Shanghai Symphony to launch “Isaac Stern violin competition”

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra announced launch of new competition for violin names with the prefix violin legend Isaac Stern.
Isaac is also well known among Chinese by documentary film “From Mao to Mozart” which won Oscar 1980. Read More…

MISA 2015 program details has been announced

6th MISA(Music in Summer Air) will be held from July 4th with welcoming New York Philharmonic w/ Alan Gilbert as a guest orchestra.

Highlights of 2015

July 4  NYP with Alan Gilbert(Opening Gala)

July 5  NYP with Charles Dutoit and Emanuel Ax

July6  Berlin Philharmonic Brass

July 15 Steve Reich with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

July 17 Cameron Carpenter(org) with SSO


For ticket inquiry please call

4008 210522 (Domestic)

Official Website

Little tips for buying ticket for Shanghai Symphony Hall is Europe based ticket agency.

They covers Shanghai Symphony Hall as a venue and their offer is looks like cheaper than offers in Hall’s official(Why? I have no idea). Additionally They accept international credit card or Paypal, and moreover they offer service in English language.

Link:’s Shanghai Symphony Hall page

MISA 2015 in Shanghai will be Jul7-18

1550503misaOne of iconic event in Shanghai’s summer, this year’s MISA(Music In Summer Air) will be 2015/Jul/7-18 according to their document calling for volunteer.

MISA is directed by Chinese giant conductor Long Yu and Charles Dutoit and its already 5th in this year.



Shanghai Symphony Orchestra Official website

947 Music Festival

“Maestro Maisky will be your driver” campaign

947 Music Festival in mid of May, announces pretty unique campaign, which named”“经典947”:麦斯基“当司机”(“Maestro Maisky will be your driver”)!”.

Detail of the prize is as below.
– Round transportation to Shanghai(believe domesitic only…)
– Accomodation for 2 nights at Shanghai
– 2days(May16&17) VIP tickets for 947 Festival
– Rights to ride same car to the concert venue with Maestro Maisky!
*Although title says “driver”, we don’t think he will.

■ How to apply
From May4th to 7th, at FM94.7’s 《与你共享》(12:00-) and 《轻松乐逍遥》(17:00-) quiz about Maestro will be on the test.You may call 021-62950947 to answer that quiz.
Eight(2 programme x 4 days) lucky people will get947’s special Bluetooth speaker and nominated to semi final at May11《与你共享》, then last two person will be step forward to final at next day’s
real final.



May 16 “Voice of Piece” Concert

May 17 “Maisky and Bamberger Symphoniker” Concert


Wuliangye(五粮液) signed Five years £500k sponsorship with Philharmonia Orchestra

Wuliangye(五粮液) group, Chinese top Baijiu (Chinese alcoholic beverage) manufacturer signed five years £500k sponsorship with Philharmonia Orchestra as “Principal International Partner”.

Official announcement from orchestra says its “is the first of its kind, bringing together one of China’s premiere brands with one of the UK’s cultural leaders”.

Orchestra’s current major sponsor includes BB Energy, Citi Bank, Elephant Communications, Krug, McDermott Will & Emery, Meridien Piccadilly and sappi.

Philharmonia Orchestra with Vladimir Ashkenazy is planning China tour at June 2015, at Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre (June 17&18) and Beijing NCPA(20&21).

Source: Philharmonia Orchestra “Wuliangye announced as Philharmonia’s New Principal International Partner “

Philharmonia Orchestra China tour Shanghai Detail (Chinese )

Philharmonia Orchestra China tour Beijing Detail (Chinese)