The concert of the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra "Happy Spring Festival in Commemoration of the 70th Anni
At 7 p.m. local time on February 7, the lowest temperature outside St. Petersburg, Russia, dropped to 10 degrees below zero, but the Mariinsky Theatre was filled with applauses by excited audiences! The grand Chinese orchestra concert "Happy Spring Festival in Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia" organized by the Suzhou Chinese Orchestra was being held here. As the "Happy Spring Festival" project of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the cultural exchange project of Jiangsu Art Fund, the concert was also the 12th performance of the orchestra's European tour. Zhang Wei, acting Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in St. Petersburg, and 1500 audiences attended the concert that night. The famous online platform Medici.tv has carried out live broadcasting on the global network.
Zhang Wei, acting Consul General of the Chinese Consulate General in St. Petersburg, took a photo with the artists after the concert. He said, "Welcome Suzhou Chinese Orchestra to visit St. Petersburg! After watching tonight's concert, I was amazed! Suzhou Chinese Orchestra is a one-year-old orchestra formed by young artists from Taiwan, Hong Kong, Canada, Singapore and other regions and countries. It is full of vigor and is very representative. The orchestra is committed to the inheritance and innovation of Chinese music, fully demonstrating the core and essence of Chinese culture! This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Russia. Suzhou Chinese Orchestra visiting St. Petersburg at the beginning of the new year is the opening of the cultural exchange between China and Russia in 2019. On behalf of the Chinese Consulate General in St. Petersburg, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude! "