Peking University Chinese Music Institute Chinese Orchestra
Visit to Scotland 5-12 September 2012

Following outreach visits to schools in North & East Ayrshire and North & South Lanarkshire on 6th and 7th September the weekend will give the orchestra members some free time for cultural activties prior to the public concerts given on 10th and 11th September

Monday 10th September - Chamber Concert at Reid Hall 8pm

The first formal concert will take place on Monday 10th September in the Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Place. This will be a concert of traditional Chinese chamber music performed by musicians from the Chinese Music Institute within Peking University in association with the Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh. CLICK HERE TO BOOK SEATS AT THIS CONCERT

Tuesday 11th September - Orchestral Concert in Canongate Kirk 7pm

Taking place in the Canongate Kirk this concert 'The Sound of China' will see the 60 strong Chinese Orchestra joined by a children's choir, pipers and traditional musicians from N. and E. Ayrshire and N.Lanarkshire schools. CLICK HERE TO BOOK SEATS AT THIS CONCERT

Prior to the above concerts the orchestra will have undertaken outreach visits to schools in North and East Ayrshire and North & South Lanarkshire. The participation of these local authorities, the schools, the staff,parents and of course the young performers is greatly welcomed and appreciated.