The Consul General of Israel in Shanghai enjoyed Israel Philharmoic Orchestra performance in Jiangsu
August 14, 2017

On August 5, Dr. Eyal Propper, the Consul General of Israel in Shanghai, attended the opening performance hosted by Jiangsu Center for the performing Arts and accepted media interviews. He said, "In the past, most of the world famous symphonies went to Beijing and Shanghai due to the lack of high-quality Art Centers. Now I am very pleased to see that more and more cities and regions have increased their input in Art fields. I believe that more world-renowned art groups will come to Jiangsu in the near future with the completion of Jiangsu Center for the Performing Arts."

The long-anticipated opening performance hosted by Jiangsu Centre for the performing Arts greeted audience in the evening of August 5, Maestro Mehta and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra made a historic tour to Nanjing for the concerts.

 

A pre-concert lecture was organized the same evening to help audience familiarize with Mr. Metha and IPO to fully appreciate the performance. Dr. Eyal Propper, Consul General of Israel in Shanghai, attended the lecture and delivered a speech. Dr. Eyal Propper and Zubin Metha had known each other for 25 years, this time he paid a visit here to honor the 25-year-long friendship with Mr. Mehta and toast to coming cooperation between Jiangsu and Israel.

 

Dr. Eyal Propper accepted media interviews before the lecture. He said, "In the past, most of the world famous symphonies went to Beijing and Shanghai due to the lack of high-quality Art Centers. Now I am very pleased to see that more and more cities and regions have increased their input in art fields. I believe that more world-renowned art groups will come to Jiangsu with the completion of Jiangsu Center for the Performing Arts."

 

 

Zubin Mehta is a world-renowned conductor; he is meanwhile the Music Director of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Having formed a connection for five decades, Mr. Mehta and IPO have given over three thousand concerts spanning most continents. This August, they were invited to Nanjing to perform in this modern complex.

 

Resembling “lotus leaves and 4 water drops”, Jiangsu Centre for the Performing Arts is the most modern theater complex in Jiangsu. It covers a construction area of more than 270,000 square meters, and have different venues for drama, dance, art and movie. These young children, with the company of their parents, were lost in the world of drawing. With some imagination and expectation, they painted their own center of arts, expressing good wishes for the coming performances.