• Wolf Trap: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

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    Name: Wolf Trap: Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
    Date: August 14, 2019
    Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    with Long Yu as conductor and Alisa Weilerstein on cello

    “China’s most venerable orchestra” (The New York Times) makes its Wolf Trap debut in a program led by Music Director Long Yu and featuring cellist and MacArthur Fellow Alisa Weilerstein. Over the past several centuries, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra has emerged as a cultural leader whose musical impact can be felt across Asia and the rest of the world. Celebrate the orchestra’s 140th anniversary by attending this rare U.S. performance!


    • Qigang Chen: Wu Xing (The Five Elements)

    • Dvorak: Cello Concerto (Soloist: Alisa Weilerstein)

    • Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

    Pre-Performance Discussion is offered on the Old Farmhouse Lawn. These discussions offer insight and interpretation of the evening's performance. They begin 1 hour before the scheduled show time and end with plenty of time to reach your seat before the show starts.

    Shanghai Symphony Orchestra


    The Filene Center
    1551 Trap Rd.
    Vienna, VA 

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