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Boston Symphony Orchestra in Peking

05/24/1979

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Program
Boston Symphony Orchestra in Peking
Program Description

Taped during their final triumphal concert in Peking in March 1979, the program includes the Overture to Verdi’s La forza del destino; Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto (with BSO Concertmaster Joseph Silverstein, violin); Kuo’s Concerto for pipa and orchestra (with Lui Teh-hai, pipa); and the Sympony no. 5 in c, op. 67 by Beethoven, performed by the combined forces of the BSO and the Central Peking Philharmonic, all under the baton of Music Director Seiji Ozawa.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Performance for a Live Audience
Topics
Music
Citation
Chicago: “Boston Symphony Orchestra in Peking,” 05/24/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E9BE7DCD2124C8AAFCEBB66ACDD5903.
MLA: “Boston Symphony Orchestra in Peking.” 05/24/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E9BE7DCD2124C8AAFCEBB66ACDD5903>.
APA: Boston Symphony Orchestra in Peking. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E9BE7DCD2124C8AAFCEBB66ACDD5903
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