“China’s most venerable orchestra” (The New York Times) makes its Wolf Trap debut in a program led by Music Director Long Yu and featuring cellist and MacArthur Fellow Alisa Weilerstein. Over the past several centuries, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra has emerged as a cultural leader whose musical impact can be felt across Asia and the rest of the world. Celebrate the orchestra’s 140th anniversary by attending this rare U.S. performance!
Qigang Chen: Wu Xing (The Five Elements)
Dvorak: Cello Concerto (Soloist: Alisa Weilerstein)
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
A Pre-Performance Discussion is offered on the Farmhouse Lawn with Rich Kleinfeldt from WETA. These discussions offer insight and interpretation of the evening's performance. They begin 1 hour before the scheduled show time and end with plenty of time to reach your seat before the show starts.