Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is back, with a new tour starting September 2018! Accentuating the beauty of ancient Chinese instruments amidst the grandeur of a Western symphony, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra draws on cherished ancient melodies and delightful musical styles to create a brand new, yet wonderfully familiar, experience. Come enjoy original compositions from Shen Yun’s world-famous production, as well as timeless classical masterpieces and appearances by Shen Yun’s celebrated sopranos, tenors. The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra is part of the Shen Yun Performing Arts organization, a classical Chinese dance and music company that performs in over 100 cities around the world. The music draws upon China’s 5,000 years of civilization, breathing new life into musical themes and styles from ancient times.
2018 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
This year’s repertoire is a refreshingly diverse and fast-paced experience sure to delight both seasoned concertgoers and those new to classical music. The performance features Shen Yun’s most celebrated original compositions and award-winning singers along with timeless orchestral classics by Wagner, Sarasate, and Tchaikovsky.
SHEN YUN ORIGINAL WORKS
Tang Dynasty Training Ground Martial rhythms and staccato pipa call to attention the warriors of the mighty Tang Dynasty.
Lofty Spirits on the Grasslands Across the boundless grasslands, spirited Mongolians welcome their guests from afar.
Soaring Handkerchiefs Lively erhu and vibrant folk tunes mark this playful composition from northeast China.
Wagner: Kaisermarsch Honoring Germany’s victory in the Franco-Prussian War, this Imperial March features exultant horns and sweeping melodies celebrating the birth of a new nation.
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy Sarasate’s virtuosic arrangement of iconic themes from Bizet’s popular opera, Carmen, is one of the most fascinating, and challenging, masterpieces in the violin repertoire.
Tchaikovsky: Waltz from Sleeping Beauty One of Tchaikovsky’s seminal works, Sleeping Beauty Waltz (suite from the ballet) is easily recognizable and utterly pleasing.
Program is subject to change.
For information, please visit the Shen Yun website or call 1-888-997-4697.