Chinese New Year Celebration
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Bring the entire family to Symphony Center for a splendid musical celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dog in 2018. Chongqing Chuanju Opera Theatre showcases the dazzling costumes and acrobatic choreography of traditional Chinese opera, performing selections including The Taming of the Gambler and Jin Shan Temple. Zhejiang Symphony Orchestra spotlights traditional Chinese instruments in colorful orchestral arrangements of Chinese folk melodies and favorites from China’s Zhejiang Province.
Preconcert performances in Buntrock Hall from 1:45-2:30 p.m.
The program will feature traditional vocal and instrumental works performed by soloists and ensembles from Dong Fang Performing Arts and Yellow River Performing Arts. The preconcert performance program is free to all ticketholders.
Approximate concert duration: 120 minutes including intermission
This concert is generously sponsored by Ling Z. and Michael C. Markovitz.