Intermusica’s Tours & Projects department looks forward to a busy schedule of Asia tours in 2013
Published: 01 October 2012
Category: Tours & Projects
Intermusica’s Tours & Projects department looks forward to a busy schedule of Asia tours in 2013. Touring projects in spring and summer include:
- Following two previous tours, including their debut in 2009, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and Kapellmeister Riccardo Chailly return to China and Taiwan in March 2013. The orchestra will perform two programmes in six concerts across four cities – Beijing (9 & 10 March), Tianjin (12 March), Taipei (15 & 16 March) and Kaohsiung (17 March).
- The Academy of Ancient Music tours to China, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong in June 2013, performing their The Four Seasons programme: Vivaldi’s concertos interspersed with baroque arias for soprano (Sunhae Im in Korea; Elin Manahan Thomas in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong).
- The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, visits China, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong in August 2013, following the choir’s debut concerts in China in October 2010 and return in July 2011.
- Les Musiciens du Louvre, Grenoble – conducted by founder Marc Minkowski – will perform at the Hong Kong Arts Festival in March 2013 in repertoire by Rameau and Gluck.
- The Royal Scottish National Orchestra will be in China for the New Year. Departing just after the Christmas 2012, the debut tour begins in the south at the Guangzhou Xinghai Concert Hall on 30 December, followed by two concerts at the Shenzhen Concert Hall on New Year’s Eve. The second concert, a New Year Gala featuring polkas, waltzes and Auld Lang Syne, will include a piper in traditional Scots dress. The next stop at the start of 2013 is Beijing, where the orchestra will perform at the National Centre for Performing Arts on 2 January and to Tianjin to perform at the newly opened Grand Theatre on 3 January. The tour the travels south to Macau where the final concert on 5 January will take place at the Cultural Centre of Macau.