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Day Five - Beijing

June 02, 2012

6/1/12, Beijing, China: Orchestra members arrive for morning rehearsal at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/1/12, Beijing, China: Violinist Jonathan Beiler warms up in front of seats in the audience prior to morning rehearsal. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/1/12, Beijing, China: Associate Principal Anthony Orlando practices xylophone on stage before rehearsal at the National Centre for the Performing Arts. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Principal Bassoon Daniel Matsukawa warms up in the musicians’ lounge. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Ambassador and Mrs. Nicholas Platt attend rehearsal in the National Centre for the Performing Arts. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit and the Orchestra during rehearsal. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Maestro Dutoit chats after the end of rehearsal with composer Du Wei, whose work Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream) saw its world premiere performance by The Philadelphia Orchestra later that evening. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: The Dongcheng Special Education School staff welcomes Orchestra musicians (l to r) Richard Amoroso, violin; Burchard Tang, viola; David Cramer, associate principal flute; and John Koen, acting assistant principal cello, along with Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore. The musicians performed an educational concert as a chamber ensemble for students and staff at the school. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Violinist Richard Amoroso (left) and Acting Assistant Principal Cello John Koen (right) receive a hearty welcome from students and staff at Dongcheng Special Education School. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Students from the Dongcheng Special Education School perform for their peers along with the Orchestra chamber ensemble and President and CEO Allison Vulgamore. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: A teacher at Dongcheng Special Education School uses sign language to communicate with her students. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: (L to r) Associate Principal Flute David Cramer, violinist Richard Amoroso, Acting Assistant Principal Cello John Koen, and violist Burchard Tang perform for students and staff from Dongcheng Special Education School. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: An Orchestra bus approaches the entrance to Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts for the evening concert. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit shakes hands with Concertmaster David Kim after the Orchestra finishes performing Prokofiev’s “Classical” Symphony. The evening program also included Du Wei’s Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream) and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: A xindi soloist (the xindi is a Chinese flute) performs alongside the Orchestra during the world premiere of Du Wei’s Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream). Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: A guzheng soloist (the guzheng is a Chinese plucked zither) performs alongside the Orchestra during the world premiere of Du Wei’s Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream). Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Maestro Dutoit and Chinese composer Du Wei bow to one another at the end of the Orchestra’s performance of the composer’s Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream). Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Chinese composer Du Wei and soloists acknowledge the audience following the Orchestra’s world premiere of her work, Niao Qing Si (An Interrupted Dream). Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit leads the Orchestra during the second half of the concert. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: The audience applauds at the end of the Orchestra’s performance. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: China Merchants Bank President and CEO Ma Weihua and National Centre for the Performing Arts Vice President Yang Jingmao congratulate Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore on a wonderful performance. China Merchants Bank is the Title Sponsor of the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China; Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts is the Orchestra’s partner in the Residency and Tour. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/1/12, Beijing, China: Orchestra musicians wait for the next bus back to the hotel following the evening concert. Photo by Chris Lee