The Shanghai Quartet, one of the world’s foremost chamber ensembles active for the past 39 years, will bring a night of time-honored classics to local audiences this Sunday. Their elegant style, impressive technique and emotional breadth allow the group to move seamlessly between masterpieces of Western music, traditional Chinese folk music, and cutting-edge contemporary works.
In its transformation from a fishing village to a commercial hub, Shenzhen has been attracting talented people from different walks of life, including artists. Chen Xidan, a watercolor artist and native of Shanghai, was among early artists from other parts of the country to settle in Shenzhen and contribute to the development of art. To review Chen’s accomplishments, the Shenzhen Art Museum is showing dozens of his works through this weekend.
Classical music has its beauty in precision, order and structure. Romantic music, on the other hand, often features more improvisation, is more expressive and often focuses on emotion. It can also be more melodic and harmonious than Classical-era music.
Serbian artist Marko Stupar is exhibiting prints of his digital paintings at the “Transformation” exhibition at Se Gallery in OCT-LOFT.
Five outstanding Czech artists, Ivan Pinkava, Jan Pohribný, Václav Jirásek, Miro Švolík and Vojtĕch V. Sláma, are exhibiting their photographic works at the “My Solitude Is a Garden” exhibition.
More than 100 porcelains from the Vienna Porcelain Manufactory in Austria and 39 Viennese porcelains are on display at Artron Art Center.