Breeze from Cannes
Updated: 2007-04-26 10:01
The "Cannes Provence Alpes Cote d'Azur Regional Orchestra" is a 30 year old professional orchestra from Cannes in France. Together with its permanent conductor and artistic director Philippe Bender, the 40-strong orchestra will play with Xu Zhong, one of China's most internationally renowned pianists and conductors, who's also the executive Artistic Director of Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Shanghai-born violinist Le Zhang, winner of several national and international awards, including the first prize in the National Violin Competition of China, will also play.
On the 27th there will be Beethoven and the 28th features Ravel, Mendelssohn and Beethoven. Both nights start at 7.30pm.
Orchestre de Cannes Concert
Date/Time: 7:30pm, April 27 and April 28.
Location: Shanghai Oriental Art Center, 425 Dingxianglu, near Central Boulevard
Tickets: RMB 80-580