Conductor Dane Lam
Erhu Ma Xiaohui
Pipa Zhao Cong
Violin Zoë Black
Piano Piers Lane
CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT
QSO continues its annual tradition celebrating Chinese New Year — in 2017, Year of the Rooster!
We invite friends of QSO, the Chinese community and the whole of Brisbane to join us for a magnificent program that features a blend of Chinese music and great western masterworks.
Mendelssohn Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream, op.61
Yang The Shepherdess of the Tian Shan Mountains
Rimsky-Korsakov Suite from Le coq d'or (Zolotoy petushok; The Golden Cockerel)
Chindamo American Spirit
Tchaikovsky Finale from The Nutcracker
Bao Dialogue On Flowers
Litolff Concerto symphonique, No.4, op.102, D minor
Xia Farewell, My Concubine
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
Cong Apsaras on the Silk Road
Bao The Little Cowherd
Traditional Jasmine Flower
Tan Dun Eternal Vow from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Concerto
Due to a change in circumstances, violinist Wei Lu is unable to perform at this concert.
'As proud patron of Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Year of the Rooster concert on Thursday 9 February, I have the great pleasure to invite you to experience one of the major events of the Happy Chinese New Year celebrations across Australia. I encourage you to join Queensland Symphony Orchestra in celebrating the Year of the Rooster.'
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of Australia
QSO is pleased to provide free concert programs to further enrich your concert experience. Here you will find detailed notes on the composers and repertoire, and biographies of guest artists.
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