Shanghai Marathon to Celebrate 200 Years of Chopin
SHANGHAI’S artistic directors are working overtime to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Chopin’s birth next year. Piano lovers are in for a treat as the world’s top interpreters visit for a series of awe-inspiring concerts, notes Nie Xin.
For people in Shanghai, 2010 is a speical year. Besides the six-month World Expo, next year also marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of great pianist and composer Frederic Chopin.
The classical music stage in Shanghai has geared up to celebrate the master’s influence as a great Polish composer.
The first heavyweight event will be kicked off in January by Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO) with its “12-Hour Chopin Marathon” at Shanghai Concert Hall.
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