Daily guide to shows, concerts, events in China on April 6

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-06 13:43:12|Editor: ZX
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BEIJING, April 6 (Xinhua) -- Here is a list of things you can do in China Saturday to enjoy the country's rich cultural life in terms of shows, concerts, exhibitions and events.

-- Watch Broadway musical "School of Rock" at the Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Center in Beijing at 7:30 p.m.

Based on the hit movie of the same title, this musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight A students into a rock band.

-- Watch play "Ghetto" at Beijing's Capital Theater at 7:00 p.m.

Written by Israeli playwright Joshua Sobol, the play is about the experiences of the Jews of the Vilna Ghetto during Nazi occupation in World War II, based on real people and historic events in the ghettos.

-- Listen to concert performed by Franz Welser-Mst and the Cleveland Orchestra at the Shanghai Symphony Hall in Shanghai at 8:00 p.m.

Referred to as one of the "Big Five", the Cleveland Orchestra is one of the greatest American orchestras. The concert will include Richard Strauss's "Ein Heldenleben", which is one of the conductor Franz Welser-Most's specialities and the seldom-heard "Third Symphony" composed by Prokofiev when the composer was living in France.

-- Watch art exhibition "The Opening Window Is Beautiful" at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing.

The exhibition aims to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. It displays more than 170 art works created and collected by Shenzhen local artists.