Gateways w/Maxim VengerovDeutsche Grammophon
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"A superpower of China's burgeoning music world" (Washington Post), Long Yu releases Gateways, the second album in his and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra's new partnership with Deutsche Grammophon. A celebration of the 140th anniversary of China's oldest orchestra, this album is the first in a series of SSO albums featuring works by important Chinese composers.
KCRW: Rhythm Planet features Long Yu's latest
This week's playlist covers an array of music past and present from different countries. I have enjoyed the earlier songs over the years and don't want them forgotten. I just received a Deutsche Grammophon CD called Gateways, which features the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra with conductor Long Yu. Asia's oldest symphony, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 140th anniversary this year. We hear pa...
Long Yu and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra - Gateways / WFMT: Featured New Release
The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra may be China's oldest orchestra, but it is marking its 140th anniversary with a thrilling new beginning. Recently signed to Deutsche Grammophon, the SSO and Music Director Long Yu are launching a series of albums featuring works by major Chinese composers. Gateways, the first album, contains two works by Qigang Chen, as well as Rachmaninoff's vibrant Symphonic Dances and K...