The New York-based Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is part of internationally acclaimed Shen Yun Performing Arts. While presenting highlights from Shen Yun's vast, all-original repertoire, the orchestra also performs masterpieces of the classical Western tradition. Its Shen Yun works combine Chinese and Western instruments and draw upon the rich culture of China's 5,000 years. A remarkable achievement, the orchestra melds the spirit and distinctiveness of Chinese music with the precision and power of the Western symphony orchestra.
Program highlights include the following selections:
GAO YUAN--The Emperor Journey to the Moon
NINGFANG CHEN--Phoenix Fairies
GONG CHEN--Spirit of the Han Dynasty
JUNYI TAN & YU DENG--Divine Compassion
TCHAIKOVSKY--Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Works for soprano and orchestra, tenor and orchestra, trumpet and orchestra
Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.