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Guangdong National Orchestra of China to make U.S. debut in San Francisco, Seattle

This coming September 9 - 13, the Guangdong National Orchestra of China (GNOC) will make its U.S. debut in conjunction with the one-year anniversary of Chinese President Xi Jinping's West Coast visit. Building on the spirit of cultural exchange embodied in the U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange program, the GNOC will perform two concerts in San Francisco as well as Seattle. The concert series is presented as a part of the third annual West Coast "Across the Pacific China Arts Festival" by the China Arts and Entertainment Group, affiliated with China's Ministry of Culture.
Coinciding with the traditional Chinese Moon Festival, GNOC will make its U.S. debut by bringing a brand new storytelling cycle – the Silk Road Melody – to Seattle. Blending experiences of traditional Cantonese music and a world tour, GNOC has integrated western musical instruments into this musical epic to create a one-of-a-kind aural experience for American audiences. The concert series is an illustration of Chinese cultural exchange in the West Coast of the United States.
Type of Exchange: 
Guangdong National Orchestra of China (GNOC)
China Arts and Entertainment Group
Participants (Types): 
Musicians, composers
Exchange Date: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 to Tuesday, September 13, 2016
San Francisco, CA and Seattle, WA
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