Cana­dian singer daz­zles in Bei­jing

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fre­quent as the two coun­tries con­tinue to en­hance the peo­ple-to-peo­ple con­nec­tion.

Stellae Bo­re­ales, a vi­o­lin ensem­ble from Ot­tawa, gave its per­for­mance on Sun­day at the Na­tional Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts in Bei­jing.

Canada’s world- class Orchestre Sym­phonique de Mon­tréal de­buted in Bei­jing and Shang­hai last Novem­ber as one of the fea­tured acts of the Bei­jing Mu­sic Fes­ti­val.

The or­ches­tra, un­der the di­rec­tion of Ja­panese-Amer­i­can con­duc­tor Kent Nagano, a two-time Grammy win­ner, gave a con­cert in the For­bid­den City Mu­sic Hall to com­mem­o­rate the 150th birth­day of Ger­man com­poser Richard Strauss.

In Novem­ber 2014 China’s NCPA Or­ches­tra, led by chief con­duc­tor Lv Qing, took a con­cert tour in North Amer­ica that in­cluded three Cana­dian cities – Ot­tawa, Toronto and Mon­treal.

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