbo Road, Ersha Island, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州越秀区二沙岛晴波路33号星海音乐厅票务中心)

Pianist Wang Yalun(Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Cellist Namisa Sun(Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Saxophonist Wang Ye(Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Flutist Li Xiaoxi(Photo provided to Newsgd.com)

Schedule of the new year music season

● 8:00pm, Saturday, December 12th, 2020

GSO 2020/2021 Season Subscription Concert 6

Dvorak: Symphony No. 6

● 8:00pm, Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

2020/2021 New Year Music Season 2020 Chinese Music Series

Erhu Road: Chen Jun Erhu Concert

● 8:00pm, Saturday, December 19th, 2020

Soul of the Guzheng: Wang Zhongshan Guzhen Concert

● 8:00pm, Saturday, December 26th, 2020

Lin Daye & Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra Perform Mahler's "Resurrection" Symphony

● 8:00pm, Thursday, December 31th, 2020

2021 New Year Chinese Music Gala

● 8:00pm, Friday, January 1st, 2021

Guangzhou New Year’s Concert 2021

● 8:00pm, Saturday, January 2nd, 2021

Conversation across time and space: Chen Leiji Guqin Concert

● 8:00pm, Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

New Year Recital with Soprano He Hui

● Friday & Saturday, January 8th-9th, 2021

The Complete Beethoven Violin Sonata Cycle by Ning Feng & Huang Qiuning

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