Chinese music echoes during Bodrum concert
BODRUM - Doğan News AgencyAs part of the 2012 Chinese Culture Year in Turkey, Chinese Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra performed a concert in Bodrum, in the Aegean province of Muğla.
The one-hour concert at Bodrum Castle was attended by about 100 people. Under the baton of Christian Ehwald, the orchestra performed Chinese music as well as classical pieces from Mouret, Bai-Lin, Liu Tianhua, Ma Sicong, Wagner, Offenbach and Strauss.
The theme of the Chinese Culture Year in Turkey is “Charming China, Home of the Silk Road.” Activities will showcase colorful contemporary Chinese culture and modern China. The Culture Year will constitute the largest comprehensive cultural exchange ever held by China in the Middle East.