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Pizzicato: 35 Years of Shanghai Quartet: Beethoven forever

Pizzicato: 35 Years of Shanghai Quartet: Beethoven forever

35 years ago, one of today's foremost chamber ensembles, the Shanghai Quartet, was formed at the Shanghai Conservatory. Since that year they have played around 3000 concerts and recorded 35 albums. Remy Franck met First violinist and founding member Weigang Li in his native Shanghai.

Pizzicato: Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition Announces Record Number of Applicants

Pizzicato: Shanghai Isaac Stern Competition Announces Record Number of Applicants

Organizers for the Shanghai Isaac Stern International Violin Competition (SISIVC) announced that a total of 174 applicants have been submitted for this year’s edition, an increase of more than 22% from the inaugural competition in 2016 (142 applicants).

Pizzicato: Shanghai Orchestra Academy collaborates with the European Youth Orchestra

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Shanghai Orchestra Academy

Over ten members of the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) paid a visit to Shanghai Orchestra Academy (SOA) from October 23 and 27, 2017. During the five-day visit, young musicians from several European countries, including the UK, France, Germany and Bulgaria, performed alongside SOA students in routine rehearsals. In addition, SOA organized a series of cultural events, including an educational exchange lecture, giving the European visitors an extraordinary opportunity to learn about Chinese customs and traditions.

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