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Chinese New Year Celebration with the New York Philharmonic

The New York Philharmonic ushers in the Year of the Rooster with a festive concert featuring Puccini’s ravishing Turandot; beloved Chinese folk and art songs; a new trumpet concerto, Joie Éternelle (Eternal Joy); and Ravel’s immortal Boléro — which crescendos into an auspicious new year of good fortune!

When:
January 31, 2017 7:30pm
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Program to Include:

  • Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
  • Traditional: "A Little Path"
  • Adam: "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman," from Le Toreador 
  • Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
  • Chen Qigang: Joie Eternelle (Eternal Joy), for trumpet and orchestra (U.S. Premiere)
  • Huang Zi/Arr. Bao Yuankai: "Three Rose Wishes"
  • Puccini: "Signore, ascolta!" from Turandot
  • Li Qingzhu: "I Live Beside the Yangtze River"
  • Ravel: Bolero

Artists

  • Long Yu: Conductor
  • Sumi Jo: Soprano
  • Alison Balsom: Trumpet
  • Frank Huang: Violin
  • Robert Langevin: Flute
Cost: 
$35-110
Phone Number: 
(212) 875-5656

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