Macao, May 30, 2016: The Philadelphia Orchestra returned to Macao to perform at The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian Macao on Saturday, as part of their 2016 China Residency and Tour of Asia. The Philadelphia Orchestra with Lang Lang in Concert. featured acclaimed Chinese pianist Lang Lang who wowed the audience with his stunning performance .while Japanese-American violinist Ryu Goto made his Philadelphia Orchestra debut on May 29 – The Philadelphia Orchestra’s 2016 China Residency and Tour of Asia in Macao.
Supported by Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao S.A.R. government, the Philadelphia Orchestra has returned to the city for the fifth consecutive year. The Venetian Macao served as Presenting Sponsor again this year.
The concert featured performances of Sibelius’s Finlandia and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sheherazade by the Orchestra and Lang Lang in Rachmaninoff’s First Piano Concerto.
The concert was conducted by Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin.
Entertainment at Sands China Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination. The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena and 1,800-seat Venetian Theatre are the only venues in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues and Pollstar’s Top 200 Worldwide Theatre Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world’s and the region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1,800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.