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Chinese New Year 2013-14

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A Celebration of the Chinese New Year

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Honorary Gala Chairmen
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice R. Greenberg
H.E. Ambassador SUN Guoxiang and Madam WANG Min

Gala Co-Chairmen
Angela Chen
Guoqing Chen and Ming Liu
Gary W. Parr
Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar L. Tang
Shirley Young

Long Yu, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Jian Wang, cello
Song Zuying, vocalist

Program to include:

  • Tan Dun The Triple Resurrection
       Music from Hero; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; and The Banquet
  • Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
  • Li Huanzhi Spring Festival Overture
  • Tchaikovsky Variations on a Rococo Theme
  • Dvořák Romance for Violin and Orchestra
  • Bai Chengren/Ouyang Changlin Arr. Long Weihua, "Little Back-Basket"
  • Luo Xiuying and Zheng Hanfeng/Hu Rui Arr. Long Weihua "Soaring Song of Miaoling"
  • Xu Peidong/Zheng Nan "Flying Song of the Earth"

Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center

Pre-Concert Reception 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Concert 7:30 p.m.
Dinner follows on the Grand Promenade

Traditional Chinese Attire or Black Tie

To purchase a table or order tickets to the Gala, download and fill out this form and email to Jennifer Levine at or fax to (212) 875-5929.

or mail to:
New York Philharmonic
Avery Fisher Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023

Starr International Foundation is the Presenting Sponsor of the Gala.

China International Culture Association, a non-profit social organization dedicated to people-to-people cultural exchange, celebrates 35 years of U.S.–China relations.

Happy Chinese New Year
The ancient character for Spring, being used worldwide, authorized by China’s Ministry of Culture to celebrate the Lunar New Year

As of January 27, 2014

Photo credits: Long Yu, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra; Cho-Liang Lin, Paul Body; Yuja Wang, Felix Broede; Jian Wang, Xu Bin

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