The prestigious Chinese Music Orchestra will make its return Australian tour with the very special musical event, Treasures of A Nation: Chinese New Year Concert 2017.
With a history of over 50 years, the China National Opera and Dance Theatre’s renowned national-level orchestra led by conductor Hong Xia and principal gaohu soloist Bai Miao performs music that merges traditional Chinese style with contemporary music. The orchestra has a unique artistic style that is composed of over 50 musicians many of whom have taken part in national and international instrumental music competitions and received many prizes.
Treasures of A Nation promises to be a transcendent experience that merges ancient and modern art form, showcasing China’s diverse musical heritage and introducing audiences to a new world of music, stunning visuals and virtuosity. Soaring melodies from both traditional Chinese style and contemporary music are guaranteed to ring in the year of the Rooster in breathtaking cultural style.
The Orchestra use a combination of western and eastern instruments including the sheng, an ancient flute, the liuqin mandolin, and the gaohu and erhu, sometimes referred to as “the Chinese fiddle”.
The Orchestra has performed in India, South Africa and Canada. This is their second visit to Australia, following a successful Chinese New Year 2016 Concert.
Venues & Dates:
Sydney City Recital Hall, 6 Feb 7:30pm
Host by China Cultural Centre in Sydney
Book at http://www.cityrecitalhall.com or call 02 8256 2222
Melbourne Recital Centre, 9 Feb 7:30pm
Book at http://www.melbournerecital.com.au or call 03 9699 3333
Brisbane QPAC Concert Hall, 12 Feb 7:30pm
Book at http://www.qpac.com.au or call 07 3846 4444
Hobart Federation Concert Hall, 14 Feb 7:00pm
Book at http://www.tso.com.au or call 03 6232 4450
Canberra ANU Llewellyn Hall, 16 Feb 7:30pm
Book at http://www.ticketek.com.au or call 132 849