Jan 3-4: Vasily Petrenko & London Philharmonic Orchestra
Founded in 1932, the London Philharmonic Orchestra now has become a world-renowned orchestra. In addition to its routine international tours, it has also made scores for blockbuster movies and the Olympic games. Vasily Petrenko currently serves as the chief conductor for both the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. His work is so remarkable that he was made a ‘Citizen of Honour’ by the city of Liverpool in 2016. For anyone seeking a time-honored New Year tradition, this one may be the right choice for you.
Jan 5-7: Russian State Ballet: The Nutcracker
If you are looking for more ballet after last week’s Swan Lake, the Russian State Ballet is ready to offer up another classic take on Tchaikovsky’s most famous works. This time, they are going to use their delicate dancing skills to tell the story of Clara’s adventure with the mouse king, the sugar plum fairy and the Nutcracker prince.
Jan 7: Hand in Hand International Children's Music Festival
Hand in Hand International Children's Music Festival brings the best bands for kids from around the world to tour China.Bring your kid to their first rock show and bop along to Latin Grammy and Emmy award-winning and Grammy-nominated Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band (USA) and Hippe Gasten (Holland). Get ready for infectiously catchy surf rock melodies and high octane rock music for kids. It's a show the whole family can enjoy together!
All Month: The Wanderers - Masterpieces from the State Tretyakov Gallery
Back in 1963, a group of liberal artists left The Imperial Academy of Arts in protest to their strict and conservative rules, and formed their own independent artistic society. Later, they began their touring exhibitions throughout Russia where they became known as ‘The Wanderers’. Unlike the Academy’s demands, The Wanderers placed emphasis on people and the life they led. With the help of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Shanghai Museum is able to showcase their masterpieces which give viewers a better understanding of their glory in art history.
All Month: Superstudio 50
Founded in 1966 in Florence, Superstudio was the essential power of the Radical architecture movement of the late 1960s. The group was renowned for their innovation in the design of architecture. Many critics have remarked that their design was ‘influential, or even entirely inspirational.’ Now 50 years on from its foundation, the Power Station of Arts is determined to begin the coming year by bringing the legend of Superstudio to you.