Now in its seventh year, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra's Chinese New Year concert has become one of Australia's major cultural highlights.
Held on Friday 31 January at Hamer Hall, this unique musical celebration will be led by eminent Chinese conductor Yi Zhang and feature one of the most important Chinese compositions in the world today.
The Yellow River Piano Concerto is more than music; it's a symbol of the irrepressible spirit of the Chinese people.
Pianist Jieni Wan makes her MSO debut with this passionate and thrilling concerto. Also on the program are works by Melbourne-based Chinese composers Julian Yu and Wanghua Chu.
Julian Yu Homage to Beethoven
Wanghua Chu Silk Road Symphony III: Presto alla danza
Chengzong Yin, Wanghua Chu, Lihong Sheng and Zhuang Liu Yellow River Piano Concerto
Mendelssohn Symphony No.3 Scottish
Celebrate the Year of the Rat at this spectacular event which will blend eastern and western musical traditions. Tickets are now on sale and priced between $45.00 - $149.00. Secure your tickets at www.artscentremelbourne.com.au
Tickets are now on sale and priced between $45.00 - $149.00. Secure your tickets at www.artscentremelbourne.com.au