The final concert of the CNYC Tour 2016 in Essen

The final concert of the CNYC Tour 2016 in Essen

Today was the last concert of the Grand Chinese New Year Concert Tour 2016. It was the third time we presented a concert at Philharmonie Essen. This year there were around 800 visitors and we could see a steadily increase of the audience each year. Let´s keep going and further increase this number in the…

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CNYC for the 12th time in Stuhr

CNYC for the 12th time in Stuhr

This year was the 12th time in a row we brought a Grand Chinese New Year Concert to Stuhr! Because of lots of traffic between Hamburg and Bremen, we arrived at the Gut Varrel very late. When we arrived in Stuhr, there were already many people at the Gut Varrel waiting for us. Each year…

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More than 1.000 guest at Laeiszhalle Hamburg!

More than 1.000 guest at Laeiszhalle Hamburg!

The Grand Chinese New Year Concert at Laeiszhalle in Hamburg was a huge success. More than 1.000 guest came to the hall that evening to listen to the traditional Chinese instruments of the Chinese Traditional Orchestra. We did not even dream about such a big audience – as this was the first time in 10…

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CNYC’s first time in a Church, the Johanniskirche

CNYC’s first time in a Church, the Johanniskirche

It was not only the first time that we visited Magdeburg, but it was also the very first time we presented the Grand Chinese New Year Concert in a church! The Johanniskirche is a beautiful church in the city center of Magdeburg, a city with a population of about 230.000. In the late afternoon the…

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Chinese New Year Eve in Cottbus

Chinese New Year Eve in Cottbus

Today was a long day for all of us. In the morning the whole orchestra management prepared handmade dumplings, the traditional Chinese New Year food, for all musicians. In the afternoon most of the orchestra members joined the local “Karnevall” fastival that took place in Cottbus, before we had to go to the hall. The…

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Great Concert at Palace of Arts in Budapest

Great Concert at Palace of Arts in Budapest

After two days of relaxing in Vienna, the orchestra arrived in Budapest in the afternoon of February 2nd. It was a pity we could not organize a city tour for the orchestra due to our very tight schedule. This was the 4th time we presented the Grand Chinese New Year Concert in Budapest. Just like…

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The Chinese Traditional Orchestra arrives in Linz!

The Chinese Traditional Orchestra arrives in Linz!

The fifth concert on our tour took place at Brucknerhaus in Linz. In the morning we traveled from Tirol further east to Linz and arrived around lunch time. When we first entered the town of Linz, we were welcome by posters that announced our performance everywhere! The whole group got really excited, especially our conductor…

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Sold out Concert in Tirol

Sold out Concert in Tirol

On January 30th the orchestra woke up in Luzern, Switzerland, still excited from the wonderful concert last night. After breakfast in our hotel we traveled to Erl in Tirol, our fourth concert destination. The journey by bus took around 6 hours and we had time to rest and enjoy the countryside. Today, January 31st, our…

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11 years in Luzern

11 years in Luzern

The third station on tour was Luzern. It was already the 11th times that Wu Promotion arranged a Grand Chinese New Year Concert here. From 2006 to 2016, every year during the Chinese New Year period, many Chinese traditional orchestras have presented their musical and cultural heritage to the audience in Luzern. The Grand Chinese…

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The Grand Chinese New Year Concert returns to Nürtingen

The Grand Chinese New Year Concert returns to Nürtingen

The second day of the tour started a little hectic. In the morning the whole orchestra transferred from Wiesbaden to Stuttgart with our two tour busses and only at around 16:00 we arrived in our hotel. The musicians wanted to have some rest but directly after check in we had to drive to the Town…

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