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Shanghai Concert Hall

Shanghai Concert Hall was originally named Nanjing Theater when it established on March 26th, 1930. It was a grand building with a classical western architectural style, which was the first one in Shanghai being designed by a Chinese architect. It has ancient Romanesque pillars and marble stairs in the north hall, huge dome inside the theater as well as parapets with delicate carvings. During the early years of the theater, movies, acrobatics, circuses, dramas and Chinese local operas were mainly shown here. The theater was the first one in Shanghai screening foreign movies.

In 1950, it was renamed Beijing Cinema. In 1959, the present name of Shanghai Concert Hall was adopted. Since then, it has been one of the most popular centers for music activities in the city. The hall was rebuilt in 2002 and reopened in 2003. The new hall aims at showing the public quality classical music, including symphony, chamber music, solo, ensemble, jazz, vocal concert and traditional Chinese music.

With advanced acoustics equipment and elegant surroundings, Shanghai Concert Hall has been favored by many artists and bands in recent years. So far a great number of world famous musicians and orchestras have performed here, including the Chamber Music Ensemble of US Philadelphia Orchestra, Julia String Quartet, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Italy International Orchestra, Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Tel Aviv violinist Pinchas Zukerman, Isaac Stern, Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo, Polish female pianist La Rocha as well as Chinese pianists Fou Ts'ong and Yin Chengzong.

 Address: No. 523, East Yan'an Road, Huangpu District
Transportation: Take bus nos. 17, 18, 23, 71, 126, 127, 518, 925, 936, Tunnel Line 4, or subway lines 1, 2 or 8.
Ticket Booking Hotline: 400-8918182

2015-2016 Performance Schedule:

Performance Date Ticket (CNY)
Patel Philippe 2015 Christmas Concert Dec. 4, 19:30 (Fri.) 80, 180, 280, 380
German and Austrian Classical Works Concert Dec. 6, 10:30 (Sun.) 20, 30, 40, 50
Chinese Traditional Chamber Concert Dec. 6, 14:00 (Sun.) 100

Philharmonische Virtuosen Berlin Shanghai Concert

Dec. 6, 19:30 (Sun.) 80, 200, 300, 400, 580, 680
Opera Don Pasquale Dec. 9-10, 19:30 (Wed. and Thurs.) 80, 120, 180, 280, 380
Harada Sadao & Han String Quartet Concert Dec. 11, 19:30 (Fri.) 80
Trey Lee Cello Recital Dec. 16, 19:30 (Wed.) 80, 180, 280, 380, 480
Chorus Week Concert Dec. 17-18, 19:30 (Thurs. and Fri.) 80, 120, 180, 280, 380
Berlin Piano Quartet Concert Dec. 19, 19:30 (Sat.) 80, 180, 280, 380, 580, 680
The Bass Hero Contrabass Conert by Gary Karr and Lu Yuanxiong Dec. 20, 10:30 (Sun.) 25, 30, 40, 50
Chorus Week Concert Dec. 20-21, 19:30 (Sun. and Mon.) 80, 120, 180, 280, 380
Family Concert Dec. 27,  14:00 (Sun.) 50, 100
2016 New Year Concert Dec. 27, 19:30 (Sun.) 50, 80, 180, 280, 380, 580
Piano Storied Concert - Summer Dec. 28, 19:30 (Mon.) 80, 120, 180, 280, 380
Wiener Johann Stauss Capelle New Year Concert 2016 Dec. 31, 19:30 (Thurs.) 80, 180, 280, 380, 480, 680, 980
Wiener Johann Stauss Capelle New Year Concert 2016 Jan. 1, 2016, 14:00 (Fri.) 80, 180, 280, 380, 480, 680, 880
New Year's Concert Jan. 3, 2016, 10:30 (Sun.) 20, 30, 40, 50
Chinese Traditional Chamber Concert Jan. 3, 2016, 14:00 (Sun.) 100
City of Sky New Year Concert Jan. 4, 2016, 19:30 (Mon.)  180, 280, 480
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Chamber Orchestra 2016 New Year's Concert Jan. 6, 2016, 19:30 (Wed.) 80, 180, 280, 380
Dragon Quartet Concert

Jan. 8, 2016, 19:30 (Fri.)

80, 180, 280, 380, 480
Family Concert Jan. 24, 2016, 14:00 (Sun.) 50, 100
The Legend of 1900 Concert Feb. 9, 2016, 19:30 (Tues.) 80, 120, 180, 280, 380
Wang Peiyu Peking Opera Concert Mar. 4, 2016, 19:30 (Fri.) 80, 180, 280
Park Stikney Harp Recital Mar. 19, 2016, 19:30 (Sat.) 80