Hidden from small

Hidden from small

2013 Residency & Fortieth Anniversary Tour of China


May 29, 2013

Days Two and Three - Travel and Arrival in Shanghai


While most of the Orchestra went directly to the 2013 Residency and Fortieth Anniversary Tour’s official first stop in Huangzhou, nine musicians who were part of the historic 1973 Tour of China and several members of the administration and special guests arrived at Shanghai Pudong Airport for an Arrival Ceremony that mimicked the Orchestra’s 1973 welcome to Shanghai. They were greeted by dignitaries, the media, and children who presented bouquets of flowers.


May 28, 2013

China sweep: Orchestra securing classical fans in its 8th trip

As the Orchestra kicks off its 2013 Residency and Fortieth Anniversary Tour of China, Philadelphia Inquirer Music Critic David Patrick Stearns offers a sneak peek at the highlights of this history-making residency and tour. Check back frequently for more of David's stories from the road as he chronicles  his journeys through China with the Orchestra.   By David Patrick Stearns, Inquirer Music Critic
May 27, 2013

Day One - Philadelphia to New York


5/27/13, Philadelphia: The Orchestra’s train to New York City boards at 30th St. Station on the first leg of the 2013 Residency and 40th Anniversary Tour of China. Photo by Jan Regan.

May 23, 2013

The Philadelphia Orchestra Announces Details of its 2013 Residency and Fortieth Anniversary Tour of China at Special Bon Voyage Celebration

After serving as the United States’ first cultural ambassador to China in 1973, The Philadelphia Orchestra launches the next chapter of its relationship with the People’s Republic—with performances and residency activities in Hangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, Beijing, and Macao.