World’s Best 10 Symphony Orchestras in Classical Music Gramophone released the results of the polls conducted among a panel of renowned music critics for the world’s best symphony orchestras in classical music. Factors considered in the deliberations were concert performances, recording output, contributions made to both local and national communities, and the ability of their […]
I Felt I Was in Heaven Standing Ovation for Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra at Houston and Dallas, Texas
After tremendous success in Washington, Boston, and New York, the Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra’s two-day drive to Texas was rewarded with long standing ovations in Houston and Dallas.
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra went on board its first ever concert tour in the USA. The concert tour began at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington DC, and culminated in San Francisco at the Davies Symphony Hall.
Philadelphia Orchestra has made history in all kinds of ways. They are first to appear on national television in 1948 and the first orchestra to utilize an online live stream in 1997.
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra composers, Junyi Tan’s and Jing Xian’s answers to 1. “How do you utilize the characteristics of both Western and Chinese instruments in your compositions?” and 2. “What are the differences between traditional Chinese and Western instruments?”
The Boston Symphony call themselves “the world’s largest orchestral operation,” but L.A. Philharmonic annual spending has exceeded Boston Symphony’s. Which one indeed is the largest?
With lockouts, deficits, and dwindling audiences, classical ensembles fight for survival. Symphonies in different cities over the past 2 years have all encountered strikes/lockouts partly because of the weak economy.