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China World Summit Wing, Beijing Hosts The Summit New Year Concert 2017 By The EOS Orchestra

China World Summit Wing, Beijing invites guests to celebrate the start of the New Year in style at The Summit New Year Concert 2017.

After the last three years of successful co-operation with the EOS Orchestra, the hotel brings classical music to the capital with the orchestra once again. The New Year concert is another breakthrough initiative of China World Summit Wing, Beijing’s crossover co-operation, in addition to the worldwide Vertical Marathon held annually.

The Summit New Year Concert will start with a cocktail reception and gala dinner in the hotel’s China Ballroom at 5:30 p.m. on 1 January 2017. The concert will be held in the Summit Ballroom on the third floor of Beijing’s iconic tower.

China World Summit Wing, Beijing will transform the pillar-less hotel ballroom into a sophisticated concert environment fit for a live concert featuring world-class musicians performing on stage.

The orchestra will consist of renowned conductor Yongyan Hu, pianist Bingyang Liu, violinist Xiaoyu Yang, soprano Yang Li, suona performer Qianyuan Zhang and EOS musicians. Together, they will showcase various classical music masterpieces from such celebrated composers as Suppé, Johann Strauss (Jr.) and Ravel.

Headed by executive chef Johnston Ang, China World Summit Wing, Beijing’s culinary team has created an exclusive set dinner menu for the concert. Guests will be treated to a contemporary menu paired with selected wines. The dinner will be a mesmerising event for every bon vivant and music lover in the capital.

A ticket for two persons is priced at RMB4,688 and includes the cocktail reception, gala dinner, access to the Summit Concert and a one-night stay in an Executive Room; a ticket for one person is priced at RMB2,008 and includes the cocktail reception, gala dinner and concert; concert-only tickets are at RMB1,088, RMB788 and RMB380. For enquiries and reservations, guests may call (86 10) 8571 6459.

About the EOS Orchestra
EOS Orchestra was founded10 years ago by Maestro Yongyan Hu when he established China's Orchestra Academy at Central Conservatory of Music, which has provided more artistic practicing opportunities to faculties and students and a rising star in Beijing Modern Music Festival with unique and strong style on musicians and creation and is very popular among audience and other insiders. EOS has performed in cooperation with many international famous conductors, musicians and groups, such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Lang Lang, Yundi Li, Martha Graham Modern Dance Troupe, and etc. and holds regular music season---UMusic in Beijing Concert Hall for university students, and the music is from classic through modern including invited works by young composers, which provides very rare excellent performance domestically, and they have recorded audio and video, which gives very strong impression. EOS Repertoire Orchestra is one of the best brands to promote music and educational performance in NCPA, who held a special concert for the outstanding contribution of EOS led by Maestro Hu. EOS will bring more wonderful performances for the society, families and fans under the lead of Maestro Hu.

About the China World Summit Wing, Beijing
With unrivalled views over the city centre, China World Summit Wing, Beijing occupies the upper floors of the China World Tower, which soars 81 floors over the China World Trade Center complex in the heart of Beijing’s central business district. The hotel comprises 278 guestrooms and suites, and some of the city’s award-winning dining and entertainment destinations, with four designer restaurants, two bars and a lounge, and three exclusive venues devoted to private dining. The hotel also houses Shangri-La’s signature spa brand and retreat, CHI, The Spa, on level 77.
 

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently operates over 95 hotels with a room inventory of over 40,000.  Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services.  Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.  The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Australia, mainland China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Sri Lanka. For more information, please visit www.shangri-la.com.

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