Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai @ Shanghai Audi International Circuit
The 24 hour endurance race wheels in to Shanghai with car brands Aston Martin, Audi, Corvette, Ferrari, Nissan, Porsche and Toyota. Le Mans is on the same tour. They race from 5pm October 31 and finish at the same time, naturally.
50 RMB // 9 AM
2000 Yining Lu, Jiading // 嘉定区伊宁路2000号(近嘉定汽车城)
The Nutcracker @ Shanghai Children’s Theatre
To follow on from the Sound of Music earlier in the week, the Austrian Marionette theatre company is putting on The Nutcracker. Established in 1913, The Salzburg Marionette Theatre has entertained everyone from “average Joe” to “raggedy Ann”.
280 RMB // 10.30 AM
800 Miaojiang Lu, nr Xizhang Nan Lu // 苗江路800号近西藏南路
Stellar Chef @ 10 Corso Commo
Two Michelin-star chef Fulvio Pierangelini had humble beginnings with his first restaurant in 1980, located in a small Tuscan fishing village. Since he closed shop 7 years ago he hasn’t looked back; he has designed menus for restaurants all around the world. At lunch he is serving a 3 course surprise menu and a 5 course meal at dinner service.
388 RMB (lunch) 888 RMB (dinner) // 11.30 AM – 10 PM
North Annex, Wheelock Square 1717 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu, Jingan district // 静安区南京西路1717号, 近华山路
Chen Xieyang & Hansjorg Schellenberger @ Shanghai Symphony Chamber Orchestra Hall
Shanghai Tobacco Group Company presents a concert commemorating Chen Xieyang’s 50th anniversary. Chen has worldwide renown for being a great conductor, who has led national orchestras in countries far and wide. This night he is leading the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra to play Strauss’ Oboe Concerto in D major and a Suona Concerto by Zhu Jian’er.
80 RMB – 580 RMB // 8 PM – 10 PM
1380 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区复兴中路1380号, 近宝庆路
Profeti della Quinta @ Shanghai Concert Hall
An Italian quintet with three a-cappella singers, a harpsichord and lute. Founded in Galilee, their style is based on the Renaissance and Baroque, the band is now based in Basel. Their repertoire is mainly hymns and biblical dramas.
80 RMB – 480 RMB // 7.30 PM – 9.30 PM
523 Yanan Dong Lu, near Longmen Lu, Huangpu district // 黄浦区延安东路523号, 近龙门路
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