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Tickets Giveaway | Immerse yourself in classical music in Shenzhen

The 2024 Mountain View Theater Classical Music Season, with the theme of "Andante," is set to kick off on March 30. Featuring seven concerts by global maestros, the Season will delight audiences with the timeless beauty of classical music.

Antje Weithaas Plays Bach's Six Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin

Antje Weithaas, One of the most internationally renowned violin virtuosos, is invited to the Mountain View Theater for its 2024 Season opening concert with Bach's six violin solos. Brimful of energy, Antje Weithaas brings her compelling musical intelligence and technical mastery to every detail of the music.

Time: 17:00 / 19:30, March 30

Vitaly Pisarenko Piano Recital

London-based Ukrainian-Russian pianist Vitaly Pisarenko has been steadily gaining worldwide recognition and has performed in over 30 countries. In September 2023 Vitaly was appointed the professor of piano at the Royal College of Music, London.

In this concert, he will play a set of intriguing music from pieces like Liszt's Csardas and Ravel's La Valse, to the expressive Davidsbündlertänze by Schumann and the Romeo and Juliet Suite by Prokofiev.

Time: 20:00, April 13

Arnaud Sussmann Violin Recital

French violinist Arnaud Sussmann has distinguished himself with his unique sound, bravura and profound musicianship. For his China mainland debut recital, Sussmann will be joined by pianist Michael Stephen Brown.

With a repertoire embracing the impressionist masterpieces of Debussy, the flamboyant compositions of Ravel, the enchanting melodies of Saint-Saëns and more, they will bring audiences a mesmerizing performance that encapsulates the very soul of French music.

Time: 20:00, May 18

Elisso Virsaladze Piano Recital

Elisso Virsaladze carries the baton of giants of the Russian piano school such as Heinrich Neuhaus and Yakov Zak. On her first visit to Shenzhen, she reserves attention to the composers from the 19th century: Schubert, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev, showcasing a performance in the style of the golden age of piano playing.

Time: 20:00, May 21

Pascal Rogé Plays Debussy

Pascal Rogé's playing of French music is characterized by its elegance, beauty and stylistically perfect phrasing. He has performed in almost every major concert hall in the world and has won prestigious awards.

In this concert, one of the world's leading interpreters of French piano music will lead us through an evening saturated with a selection of Debussy’s finest.

Time: 20:00, September 28

Christian Blackshaw Plays Mozart

As one of Mozart's leading interpreters and an artist who has received exceptional praise for his performances of the composer’s piano works, Christian Blackshaw will present a program of four major Mozart sonatas.

Time: 20:00, October 27

Stephen Kovacevich Plays Beethoven

Stephen Kovacevich has appeared with many of the world's finest orchestras and conductors, including Bernard Haitink, Kurt Masur, Simon Rattle and Georg Solti. He has won unsurpassed admiration for his interpretations of the core classical repertoire. His recording of 32 Beethoven Sonatas, completed in 2003, is hailed as one of the most authoritative ever published.

On his first visit to Shenzhen, the great American pianist will deliver sublime readings of Beethoven's late-period works.

Time: 20:00, December 13

Ticketing: WeChat account "cmskpac"

Venue: Mountain View Theater, inside Sea World Culture and Arts Center, Nanshan District, Shenzhen (深圳海上世界文化艺术中心内境山剧场)

Metro: Line 2 or 12 to Sea World Station (海上世界站), Exit A

【Tickets Giveaway】

GDToday has prepared three tickets for the "Antje Weithaas Plays Bach's Six Sonatas and Partitas for Solo Violin" (17:00, March 30) for our subscribers. One lucky fan will get all the tickets.

All you need to do is leave one comment below, sharing with us your concert experience in Guangdong, and another comment with your contact information (name, nationality, WeChat ID and phone number, which won't be posted). We will select one lucky subscriber and give away the tickets.

Deadline: 11 am on March 29, 2024

Reporter | Holly

Editor | Nan, Will, Monica, James

Photos provided to GDToday

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