Beijing tonight: DG makes history in the Forbidden Citymain
The label, celebrating its 120th anniversary, put n the first classical concert in the Forbidden City for 20 years.
Long Yu conducted the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra in Carmina Burana, with the Wiener Singakademie, the Shanghai Spring Children’s Choir, and soloists Aida Garifullina, Toby Spence and Ludovic Tézier. Daniil Trifinov played Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto.
There was a simultaneous live stream in YouTube’s 360-degree virtual reality, as well as China’s regular formats.
It was a global DG showcase. Lacking only Lang Lang.