Hours: 2 & 8pm
Address: 881 7th Ave. - 212-247-7800
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra, a unique musical experience combining exquisite Chinese melodies with a grand western symphony will play at Carnegie Hall on October 5. It is the only orchestra that combines both classical Western and Chinese instruments as permanent members. Alongside brass, woodwinds, and strings, the symphony blends traditional Chinese instruments like the two-stringed erhu, the plucked pipa, and ancient percussion. Its program features the best original music from the world-renowned Shen Yun production, highlighted by Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Tchaikovsky’s Polonaise as well as instrumental soloists and Shen Yun’s acclaimed singers.
The concert promises a wealth of outstanding experiences of a perfect blend of Chinese melodies and western masterpieces.
• All-original works: Creation, The Emperor Journeys to the Moon, Phoenix Fairies
• BEETHOVEN Egmont Overture, TCHAIKOVSKY Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
• Instrumental solos, Shen Yun’s tenors and sopranos
For tickets and more information: 800-818-2393 / Symphony.ShenYun.com
“Beautiful sound… strikingly intricate melodies.” NYTheatre.com
“A pleasure to the ear” Opera Online
“A very strong, powerful piece of music.” Gary Daverne, composer, conductor, director and producer
"I was very impressed with the soprano." Alexandra Marc, world-renowned soprano
“Compliments to the composers that are able to integrate the two kinds of instruments. Delightful.” Per Brevig, conductor and professor at The Juilliard School
“So expressive.” Kerry Stratton, conductor of Toronto Concert Orchestra
“I am completely enchanted.” HRH Princess Michael of Kent
Venue Description: One of the most famous performance spaces in the world, and where the biggest orchestras in the world play when they come to New York City. They also offer neighborhood concerts throughout the year, tours of the historic halls, music programming, festivals, and more.