Artists: Chen Sa (pianist), China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra, Fan Tao (conductor), Francesco Libetta (pianist), Lu Siqing (violin), China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra, Andrea Obiso (violin), Massimo Spada (pianist), National Institute of Dramatic Art of Italy, Yu Kuizhi (opera), Li Shengsu (opera), Daniele Cipriani Entertainment, National Ballet of China
Location: Online
Date: 22 – 26.11.2021
Category: Performance

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Italy, an online concert was held featuring top artists from both countries. This production presents exceptional renditions of piano, violin, drama, chorus, Peking Opera and dance.

Playlist:

1. The Second Movement of The Yellow River Piano Concerto
Pianist: Chen Sa
Presenter: China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fan Tao

2. Piano Solo Venice and Naples: Song and Tarantella
Performed by: Francesco Libetta

3. Chorus Fly, Thoughts! On Golden Wings (from the opera Nabucco)
Presenter: Saint Cecilia Orchestra and Chorus
Conductor: Antonio Pappano

4. Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (the abridged version)
Violin soloist: Lu Siqing
Presenter: China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fan Tao

5. Violin Solo Throbs of My Heart (Variations on a theme by Rossini, Tancredi)
Violin soloist: Andrea Obiso
Piano accompaniment: Massimo Spada

6. Excerpt from drama Two Gentlemen of Verona
Presenter: National Institute of Dramatic Art of Italy

7. Excerpt from Peking Opera The Palace of Eternal Life
Performed by: Yu Kuizhi, Li Shengsu

8. Dance The Creation of Prometheus
Presenter: Daniele Cipriani Entertainment

9. Ballet Apsaras in Dunhuang
Presenter: National Ballet of China

ORGANISERS
Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Italy
Il Forum Culturale Cina-Italia

CO-ORGANISERS
China Arts and Entertainment Group Ltd.

PRESENTERS
National Ballet of China
China Broadcasting Film Symphony Orchestra
National Institute of Dramatic Art of Italy
Saint Cecilia Orchestra and Chorus (Italy)
Daniele Cipriani Entertainment (Italy)