Peking Fantasy

May 13, 2019 -

The Philadelphia Orchestra, with members of the Shanghai Philharmonic, gave the January world premiere of Peng-Peng Gong’s Symphony No. 10, Peking Fantasy. The Philadelphia Inquirer wrote of the work: ” musical language...gorgeous...highly original sounds...vivid episodes.”  Six World Folk Songs and his Symphony No. 8 were premiered by the Shanghai Philharmonic on April 27th.  See full videos and the composer's playlist.

January 11, 2019 -

Peng-Peng Gong's Symphony No. 10: Peking Fantasy, will receive its U.S. Premiere on January 29 with a joint Chinese New Year concert featuring The Philadelphia Orchestra led by Kensho Watanabe, side by side with the Shanghai Philharmonic, Liang Zhang conductor, at Kimmel Hall. The work is a grand orchestral homage to Peking Opera, the crowning heritage of traditional Chinese performing arts.

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