Ningbo Symphony Orchestra in Austria August 2024

Bridging Cultures Through Music

The Ningbo Symphony Orchestra, renowned for its profound artistry and cultural significance, is set to captivate audiences in Vienna, Austria, with two exceptional performances on August 2nd and August 3rd, 2024. These concerts, conducted by the esteemed Yu Ji, will highlight the orchestra’s versatile repertoire and dedication to bridging cultures through the universal language of music

Ningbo Symphony Orchestra in Ningbo



About Ningbo Symphony Orchestra

Founded in 2015, the Ningbo Symphony Orchestra has risen to prominence in the global classical music scene. Based in Ningbo, China, the orchestra is celebrated for its dynamic performances and innovative programming. Since its establishment, it has attracted top talent from world-famous conservatories, fostering a professional atmosphere. Under the artistic direction of Yu Feng, the ensemble has cultivated a diverse repertoire that spans Western classical masterpieces and contemporary works, as well as traditional Chinese music.

The NBSO has participated in significant national events and toured internationally in Italy, Poland, Bulgaria, and South Korea, earning widespread acclaim. These performances have showcased Ningbo’s cultural charm and enhanced the orchestra’s global reputation. The orchestra’s commitment to cultural exchange and musical excellence has made it a pivotal force in fostering international understanding and collaboration through music.

The NBSO also dedicated to making classical music accessible through educational programs and citywide concerts. Its celebrated summer masters’ open class, “Aesthetic Education Enlightens Wisdom,” promoting music appreciation and nurturing future talents. Additionally, the NBSO hosts the Ningbo International Vocal Competition, a prestigious event recognized by the World Federation of International Music Competitions, attracting top artists from around the world and providing a platform for showcasing exceptional talent.


Conductor Yu Ji

Highlights of Concerts in Austria

In August 2024, the Ningbo Symphony Orchestra will perform in Vienna, Austria, reflecting its mission of cultural exchange. The program will blend Western and Eastern musical traditions, celebrating cultural diversity and the unifying power of music, promising a unique experience for the Viennese audience. The two concerts in Vienna will feature an exquisite selection of pieces that reflect the Ningbo Symphony Orchestra’s wide-ranging musical capabilities.

1st Concert on August 2, 2024 at the Concert Hall Muth

The concert will open with Mozart’s lively Overture to “La clemenza di Tito,” followed by Tan Dun’s “Concerto for Pipa and Orchestra,” featuring pipa soloist Yu Yuanchun. This piece blends traditional Chinese music with modern orchestral elements. The evening will conclude with Beethoven’s dynamic Symphony No. 7, showcasing the orchestra’s classical strength.

Pipia Soloist Yu Yuanchun


2nd Concert on August 3rd, 2024 at the Neue Bastei, Kasematten, Wr. Neustadt

The concert will start with Mozart’s Overture to “La clemenza di Tito,” followed by operatic arias from Verdi, Rossini, Mozart, Donizetti, and Gounod, performed by international soloists. Highlights include “Ecco l’animata natura” from Verdi’s “Don Carlo” and “Largo al factotum” from Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” The evening will end with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, demonstrating the orchestra’s excellence in symphonic performance.


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