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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 the city which screens foreign movies.

In 1950, it was renamed Beijing Cinema. In 1959, the present name of the 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

2017 Performance Schedule:

Performance Date Ticket (CNY)
Concert: More Than Love 19:30, Apr.1st (Sat.) 380, 280, 180, 120, 80
Music Works of Joe Hisaishi / Hayao Miyazaki's Animation Symphony Concert 19:30, Apr.7th (Fri.) 380, 280, 180, 120, 80
Harpsichord Recital by Mahan Esfahani 19:30, Apr.9th (Sun.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Miyazaki Hayao & Makoto Shinkai Piano Concert 19:30, Apr.14th (Fri.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Nikolai Demidenko Piano Recital 19:30, Apr.16th (Sun.) 680, 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Concert by Shengqi He & joohee Lee 19:30, Apr.23rd (Sun.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Concert by Yang Xiaoyong: How Can't I Think of Her? 19:30, Apr.28th (Fri.) 180, 160, 120, 100, 80
Vocal Concert: The Magnets 19:30, May 4th (Thur.) 480, 380, 280, 180, 120, 80
Concert by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Ⅰ 19:30, May 12th (Fri.) 680, 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Concert by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Ⅱ 19:30, May 13th (Sat.) 680, 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Concert by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Ⅲ 19:30, May 14th (Sun.) 680, 480, 380, 280, 180, 80
Concert by Michael Martin Kofler 19:30, May 20th  (Sat.) 80
Symphony Concert Richard Strauss Meets Mahler 19:30, May 26th (Fri.) 280, 200, 180, 160, 120, 80
Children's Concert: Carnival of The Animals 19:30, May 31st ~ Jun.1st 280, 200, 180, 160, 120, 80
Poete and Chanson 19:30, Jun.10th (Sat.) 180, 160, 120, 100, 80
Shanghai Opera House Classic Chorus Series III Communication and Inspiration World Choral Masterpieces 19:30, Jun.17th (Sat.) 280, 200, 180, 160, 120, 80
Music Works of Joe Hisaishi / Hayao Miyazaki's Animation Symphony Concert 19:30, Jun.30th (Fri.) 360, 260, 160, 80