Where to go, what to do this weekend in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Maxim Vengerov @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Maxim Vengrov is both a violinist and a conductor. He is considered one of the world’s best musicians and has been considered the greatest living string player in the world today. Grammy winner Vengrov has been passionate about classical music ever since a young age.
📍 1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号
Plastic @ Shanghai Children’s Art Theatre
With bright colors and an imaginative story, creator-performers, Csaba Raduly and Pavla Mano entertain with a story about a plastic bag world. The bags, as puppets, are the center of the story where they can fly, eat other, and fill themselves. This performance is suitable for all ages and is filled with humor.
📍 800 Miaojiang Road // 苗江路800号
Riccardo Cecchetti @ Daguan Theatre
He performed regularly at the most important concert halls of the world – such as Carnegie Hall and Frick Collection in New York, Library of Congress in Washington D.C., Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall and St. John’s Smith Square in London. Riccardo Cecchetti plays both period and modern pianos, stressing special emphasis on chamber and solo classical and early romantic repertoire played on period instruments.
📍 3F Himalayas Center, Lane 1188, Fangdian Road // 芳甸路1188弄1号3楼
Burn the Floor @ Shanghai Oriental Art Center
Burn the Floor is a live dance show that has performed around the world, such as Broadway and West End. The show is known for its similarity to a rock-show and complex footwork. It has also been performed in over 130 countries.
📍 425 Dingxiang Road // 丁香路425号
Sinatra Tribute Show @ The Pearl
For only one night only Frank Bray with The Pearl Swing Band are performing. This show is conducted by Antonio Ximenez. This black tie event will be a lovely tribute to one of the most talented voices of the last century. Pre-sale tickets are ¥180 and the show starts at 9pm. Purchase your tickets here from our event link or click the button below.
📍 471 Zhapu Road // 乍浦路471号
Nervo @ Fusion
Nervo consists of two Australian musicians, DJs, and singers. They’ve toured around the world and are known for their electronic music. They have even won a Grammy for co-writing the single, “When Love Takes Over.”
📍 123 Xingye Road // 兴业路123号