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Concert Series to be held in Futian

Release time:2017-03-03    To share:  
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STARTING from March 25, over 700 musicians and artists from home and abroad will perform in Shenzhen Concert Hall and Shenzhen Children’s Palace.

On March 25, musicians from 10 countries, such as Albania, Romania, Egypt, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Vietnam and Thailand, will join Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra to perform for the audience at Shenzhen Concert Hall.

World-renowned orchestras and troupes, such as Indian Bollywood Singing and Dancing Group, Canadian Brass and Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, will perform themed concerts during the following three weeks.

French musician Xavier de Maistre. Courtesy of the Shenzhen Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration.

Xavier de Maistre, a French musician, will host a solo harp concert at Shenzhen Concert Hall on April 8, while Adam Kosmieja, a well-known pianist from Poland, will have his solo concert at Shenzhen Grand Theater on April 14.

Chinese music will also play an important role in the concert series with Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra holding a concert at Shenzhen Concert Hall on March 28. China National Symphony Orchestra will perform at Shenzhen Concert Hall on April 16.

Canadian Brass

This concert series is a part of the Shenzhen Belt and Road International Music Festival. “The festival is aimed at enhancing communication and friendship among 64 countries along the Belt and Road by the bridge of music,” said Zhang Heyun, head of the city’s culture, sports and tourism administration.

According to Zhang, all of the performers taking part in the festival are from Belt and Road countries, and their performances will be closely connected with the history and culture of the Silk Road.

Chinese conductor Hu Yongyan

The lowest ticket prices of the 16 concerts will range from 50 yuan (US$7.4) to 80 yuan, while the highest prices will be less than 1,000 yuan. All of the concerts will have at least 50 percent of the tickets priced lower than 180 yuan.

Residents can reserve tickets online on the venues’ official websites: Shenzhen Concert Hall (www.szyyt.com) and Shenzhen Children’s Palace (www.szcp.com).

Venue: Shenzhen Children’s Palace, intersection of Hongli Road and Jintian Road, Futian District (福田区红荔路和金田路交汇处深圳少年宫)

Metro: Longgang or Longhua Line, Children’s Palace Station (少年宫站), Exit B

Venue: Shenzhen Concert Hall, intersection of Hongli Road and Yitian Road, Futian District (福田区红荔路和益田路交汇处深圳音乐厅)

Metro: Longhua or Longgang Line, Children’s Palace Station (少年宫站), Exit D