December 15, 2012 Beijing th More than 1,200 people turned out tonight for the 2013 CEIBS-BBAC New Year's Concert held at the Beijing Forbidden City Concert Hall.
(Media-Newswire.com) - December 15, 2012 Beijing – More than 1,200 people turned out tonight for the 2013 CEIBS-BBAC New Year’s Concert held at the Beijing Forbidden City Concert Hall. They enjoyed a performance by the Beijing Symphony Orchestra conducted by Mr. Tan Lihua and featuring violinist Mr. Zhu Dan. This is the 11th year since the launch of the CEIBS Night New Year’s Concert. Attendees in Beijing included CEIBS alumni, faculty, students and business leaders, including CEIBS Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting Xu Dingbo, Assistant President and Chief Representative of CEIBS Beijing Office Ma Yusheng, Assistant President Dr. Snow Zhou, Associate Dean ( Faculty ) and Professor of Management Liang Neng and Deputy Chief Representative of CEIBS Beijing Office Ms. Xiao Bin. CEIBS Executive President Zhu Xiaoming and President Pedro Nueno expressed their New Year wishes to the guests in a written message.
he concert was hosted by Xie Yingying ( EMBA2011 ) who is an anchor at CCTV and Gao Xiang, senior manager of CEIBS Beijing Office. For the second consecutive year Beijing Benz Automobile Co., Ltd. sponsored the event.
The evening began with a video, produced by CEIBS Beijing campus staff, which highlighted CEIBS events and achievements over the past year.
The concert began with Roman Carnival Overture and the two-hour performance combined both Chinese and western music including the flamboyant The Gypsy Baron Overture, the classical Chinese folk song Moving Westward ( Zou Xikou ), along with A Tribute to Love and Dionysian Dance.
During the first half of the concert, violinist Zhu Dan performed Violin Concerto No. 2 and No. 3 ( Mozart ). His passionate performance drew thunderous applause from the audience. At the conclusion of the evening’s performance, renowned conductor Mr. Tan Lihua gave a short speech in which he recalled that over the past decade that he has been involved in the cooperation between CEIBS and the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, he has been able to develop a group of friends who share a similar keen interest in music, and their help this year in selecting songs for the concert was invaluable. To satisfy the enthusiastic audience, the orchestra then returned to the stage to perform a final piece, Sir Edward Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance March No.1.
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