Thursday 9 Feb 2017, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London

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Long Yu conductor

Shenyang bass baritone

Maxim Vengerov violin

Paloma So violin

Li Spring Festival Overture

Tzu Homesickness

Gounod Vous qui faites l'endormie' (Méphistophélès' Serenade), Faust

Liu An Enchanted Night

Tzu Flowers in the Morning Mist

Rachmaninov Ves tabor spit' (Aleko's Cavatina), Aleko


Borodin Polovtsian Dances

Chen / He The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

Sarasate Navarra for two violins and orchestra


Join the Philharmonia Orchestra, Long Yu (Artistic Director of the Beijing Music Festival and Music Director of the China Philharmonic), Maxim Vengerov and a roster of top-flight musicians from East and West for London’s inaugural Chinese New Year Gala Concert, celebrating the Year of the Rooster. In a vivid Spring Festival celebration the programme will be drawn from music from both Western and Chinese cultures.

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