Over 100 pieces world-class orchestra under the baton of the CNSO’s world-renowned chief conductor Maestro Li Xincao will perform one concert only. The concert also features violinist Lü Siqing, the first Asian prizewinner of the Paganini Competition.
The China National Symphony Orchestra, founded in 1956, is the most outstanding Chinese orchestra. The CNSO has been instrumental in promoting and developing the art of symphonic music in China, introducing Chinese audiences to a large repertoire of classical, romantic, modern and contemporary orchestral works by both Western and Asian composers. The CNSO has performed with many world top artists including Herbert von Karajan, Seiji Ozawa, Charles Dutoit, Krystof Penderecki, David Oistrakh, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Martha Argerich, Mischa Maisky, Giuseppe Giacomini, Lang Lang, Li Yundi, Wang Yuja and Han-Na Chang.
During the past decades, the CNSO has undertaken international tours to the USA, the United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Spain, Mexico, Japan, and other cities known as classical music metropolises.