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The CBSO is coming to China

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will perform its very first concert in mainland China at the end of this year.

The Orchestra will travel to Guangzhou to perform a selection of classical favourites including Tchaikovsky’s Suite from The Sleeping Beauty and Elgar’s Enigma Variations at the Guangzhou Opera House on Friday 30 December in the first of two concerts in the city.

Friday 30 December 2016, 8.00pm
Guangzhou Opera House

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is one of the UK’s leading symphony orchestras with a renowned reputation at home and around the world. 

The CBSO in China

Stephen Maddock, Chief Executive of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, introduces the orchestra and its upcoming debut tour to China over the New Year period 2016/2017.


The CBSO tour to China 2016/17

The Conductor

Vassily Sinaisky

 

The Soloist

James Ehnes

China tour introduction

For the first time in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s 96-year history, the orchestra will embark on a tour to mainland China across the New Year period in December 2016 and January 2017.


Concert dates

Tour schedule

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will be performing five concerts during their debut tour to China across the New Year festivities in December 2016 and January 2017.

 

The Orchestra will visit four cities on across the following dates:

 

- Friday 30 December 2016

- Saturday 31 December 2016

- Sunday 1 January 2017

- Tuesday 3 January 2017

- Thursday 5 January 2017

 

Guangzhou

Friday 30 December 2016, 8.00pm

Guangzhou Opera House





Guangzhou

Saturday 31 December 2016, 8.00pm

Guangzhou Opera House





Changsha

Sunday 1 January 2017, 8.00pm

Changsha Concert Hall





Shanghai

Tuesday 3 January 2017, 7.30pm

Shanghai Grand Theatre





Beijing

Thursday 5 January 2017, 7.30pm

NCPA, Beijing





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