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Day Eight - Guangzhou

June 05, 2012

6/4/12, Beijing, China: Violist Rachel Ku drops off her passport with Artistic Administrator Makiko Freeman prior to the Orchestra’s flight to Guangzhou. Photo by Chris Lee

 
6/4/12, Beijing, China: Associate Principal Second Violin Paul Roby (second from right) and Principal Flute Jeff Khaner (far right) drop off luggage with Guido Frackers (far left), president of TravTours, the Orchestra’s travel management company, and his crew prior to the Orchestra’s departure for Guangzhou. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/4/12: Assistant Principal Viola Kerri Ryan (far right) and Assistant Principal Second Violin Dara Morales, both mothers, understand the need to entertain young ones on long flights. Here they help Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales keep his daughter, Victoria, happy during the three-hour flight from Beijing to Guangzhou. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: Orchestra musicians board buses destined for their hotel. Another bus will head to the Guangzhou Museum for a Richard Hennessy Tasting Sponsor Event and chamber music concert. Richard Hennessy is the Presenting Sponsor of the May 31 and June 5 performances for the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: An Orchestra bus enters Guangzhou’s city limits. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: Orchestra musicians arrive at the Guangzhou Museum for a Richard Hennessy Sponsor Event, “The Night of Perfect Harmony” Tasting. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: Associate Principal Horn Jeffrey Lang warms up backstage at the Guangzhou Museum; hornist Shelley Showers also prepares in the background. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: Patrons of Richard Hennessy enjoy a cognac tasting before a performance by Philadelphia Orchestra members at the “Night of Perfect Harmony” Tasting Sponsor Event. Richard Hennessy is the Presenting Sponsor of the May 31 and June 5 performances for the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: (Front row, l to r) Violinists Daniel Han and Yayoi Numazawa with violist David Nicastro perform at the Richard Hennessy “Night of Perfect Harmony” Tasting Sponsor Event at the Guangzhou Museum. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: In an onstage interview Concertmaster David Kim explains the similarities between the harmony and complexity of cognac blending and music making. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: (Front row, l to r) Violinist Elina Kalendareva, double bassist Robert Kesselman, and cellist Kathryn Picht Read perform at the Richard Hennessy “Night of Perfect Harmony” Tasting Sponsor Event. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: (Back row, l to r) Hornists Jeffry Kirschen, Shelley Showers, Daniel Williams, and Associate Principal Horn Jeffrey Lang perform at the Richard Hennessy Tasting Sponsor Event. English hornist Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia, bass clarinetist Paul Demers, and Co-Principal Bassoon Mark Gigliotti (front row) also performed. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: An Orchestra chamber ensemble, led by Assistant Conductor Cristian Macelaru, performs at the Richard Hennessy Tasting Sponsor Event. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: Assistant Conductor Cristian Macelaru leads the Orchestra chamber ensemble at the Richard Hennessy “Night of Perfect Harmony” Tasting Sponsor Event. Richard Hennessy is the Presenting Sponsor of the May 31 and June 5 performances for the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/4/12, Guangzhou, China: A view of the Guangzhou skyline from the Orchestra’s hotel. Guangzhou is China’s third-largest city by population and has continued to experience significant growth since the Orchestra’s last visit to the city in 2008. Photo by Chris Lee