on Sun May 31 2020
Long Yu Conducts Songs of the Earth
Long Yu is currently artistic director and chief conductor of the China Philharmonic and of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, music director of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, and principal guest conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Yu is also the Chairman of the Artistic Committee of the Beijing Music Festival and co-director of the Music in the Summer Air Festival (MISA). His third performance of 2020 with the SSO with involve Zhang Liping as soprano, Jennifer Johnston as mezzo-soprano and Shenyang as baritone. They will perform Ye Xiaogang's The Song of the Earth and Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde.