Suzhou Chinese Orchestra commences its first European tour in Hamburg, Germany
At 8 p.m. local time on January 16, Hamburg Laeiszhalle Concert Hall, located in the center of Hamburg, Germany, was ablaze with lights and crowds, and a fantastic concert was being held. This is the first performance of the grand Chinese Orchestra Concert of Suzhou Chinese Orchestra "Chinese Music with Suzhou Charm" in 13 cities of 9 European countries. The concert was directed by Pang Kapang, a famous conductor, artistic director and chief conductor of the orchestra. Zhu Changyao, a famous Erhu performer and artistic instructor of the orchestra, and more than 90 young musicians together brought a passionate concert. Du Xiaohui, Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in Hamburg, and more than 1,000 local audiences attended the performance.
Du Xiaohui, Consul General of the Chinese Consulate-General in Hamburg, took a photo with Director Pang Kapang, Zhu Changyao and all the members of the orchestra after the concert. He praised the orchestra's performance. "Tonight's performance was very successful," he said. Generally speaking, it is the soul of China, the south wind of the Yangtze River, the rhyme of Suzhou and the cooperation. We believe that the European tour of the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra will play an important role in promoting Sino-German friendship and will certainly set off a new Chinese fever in Europe! "