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2016 Asia, May 27: Macao

May 27, 2016

The Orchestra departed Beijing for Macao today, where they will present two concerts at the Venetian Macao. Sands China Ltd. President and COO Wilfred Wong welcomes them to Macao at a press conference held at the Four Seasons Hotel Macao. The Venetian Macao is the presenting sponsor of The Philadelphia Orchestra's 2016 Tour of Asia & China Residency and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is a Tour Partner. Photo by Jan Regan.

Violist Anna Marie Ahn Petersen and Principal Cello Hai-Ye Ni performed Beethoven’s “Eyeglasses” Duet at the event. Photo by Jan Regan.

 

Photo by Jan Regan

Yannick and Philadelphia Orchestra President & CEO Allison Vulgamore express their thanks for the warm reception the Orchestra always receives in the city and their gratitude to the Venetian Macao for sponsoring the Tour. Photo by Jan Regan.

Joining together after the press conference are (l to r) violist Che-Hung Chen; First Associate Concertmaster Juliette Kang; violist Anna Marie Ahn Petersen; Principal Cellist Hai-Ye Ni; Wilfred Wong; Allison Vulgamore; Yannick; and Orchestra Assistant Conductor Lio Kuokman. Photo by Jan Regan.