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Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra / Tan Dun, conductor (part of our 2018 Lunar New Year Celebration)

Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:00 PM

Lunar New Year Celebration Special Concerts

The cornerstone event of our 2018 festivities! World-renowned artist Tan Dun conducts one of China's most outstanding orchestras in a program of Stravinsky classics combined with works by Guan Xia and Tan Dun himself.

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Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra
Tan Dun, conductor


Don't miss the cornerstone event of our 2018 Lunar New Year festivities, as world-renowned artist and UNESCO Global Goodwill Ambassador Tan Dun returns to lead one of China's most outstanding orchestras. Bookended by two Stravinsky classics, The Firebird Suite and Fireworks, this fascinating program features Guan Xia's One Hundred Birds Flying Towards the Phoenix with rising star suona soloist Wenwen Liu, a 13th-generation inheritor of her instrument's tradition. Tan Dun also brings his own Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Violoncello: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon--a special concert version of music from his famous Grammy- and Oscar-winning score for the beloved film--with internationally acclaimed soloists Dan Zhu (violin), Jiapeng Nie (cello), and Yumin Wu (piano).

PROGRAM:
Igor Stravinsky: Fireworks
Tan Dun: Triple Concerto for Piano, Violin, and Violoncello: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Guan Xia: One Hundred Birds Flying Towards the Phoenix for Suona and Orchestra
Igor Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919 version)