Upcoming Operas, Traditional & Contemporary Concerts

Let's start Spring on a high note...

Yes, literally on a high note -
with these ahh-mazing classical concerts!


1. SPO 2017-2018 Season: British Legend
This concert is dedicated to one of the most fabulously-gifted musicians ever, Edward Benjamin Britten, who excelled not only as a composer but as a conductor and pianist. Many consider him among the five great stylists of Modern English music, along with Edward Elgar, Ralph Vaughan Williams, William Walton, and Michael Tippett.

Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Concert Hall
March 3
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2. Hu Chenyun
Hu is a member of the Shanghai Chinese Folk Orchestra, a standing member of the Shanghai Musicians' Association, and a member of the Suona Committee of the Chinese Musicians' Association. He is an expert player of the Suona and other Chinese wind instruments and is well versed in musical works ranging from traditional pieces to contemporary ones. Basically, he does it all.

Cadillac·Shanghai Concert Hall
March 16
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3. Danielle de Niese & Lucerne Festival Strings
Danielle de Niese is more than just the most magnetic presence in modern classical music, or the woman described by the New York Times magazine as "opera's coolest soprano." She's also the performer who's shredding the classical rulebook with her unique combination of artistic credibility and exotic 21st-century allure.

Shanghai Grand Theatre Lyric Theatre
March 9
From ¥220
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4. Daniel Froschauer
Hailing from Vienna, Daniel Froschauer attended the Juilliard School of Music, and went on to become a well-accomplished and a well-respected violinist, receiving numerous international awards throughout his career. Since 2004, he has held the position of section leader in the Wiener Philharmoniker.

Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Concert Hall
April 21
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5. Shanghai City Symphony Orchestra
The Shanghai City Symphony Orchestra is China's only non-profit amateur orchestra, and a member of the World Federation of Amateur Orchestras (WFAO). It was established in 2005 by conductor Cao Peng, who intended to provide a free and accessible platform for the spread of classical music in Shanghai and the rest of China.

Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Concert Hall
May 19
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6. Stephen Beus
As a result of winning the Juilliard School Concerto Competition, Mr. Beus made his Carnegie Hall debut with the Juilliard Orchestra and James DePreist. He has given America great hope of being a native-born pianist by performing remarkably of the most beautiful and difficult works in the piano literature.

Shanghai Oriental Art Center - Performance Hall
May 5
From ¥180
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7. Ran Jia, Daniel Röhn and Hayrapet Arakelyan
Chinese pianist Ran Jia, Armenian Saxophonist Hayrapet Arakelyan and German violinist Daniel Röhn came together with the idea of bringing a new vision of chamber music to the masses. The three soloists will not only present transcriptions of their own but also the great music from their own cultures.

Cadillac·Shanghai Concert Hall
May 5
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8. The ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
The Vienna RSO is known for its exceptional, bold programming. By combining nineteenth-century repertoire with contemporary pieces and rarely performed works of other time periods, their programming often places Romantic-era classics in unexpected contexts.

Shanghai Oriental Art Center-Concert Hall
May 18
From ¥480
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9. Spring Song: Cello and Piano Duo
Chris Howlett is a cellist, festival director and producer, who is described as one of Australia's finest emerging talents. Rosie Riebl began her piano career at age five, and has participated in master classes with an exciting array of international artists at the Australian National Academy of Music. Together, they will combine both their talents and leave everyone with jaw-dropping expressions.

Daning Theatre
March 20
From ¥80
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10. Around the World in 90 Minutes Concert
Since they first began to work together, Kai and Catherine Ordronneau established themselves as one of the most important duos in the interpretation of sonatas for violin and piano. They performed more than 100 recitals in Europe, Canada and USA, and are praised for their unique partnership.

Daning Theatre
March 29
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11. Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Zhang Yi, one of today's influential young conductors in China, served as the Music Director and Chief Conductor of the National Ballet of China. Aiming to make Chinese music and musicians known worldwide, has has performanced around Europe, American, Australian, and Asian countries.

Shanghai Symphony Hall
March 24
From ¥50
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Upcoming Operas, Traditional & Contemporary Concerts
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