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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.
Official Website: http://www.shanghaiconcerthall.org/index.asp?
Ticket Booking Line: 021-63862836

2014 Performance Schedule:

Performance Date Ticket (CNY)
Han wen JIN Piano Recital  Sep. 13th, 19:30 (Sat.) 380, 280, 180, 80
The Weekly Radio Concert  Sep. 14th, 10:30 (Sun.) 50, 40, 30
The Choir of Queen’s College Oxford University    Sep. 15th, 19:30 (Mon.) 280, 200, 160, 120, 60
Concert by Inbal Segev & Jiang Tian  Sep. 17th, 19:30 (Wed.) 580, 380, 280, 180, 80
Minzhe Vocal Recital    Sep. 18th, 19:30 (Thur.) 680, 580, 380, 280, 180, 100, 80
The Weekly Radio Concert  Sep. 27th, 10:30 (Sat.) 50, 40, 30
Concert by Salvatore Accardo  Sep. 27th, 19:30 (Sat.) 580, 380, 280, 180, 80
Reinhard Latzko Cello Concert  Sep. 28th, 19:30 (Sun.) 80
Concert by SMEG Chinese Orchestra & Feiyun Chinese Orchestra  Sep. 30th, 19:30 (Tues.) 380, 280, 180, 80
Guzheng Concert  Oct. 11th, 19:30 (Sat.) 380, 220, 150, 120, 80
Concert by Shanghai Chinese Orchestra  Oct. 18th, 19:30 (Sat.) 380, 280, 180, 80, 50
Piano Trio Concert  Oct. 19th, 19:30 (Sun.) 280, 180, 120, 80, 60
Vocal Force Concert  Oct. 21st~22nd, 20:00 (Tues. and Wed.) 280, 180, 80
Ron Korb Shanghai Concert  Oct. 25th, 19:30 (Sat.) 680, 580, 380, 280, 180, 80
The Weekly Radio Concert  Oct. 26th, 10:30 (Sun.) 50, 40, 30
Liu Mengjie Piano Recital  Oct. 26th, 19:30 (Sun.) 380, 280, 180, 80
Ulises Passarella   Oct. 29th, 19:30 (Wed.) 280, 180, 120, 80, 60
Beethoven Cycle - Li-Wei Qin Cello Recital  Oct. 30th~31st, 19:30 (Thur. and Fri.) 480, 360, 260, 180, 80
Concert by SMEG Chinese Orchestra  Nov. 1st, 19:30 (Sat.) 280, 180, 80
Concert by Kaohsiung City Chinese Orchestra  Nov. 6th, 19:30 (Thur.) 580, 380, 280, 180, 80
Castle in the Sky - Animation Symphony Concert Nov. 30th, 19:30 (Sun.) 380, 280, 180, 80
Classical Movie Music Concert  Dec. 26th, 19:30 (Fri.) 360, 260, 160, 80