A classic welcome for the New Year

As the year draws to a close, a music feast in celebration of New Year will be held for music lovers.

Austrian conductor Franz Welser-Most, General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera and Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra

As the year draws to a close, a music feast in celebration of New Year will be held for music lovers — the Shanghai Grand Theatre New Year’s Concert 2018 and Shanghai Opera House 2018 Season Opening Performance.

As one of the most influential conductors in the world, Austrian conductor Franz Welser-Most, General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera and Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra will come to Shanghai for the first time for this event. 

The style of this versatile conductor combines typical German precision with Austrian vibes of elegance and peace.

The Shanghai Opera House Orchestra and Chorus will perform two concerts of different styles for music fans. 

Based on masterpieces of Strauss, the first concert features lively and cheerful music including waltz, operetta prelude and polka, fully expressing the style and flavor of a traditional Vienna New Year’s concert. 

The second performance is an inspiring and profound illustration of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in d minor. The performance of “Ode to Joy” will clear your mind of worry and make you get ready for the brand new year.  

Make this your most glamorous and memorable New Year’s eve yet. 

Info

Date: December 30-31, 7:30-10:30pm

Tickets: 80-980 yuan

Venue: Shanghai Grand Theatre

Address: 286 Huangpi Rd N.

黄陂南路286号


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