About Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra
Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1982 with the support of the Shenzhen Municipal Government. The orchestra has grown into one of China’s finest professional orchestras. The orchestra has since distinguished itself as having a high level of excellence and a rising international profile.
The orchestra has toured regularly around China since 1987, making stops in many cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Sichuan and Xinjiang. The orchestra has also done regional tours in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao in that time. On the international stage, it has toured in over four continents, spanning countries such as the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Italy, France, Turkey, South Africa, United States, Singapore, Indonesia, India, Korea, Thailand and other cities and has received international acclaims. Since 1994, the orchestra has participated in major festivals including the 4th China Art Festival, 3rd China-International Piano Concerto Competition, Beijing Modern Music Festival, National Center for the Performing Arts Festival, Turkey Istanbul Music Festival, Izmir Music Festival, Ankala Music Festival, Ravello Wagner Music Festival and French Dinar Music Festival. They have received many praises in regard to these various performances. They have also been involved in many events on the CCTV. In 2013, the orchestra was invited by UNESCO to perform the Confucian Symphony ”Ode to Humanity” at the UNESCO Headquarters City Hall.