Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra returns to the DC area for the fourth time.
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra invites you on an extraordinary musical journey 5,000 years in the making. Reviving Eastern musical traditions through a full symphony orchestra, this concert offers an experience like no other. Western strings, percussion, woodwinds, and brass accentuate the sound of ancient Chinese instruments like the two-stringed erhu and the plucked pipa.
Shen Yun’s all-original music transports listeners from ancient battlefields to the blossom-filled gardens of the imperial court. Hear the divine inspiration behind one of the world’s greatest civilizations.
Along with award-winning bel canto singers and Chinese instrumental soloists, and featuring both original compositions and Western classical masterpieces, this groundbreaking performance is sure to leave you uplifted and inspired.
The Music of Shen Yun
- • All-original works 5,000 years in the making
- • Reviving Chinese musical traditions through a full symphony orchestra
- • Perfect blend of Eastern and Western musical instruments
- • Award-winning bel canto singers and Chinese instrumental soloists
- • Classical favorites from the European musical tradition
“It’s like a perfect blend of something foreign for me and something very Carnegie Hall and New York.”
“It was moving, it was satisfying, it was novel, it was unpredictable. It was a completely satisfying artistic experience from every standpoint.”
“The sound is beautiful, the orchestra very talented, and the voices are superb.”
“A different sensuality and a power of expression... It comes from the heart and it goes to the heart.”
“The orchestra is phenomenal. They are very, very on top! I found myself listening inside the orchestra to different instruments that were new to me. Very interesting and brought a lot of character to the score.”