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2019 China, May 22: Beijing—Tianjin

May 26, 2019

For the second day in a row, violinist Philip Kates visits the children’s ward in a local hospital to share his music with the patients. Photo by Chris Lee

Photo by Chris Lee

The Orchestra gathers at Beijing South Rail Station, heading to Tianjin for a run-out concert. Photo by Chris Lee

Associate Principal Flute Patrick Williams (left) and bass player Nathaniel West enjoy the scenery during the 37-minute ride to Tianjin. Photo by Chris Lee

Violinist Amy Oshiro-Morales and Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales arrive at Tianjin Rail Station. Photo by Chris Lee

(Left to right): Orchestra Executive Director Ryan Fleur, Board Chairman Richard B. Worley, Ambassador Nicholas Platt, and President and CEO Matías Tarnopolsky meet with Tianjin Mayor Zhang Guoqing and Vice Mayor Cao Xiaohong before the concert. Photo by Chris Lee

One of Philadelphia’s Sister Cities is Tianjin. At a pre-concert reception, Mayoral Tributes celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Sister Cities relationship were exchanged between Matías Tarnopolsky and Wei Ming Chen, deputy director-general of the Foreign Affairs Office of the Tianjin Municipal People’s Government. Photo by Chris Lee

Violist Renard Edwards enjoys the reception. Photo by Chris Lee

An advertisement for the concert in the lobby of the Tianjin Grand Theatre. Photo by Chris Lee

The exterior of the Tianjin Grand Theatre. This was the Orchestra’s third appearance at the hall, following concerts in 2012 and 2013. Photo by Chris Lee

Yannick and the Orchestra acknowledge the audience’s applause after performing the Prelude to Act I of Wagner’s Lohengrin. Photo by Chris Lee

Pianist Haochen Zhang performs Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. Photo by Chris Lee

Photo by Chris Lee

The second half of the concert was Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 (“Great”). Photo by Chris Lee

The Orchestra performed an encore: Yanjun Hua’s Moon Reflected in Two Fountains. Photo by Chris Lee

Photo by Chris Lee