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Saturday 17 February 2024 at 7.30pm
Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Li Biao conductor
Cathy-Di Zhang soprano
Caroline Almonte


钢琴: 卡洛兰·阿尔蒙特


Li Spring Festival Overture
Qiufeng Pamir, How Beautiful My Home Town
Liu & Mao Dance of the Yao Tribes
Puccini Gianni Schicchi: O mio babbino caro
Yin Chengzong, Chu Wanghua, Sheng Lihong, Liu Zhuang Yellow River Piano Concerto: 2nd movement (based on the cantata by Xian Xinghai)
Dvořák Symphony No.9 From the New World


李焕之 | 《春节序曲》
郑秋枫 |《帕米儿,我的家乡多么美》
刘铁山、茅沅 |《瑶族舞曲》
普契尼 – 贾尼·斯基基 : O mio babbino caro
殷承宗、储望华、盛礼洪、刘庄 《黄河钢琴协奏曲》: 第二章 (根据冼星海作品改编)
德沃夏克 | 第9号交响曲《自新世界》

About this performance

Welcome the Year of the Dragon with soprano Cathy-Di Zhang and the MSO performing evocative selections by Qiufeng and Puccini, conducted by Li Biao.

This program also features Dvořák's ever-popular New World symphony – voted #1 in the ABC Classic 100!

Join us for one of 2024’s cultural highlights in a program that blends Chinese and Western masterworks to celebrate cross-cultural connections through music.

Duration: approx. 1 hour and 45 minutes including interval



本次演出还将包含德沃夏克的《新世界》——高踞ABC Classic 100榜首的高人气交响乐曲!

本次音乐盛宴融汇中西方大师杰作,是2024 年文化亮点之一。欢迎前来观赏,通过音乐共庆跨文化交流与联系!

演出时长:约 1 小时 45 分钟(含中场休息)


*Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances, Hui He is unable to appear as originally scheduled, and Xu Zhong has had to return home to China. While this is unfortunate news, we are pleased to announce that Li Biao will make his MSO debut. Maestro Li is the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Beijing Symphony, and Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, and we look forward to welcoming him to Melbourne for this special concert.

2023 Li Family Trust 600

Generously supported by the Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne, Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, and the Li Family Trust.


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