Shenzhen Concert Hall

Writer: Cao Zhen  |  Editor: Liu Minxia  |  From:   |  Updated: 2023-09-08

The 2023 Shenzhen Belt and Road International Music Festival is providing a total of 59 performances across the city through the end of October. Here are some featured shows at Shenzhen Concert Hall. A full schedule is attached to this article and also available at the festival’s website The schedule is subject to change.

Warsaw orchestra, Chen Sa

Award-winning Chinese pianist Chen Sa will join hands with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra to play Chopin’s “Piano Concerto No. 1.” With Jacek Kaspszyk as the conductor, the orchestra will also play Dvořák’s “Symphony No. 9” and Penderecki’s “Adagietto.”

Time: 8 p.m., Sept. 10

Angela Gheorghiu

Celebrated Romanian soprano Angela Gheorghiu will sing classic Western opera songs accompanied by pianist Jeff Cohen.

Time: 8 p.m., Sept. 12

Tchaikovsky symphonies

Classical music fans will have a rare chance to enjoy all six of Tchaikovsky’s symphonies presented by the Tchai

kovsky Symphony Orchestra from Russia. Vladimir Fedoseyev and Denis Lotoev will wield the baton.

Time: 8 p.m., Sept. 23 (symphonies 1, 6); 3:30 p.m., Sept. 24 (symphonies 3, 5); 8 p.m., Sept. 24 (symphonies 2, 4)

Posters for Angela Gheorghiu's concert and the Tchaikovsky symphony concerts.


Philharmonix is an ensemble featuring members of the Vienna Philharmonic and the Berlin Philharmonic. The group is synonymous with “entertainment” and breathes fresh life into great musical works by blending jazz, rock, pop and other elements into classical music.

Time: 8 p.m., Sept. 30

Katherine Jenkins

Welsh mezzo-soprano singer and songwriter Katherine Jenkins, known for her crossover music style, will show off her powerful voice at a concert accompanied by pianist Katherine Rockhill.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 8

Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra

Iranian-born conductor Alexander Rahbari, who has been appointed as a permanent guest conductor at the Mariinsky Theater, will lead the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra to perform Tchaikovsky’s “Symphony No. 5” and Dvořák’s “Cello Concerto in B Minor.” German cellist Niklas Eppinger will be soloist.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 12

Vadim Repin

Russian violinist Vadim Repin will collaborate with pianist Svetlana Smolina to play pieces by Debussy, Grieg and Franck.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 15

The Swingles

The Swingles, a renowned a cappella vocal group that originated in 1962, will show their unique and innovative sound by blending classical music with jazz and pop elements.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 22

Philharmonix, Katherine Jenkins, Vadim Repin, and the Swingles.

Miloš Karadaglić 

Miloš Karadaglić, a talented classical guitarist from Montenegro, will play pieces by Bach, Couperin, Weiss and others. He has gained international recognition for his virtuosic and expressive playing style.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 28

Bruce Liu

Chinese-Canadian pianist Bruce Liu, who won first prize at the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in 2021, will play pieces by Bach, Chopin, Kapustin, Rameau and Prokofiev.

Time: 8 p.m., Oct. 29

Booking: WeChat account “szyyt_piao”

Venue: Shenzhen Concert Hall, Futian District (深圳音乐厅)

Metro: Line 3 or 4 to Children’s Palace Station (少年宫站), Exit D