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Day 10 - Shanghai

June 07, 2012

6/6/12, Shanghai, China: A view of Shanghai from the air. A small group of musicians and staff traveled ahead of the rest of the Orchestra for an afternoon Drexel University event. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Cellist Ohad Bar-David transports his instrument through the Shanghai airport. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: The Orchestra ensemble arrives at the SARI Center for a chamber performance. The event was the official opening of a joint initiative by Drexel University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Drexel University is the Education Partner for the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Orchestra President and CEO Allison Vulgamore chats with Robert Griffiths, consul general for the Consulate General of the United States in Shanghai. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Drexel University President John Fry speaks at the SARI Center opening ceremony, celebrating a joint initiative between Drexel University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Orchestra President and CEO Allison speaks to guests at the Drexel-SARI Center opening ceremony and introduces the Orchestra chamber ensemble that performed at the event. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: An Orchestra chamber ensemble, headed by cellist and Intercultural Journeys Artistic Director Ohad Bar-David, performs at the Drexel-SARI Center opening ceremony. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Dr. Jiang Mianheng, an alumni of Drexel University and son of former Chinese President Jiang Zemin, presents Principal Clarinet Ricardo Morales with a gift following the Orchestra chamber ensemble’s performance at the Drexel University SARI Center opening event. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Drexel University President John Fry thanks cellist Ohad Bar-David for a great performance following the SARI Center opening event. Drexel University is the Education Partner for the Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: A view of Shanghai from the 22nd floor of the Orchestra’s hotel. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Violinist Yayoi Numazawa walks from the hotel to the Shanghai Grand Theatre for the Orchestra’s evening performance. Opened in 1998, the building was designed by French architect Jean-Marie Charpentier. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Violist Marvin Moon warms up backstage prior to the Orchestra’s concert at the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: A view from the Shanghai Grand Theatre’s stage in the minutes before the start of the Orchestra’s evening performance. The evening program featured Richard Strauss’s Don Juan, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Carl Maria von Weber, and Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Moments before the start of the Orchestra’s concert in the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: A poster advertising the Orchestra’s evening poster adorns the lobby of the Shanghai Grand Theatre. Photo by Chris Lee
 
6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Chief Conductor Charles Dutoit and the Orchestra take a bow after finishing their performance of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony. Photo by Chris Lee
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: The Orchestra plays the final note of the encore. Photo by Chris Lee 
 
 
 6/6/12, Shanghai, China: Maestro Dutoit waves goodbye as the audience applauds, marking the end of The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2012 Residency and Tour of China. Photo by Chris Lee