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Jun 26, 2017

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Join us this Thursday, June, 26th  at 7PM for the DPR debut of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. As Asia’s oldest orchestra, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra brought Western classical music to China. Today, it remains a world-class orchestra which attracts internationally renowned artists while it still retains its Chinese essence: the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra is a beacon of culture and arts for the city of Shanghai.

SHANGHAI SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Broadcast Schedule — Winter 2017

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-01

RELEASE:                December 27, 2016

 

CONDUCTOR:          Long Yu

SOLOISTS:                Maxim Vengerov (violin)

Ildiko Komlosi (mezzo-soprano) - Trad./arr. Zou Ye

Lang Lang (piano)

Chen Qigang:              Instants d'un opéra de Pékin         

Chen Gang/

He Zhanhao:               The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto      

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       

Tchaikovsky:               Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op.23              

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        

      

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-02

RELEASE:                January 3, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Sir Andrew Davis - Berlioz, Beethoven, Holst

Daniele Gatti - Verdi

 

SOLOIST:                  Eoin Andersen (violin), Liwei Qin (cello), Du Ningwu (piano)

Berlioz:                        Roman Carnival Overture         

Beethoven:                  Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano in C major, Op.56             

Holst:                          The Planets featuring the Shanghai Opera House Chorus Female Choir

Joint performance by Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Verdi:                          Overture from Nabucco              
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra only

 

 

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-03

RELEASE:                January 10, 2017

CONDUCTOR:          Zubin Mehta - Beethoven

Chen Xieyang – Zhu Jian’er

Long Yu – Saint-Saëns

 

SOLOIST:                  Serena Wang (piano), Julian Rachlin (violin)

Beethoven:                  Leonore Overture No.3, Op.72b       

Beethoven:                  Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, Op.15        

Beethoven:                  Symphony No.5 in C minor, Op.67                

Zhu Jian’er:                 A Wonder of Naxi              

Saint-Saëns:                Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28   

              

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-04

RELEASE:                January 17, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Daye Lin – Wagner, Bartok, Brahms

                           Long Yu – Rachmaninoff/Carpenter

SOLOIST:                  Ba Tong (viola)

Cameron Carpenter (organ)

Wagner:                       Prelude to Act I, Lohengrin     

Bartok:                        Viola Concerto        

Brahms:                       Symphony No.4    

Rachmaninoff/

Carpenter:                   Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini                           

Program also includes a highlight from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

Michael Kamen:          Quintet for Brass

 

 

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-05

RELEASE:                January 24, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Zhang Jie Min - Dvorak

Paavo Järvi - Smetana

Long Yu - Gershwin

SOLOIST:                  Yujia Wang (piano)

Dvorak:                       Carnival Overture, Op.92        

Smetana:                     Má Vlast                 

Gershwin:                    Rhapsody in Blue                                  

                     

Program also includes a Gershwin medley performed by organist Cameron Carpenter, and a highlight from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

Bernstein/

McGuinness:               “One Hand One Heart” from West Side Story       

Wagner:                       Pilgrim’s Chorus from Tannhäuser     

   

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-06

RELEASE:                January 31, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Long Yu - Huang Yijun, Qigang Chen, Orff

                           Zhang Jeimin - Ravel

SOLOIST:                  Lilian Giovanini (soprano), Berj Karazian (tenor), Thomas Bauer (baritone), Chorakademie Lübeck - Burana        

Huang Yijun:              Beautiful Flower and Full Moon                  

Qigang Chen:              Luan Tan       

Orff:                            Carmina Burana             

Ravel:                          Rapsodie espagnole

Program also includes highlights from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

J.S. Bach:                    Trio Sonata No.5, BWV529, mvt II. Largo          

  

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-07

RELEASE:                February 7, 2017

CONDUCTOR:          Long Yu - Guo Wenjing, Mozart, Prokofiev

                           Steve Reich - Reich

SOLOIST:                  Tang Junqiao (bamboo flute)

Johnson Li (piano)

Guo Wenjing:              Bamboo Flute Concerto No.2 Wildfire         

Mozart:                        Piano Concerto No.20 in D minor, K.466             

Prokofiev:                   The Love for Three Oranges Suite, Op.33bis                    

Steve Reich:                Tehillim

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-08

RELEASE:                February 14, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Osmo Vänskä – Grieg, Berlioz

Kristjan Järvi - Scriabin

SOLOIST:                  Alice Sara Ott (piano)

     

Edvard Grieg:                         Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16            

Hector Berlioz:            Symphonie fantastique, Op.14     

Scriabin:                      The Poem of Ecstasy, Op.54

Program also includes highlights from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

J.S. Bach:                    Contrapunctus 14               

              

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-09

RELEASE:                February 21, 2017

CONDUCTOR:          Daniele Gatti – Li Huanzhi

Long Yu – Zhao Lin

Chen Xieyang - Tchaikovsky

SOLOIST:                  Yo-Yo Ma (cello), Wu Tong (sheng) – Zhao Lin

Li Huanzhi:                 Spring Festival Overture                                                                   

Zhao Lin:                    Duo       

Tchaikovsky:               Symphony No.4           

Program also includes a highlight from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

Piazzolla:                     Histoire du tango    

                          

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-10

RELEASE:                February 28, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Yang Yang - Szymanowski

                           Zhang Guoyong - Zhu Jian’er

David Stern - Mozart

SOLOIST:                  Guillaume Molko (violin)

Wenmeng Gu (soprano)

 

Brahms:                       Hungarian Dances Nos. 1, 6, 5

Performed by Berlin Philharmonic violins and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra cellos

Szymanowski:             Violin Concerto No.1, Op.35      

Zhu Jian’er:                 Symphony No.1, Op.27   

Mozart:                        “Exsultate, jubilate”                   

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-11

RELEASE:                March 7, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Paavo Järvi - Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Ravel, Stravinsky

                           Daniele Gatti - Verdi     

SOLOIST:                  Christian Tetzlaff (violin)

Sibelius:                       Finlandia, Op.26

Mendelssohn:              Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64

Ravel:                          Mother Goose Suite

Stravinsky:                  The Firebird Suite (1919 version)

Verdi:                          Otello Overture          

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-12

RELEASE:                March 14, 2017

 

CONDUCTOR:          Shui Lan

SOLOIST:                  Sasha Cooke (mezzo-soprano)

Corigliano:                  One Sweet Morning            

Rachmaninoff:            The Isle of the Dead     

Tchaikovsky:               Francesca da Rimini       

Program also includes a highlight from the Shanghai Orchestra Academy:

Mozart:                        Serenade, KV361, No.10         

Debussy (arr.

J. Heidenreich):           Golliwog's Cakewalk from Children’s Corner   

PROGRAM #:          SSO 17-13

RELEASE:                March 21, 2017

Highlights from the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition

CONDUCTOR:          Zhang Jie Min – Mozart

                           Michael Stern - Shostakovich

SOLOIST:                  Christian Tarara (violin) – Mozart

                           Mayu Kishima (violin) - Shostakovich

Mozart:                        Violin Concerto No.3 in G, K. 216

Shostakovich:              Violin Concerto No.1

Program also includes music by Bach, Paganini, Sarasate and Brahms.