Shanghai Symphony Orchestra | Wolf Trap
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Shanghai Symphony OrchestraLong Yu, conductorAlisa Weilerstein, cello

WED 8/14 8:00 PM


Tix start at
Gates Open
6:30 PM
Filene Center
1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22812
“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!

RepertoireQigang Chen: Wu Xing (The Five Elements)
Dvorak: Cello Concerto (Soloist: Alisa Weilerstein)
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances

Pre-Performance activities

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.

Family Four Pack

Buy three (3) Prime Rear Orchestra, Prime Orchestra, or Orchestra tickets and receive a fourth ticket for free!

All four tickets must be purchased in one transaction. All tickets must be for the same performance.


YOUNG AT ARTS TICKETS Wolf Trap's Young at Arts initiative invites families and caregivers to introduce children (17 and under) to the arts by offering one free accompanying youth ticket for each adult ticket purchased for select performances.

Dan and Gayle D’Aniello,
Wolf Trap 2019 Season Underwriters
PNC Premier Sponsor, 2019 Summer Season

WED 8/14 8:00 PM