Shanghai Chinese Orchestra

Concert Hall

The cornerstone event of our festivities! Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra for our KC Lunar New Year 2020.

Wed. Jan. 22, 2020 8p.m.

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The Shanghai Chinese Orchestra

Shanghai Chinese Orchestra
Tang Muhai, conductor

Don't miss the cornerstone event of our Lunar New Year celebration as world-renowned, Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to lead the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra in a special concert. Orchestra members are specialized in instruments such as erhu, also known as the Chinese violin; bamboo flute; sheng, a wind instrument consisting of multiple reed pipes; ruan or moon guitar; and zheng or zither. 

About Tang Muhai: 

Tang Muhai is a world-renowned Chinese maestro of conducting. He is the laureled conductor of China National Symphony Orchestra and art director of Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, and Harbin Symphony Orchestra.

Don't forget to check out the KC Cafe! Starting 1/22, there will be a special menu for dinner to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.

Additional Support is provided by Anne and Chris Reyes.

All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

All ticket prices are subject to change based on demand. Purchase early to lock in prices and the best seats!