The Charleston Gaillard Center presents

Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

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Feb 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
$27-$87 (+applicable fees)
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Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra @ Charleston Gaillard Center

The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra was established in 1956 along with the construction of the famous Shanghai Opera House and is renowned for its interpretation of classical symphony repertoire. The orchestra performs the masterpieces of the world’s most historic composers such as Beethoveen, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Berlioz, Mahler, Dvorak, Shostakovich, Liszt, Sibelius, Brahms, and Respighi. The Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra additionally plays the works of famous Chinese composers such as Xian Xinghai’s Yellow River and He Zhanhao & Chen Gang’s Butterfly Lovers.

The Orchestra has been conducted by renowned maestros such as Daniel Oren, Lorin Maazel, John Nelson, Thomas Sanderling, Markus Stenz, Zoltan Kocsis, Maurice Peress and Jan Latham-Koenig. The Orchestra has toured to Finland, Italy, UK, Germany, Hong Kong and Macao. Its Principal Conductors are Zhang Chengjie, Lin Yousheng, and Zhang Guoyong.


ZHANG Guoyong, Conductor
HUA Hui, Violin

Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia Gioachino Rossini

Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 Ryotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
Allegro moderato – Moderato assai
Canzonetta: Andante
Finale: Allegro vivacissimo

HUA Hui, Violin


Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 Hector Berlioz
Rêveries – Passions (Daydreams – Passions)
Un bal (A Ball)
Scène aux champs (Scene in the Country)
Marche au supplice (March to the Scaffold)
Songe d’une nuit du sabbat (Dream of the Witches’ Sabbath)

This Performance is part of the Charleston Gaillard center’s Director Series and classic great performance series. 

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Classic Great Performance Series
Director Series