World Premiere of Ancient Chinese Beauty

May 5, 2008

World Premiere of Ancient Chinese Beauty

On April the 4th the new Concerto for Recorder and String "The Ancient Chinese Beauty" by Chinese composer Chen Yi had its premiere in The Emperor Theatre in The Forbitten City in Beijing.<br>Michala Petri performed the concerto at a Galla Concert, arranged by The Danish Cultural Institute and OUR Recordings ,with Strings from China Philharmonic, conducted by Shen Hao. Two duets for Xiao and Recorder, by Chinese composer Gang Chen and Danish composer Pernille Sejlund,was also premiered by Michala Petri and Chinese Xiao player Chen Yue. The Titel for the evenings concert was "Dialogue-East meets West" and also includes&nbsp; Lars Hannibal on guitar. In the event amongs others The Danish Prince Consort Henrik was in the audience.