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Shanghai Jiaotong University Symphony Orchestra

UCLA & InterCulture Association present two time International Competition gold medal winner, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Symphony Orchestra & China's Acclaimed Conductor, Mr. Cao Peng.

September 25, 2009 8:00pm to 12:00am

Tentative repertoire:

1. Opera: La Forza Del Destino (Verdi)
2. Night of the Torch Festival from 'Symphonic Poem of Yunnan’( Wang Xilin)
3. Violin Concerto “Butterfly Lover”
4.. Hungarian Rhapsody No.2 (Franz Liszt)
5. Hunting on the Mountains (Peking opera)
6. Hundreds of Birds Worshipping the Phoenix       
(Folk music from Shandong province, China)
7. Festival in Bagdad( Rimsky-Korsakov)                                                      
Established in 1896, SJTU has a long history of arts education. It has had its own symphonic orchestra since 1920s. Twice the winner of gold medals in the international band competition in 2001 and 2003, the Orchestra is under the direction of the world acclaimed director Cao Peng, former Chief Conductor of Shanghai Symphonic Orchestra before his retirement. The Orchestra has performed in many countries around the world, including Germany, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Japan and New Zealand. This will be their first visit to the United States.

Event  Location & Parking:
Schoenberg Hall - 1100 Schoenberg Music Building
$10 in Lot 2 (corner of Hilgard Avenue and Westholme Avenue)

Free & Open Seating