China World Summit Wing, Beijing Presents the 2018 New Year's Concert
Symphony at the Peak, China World Summit Wing, Beijing Presents the 2018 New Year's Concert with the EOS Orchestra.
The hotel's 2,340 sqm Summit Ballroom was transformed into a grand space of musical appreciation. The famous conductor Hu Yongyan and his EOS Orchestra, an ensemble of over 80 musicians, presented the classics of Dmitry Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky and George Gershwin to an audience of 700.
In addition to Hu in the conductor's position, the hotle was also honoured to have soprano Luwa Ke, pianist Tong Shen, violinist Shen Gao and baritone Guodong Feng perform during this fantastic evening of music. Through their virtuosity, the musicians captivated the audience with their command over their instruments through a variety of sounds ranging from sombre, calm, vigorous, and moving.
Another highlight of the evening was the choreographed aerial drone show that stunned audience members and resulted in a burst of applause at the show's finale. To welcome in the New Year in traditional Viennese fashion, the concert ended with the “Radetzky March.” All in all, the atmosphere of the concert was elegant and warm, and everyone in attendance appreciated the high standard of music throughout the program.