Canadian singer dazzles in Beijing
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.