Chinese symphony orchestra performs in Pyongyang

Performances of the symphony orchestra of the State Grand Theatre of China

Performances of the symphony orchestra of the State Grand Theatre of China on a visit to the DPRK were given at the Samjiyon Orchestra Theatre on November 30 and December 1.

Among the audience were Pak Kwang Ho and Ri Su Yong, vice-chairmen of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, officials concerned, creators, artistes, teachers and students in the field of culture and art.

The performances were also appreciated by Li Jinjun, Chinese ambassador to the DPRK, members of his embassy and other Chinese guests.

Among the numbers were orchestral music "My Motherland" and violin concerto "Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai" representing the Chinese people's patriotism and national sentiments.

Played at the performances were also orchestral serial songs "Blue Sky over My Country", "The Flourishing Village" and "Ardent Desire", which are popular with the Korean people.

The performances ended with orchestral music "DPRK-China Friendship Will Be Immortal."

(KCNA - December 1, 2019)