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CHINA NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CHINA NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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January 10, 2018 | 19 H 30

When Film and live musique become a theatrical event!

Direct from China, this concert is a rousing film and music celebration - a combination of a live orchestra concert and projections of inonic films for movie fans of all ages to enjoy. The China Film Symphony Orchestra, the oldest and finest symphony orchestra in China, composed of 80 musicians, will perform a wide assortment of timeless film scores composed by some of the greats, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and James Horner, alongside the visual presentation of scenes from the respective films.

The Orchestra was established in 1949 as the earliest China national symphony orchestra. With the development of film, television, music, and art in China, the Orchestra has performed and recorded the music of nearly 2,000 films, TV dramas and documentaries, and toured more than 40 countries on five continents. The conductor, Pang Ka Pang, is regarded as a highly influential cultural figure in China. Pang has conducted concerts on tours in North America, Europe and Asia, and served twelve years as the conductor of the Chinese New Year Symphony Concert in the Golden Hall of Vienna.

This spectacular event marks the beginning of the 2018 Chinese New Year !