Daily guide to shows, concerts, events in China

Source: Xinhua| 2019-12-28 22:35:43|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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BEIJING, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- The following is a list of major shows, concerts, exhibitions and events in China for Sunday:

-- New Year Concert of Berliner Symphoniker

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Great Hall of the People, Beijing

Berliner Symphoniker (Berlin Symphony Orchestra) is a Symphony orchestra in Berlin, Germany. The orchestra began its performing activity on Sept. 1, 1967, as Symphonisches Orchester Berlin. In 1990 it was renamed Berliner Symphoniker.

The orchestra has performed in Europe, America, Asia and Australia and has been invited to over 100 grand celebration events around the world.

-- Original musical "Matilda"

Time: 1:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.

Location: SAIC Shanghai Culture Square, Shanghai

"Matilda the Musical" is a stage musical reveling in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.

Adapted by Dennis Kelly from Roald Dahl's original book and with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin, the musical has won multiple international awards and continues to thrill audiences around the world.

-- Ballet "Swan Lake"

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Location: Xi'an People's Theater, Xi'an

Performed by the Mariinsky Star Ballet, "Swan Lake" is a classic Russian romance based on a prince's love for a graceful creature, replete with haunting music and exquisite dance, with an evocative score from well-known composer Tchaikovsky.