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The Forbidden City Concert – Carmina Burana

Author: C Major Entertainment

A spectacular concert at the site of Beijing’s Forbidden City, with special guest Daniil Trifonov performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2.

  • The Forbidden City Concert | Copyright: © C Major Entertainment

    The Forbidden City Concert © C Major Entertainment

  • The Forbidden City Concert  | Copyright: © Dario Acosta - DG

    The Forbidden City Concert © Dario Acosta - DG

  • The Forbidden City Concert | Copyright: © Dario Acosta - DG

    The Forbidden City Concert © Dario Acosta - DG

A spectacular concert at the site of Beijing’s Forbidden City on October 10. The concert will feature the globally renowned Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Long Yu, who will perform Orff's Carmina Burana with Aida Garifullina, Toby Spence and Ludovic Tézier, before being joined by Daniil Trifonov for Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Mari Samuelsen for Max Richter's Violin piece "November".

This concert will be the first classical music event to be held at the site since 1998, when it hosted a legendary performance of Turandot, directed by Zubin Mehta.

Original title The Forbidden City Concert – Carmina Burana
Genre Concert
Recording location Forbidden City, Beijing, 10th October, 2018
Duration approx. 110 mins
Production Company Deutsche Grammophon, C Major Entertainment
Composer Carl Orff, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Max Richter
Orchestra / Band Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
Conductor Long Yu
Choir Wiener Singakademie
Soloist Aida Garifullina, Toby Spence, Ludovic Tézier
Soloist Daniil Trifonov, Mari Samuelsen

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