China National Symphony Orchestra

China National Symphony Orchestra


February 18, 2018 at 7 p.m.

Schwartz Center for Performing Arts
Emerson Concert Hall

Part of the 2017-2018 Candler Concert Series.

Creators of an orchestral tradition unique to China, CNSO will be led by phenom conductor Tan Dun. Dun is celebrated for his award-winning film scores, has conducted the world's leading orchestras, and collaborated in performance with such legendary artists ast Yo-Yo Ma, Plácido Domingo, Lang Lang, and more.

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Artist Bios

China National Symphony Orchestra

China’s national symphony, the China National Symphony Orchestra (CNSO), is one of the most outstanding professional symphony orchestras in China. Originally founded as the Central Philharmonic Orchestra of China in 1956, the orchestra was restructured and renamed in 1996. Leading the CNSO into the future are Honorary Artistic Director Tan Dun (composer and conductor), Director Guan Xia (composer), Laureate Conductor Muhai Tang, Principal Resident Conductor Li Xincao, and Principal Guest Conductor En Shao. 

The CNSO is made up of an outstanding team of instrumentalists, many of whom

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