China Night

Barbican Hall, London, London, United Kingdom

Friday, August 16, 2019 - 19:30 to 21:30

YE GUOHUI China Overture

XIAN XINGHAI Yellow River Concerto

ZHU JIANER Symphonic Suites: Sketches of Mount Qian

CHEN QIGANG Wu Xing (The Five Elements)

Members of the China Philharmonic Orchestra

Xu Zhong Conductor
Wan Jieni Piano

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

An evening of exquisite music reflecting China’s rich cultural heritage and evoking the natural beauty of this diverse country. This unique concert, one of twelve taking place across the world, celebrates the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of People’s Republic of China and features works by China’s most famous composers including Xian Xinghai’s popular Yellow River Concerto, performed by Chinese piano virtuoso Wan Jieni. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by members of the China Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Xu Zhong, General Director of Shanghai Opera. 

United Kingdom
Barbican Hall, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS