Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Swan Lake @ Shanghai Poly Theatre
Another rendition of the famous Swan Lake is being performed at Shanghai Poly Theatre by the Russian Royal Ballet. The Russian ballet is renowned for their masterful choreography, dancing, and composition. They’re known for having many famous ballerinas in their troupe.
📍 159 Baiyin Road // 白银路159号
Italian Little Choir of Antoniano New Year Concert @ Shanghai Children Art Theatre
Founded in 1963, the Italian Little Choir of Antoniano is one of the most famous children’s choirs in the world. They are also a Good Will Ambassador for ambassador for UNICEF and have been touring around the world.
📍 800 Miaojiang Road // 苗江路800号
Mira Dancy @ Yuz Museum
With Yuz Project Room, artists are invited to create artwork which engages with the venue and audience. Mira Dancy’s project, Future Woman// remake me, will be showing until January 15th, 2017. With a feminist approach, Darcy has created images of women inspired by Egyptian hieroglyphics to advertising models.
Until Jan 15, 2017
📍 35 Fenggu Road // 丰谷路35号
German Radio Orchestra New Year’s Concert @ Shanghai Himalayas Centre
The German Radio Orchestra is coming to Shanghai to bring a magical concert. An internationally acclaimed orchestra, they will be performing oratorios, cantatas, and contemporary works. The group has often performed for the German television and radio and even for UNICEF in 2012.
📍 1188 Fangdian Road // 芳甸路1118弄
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra typically plays at Symphony Hall in Birmingham, but they are heading to Shanghai for a one night performance. The talented music director behind the group is Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.
📍 300 Renmin Avenue // 人民大道300号
Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou @ Shanghai Exhibition Centre
After its stop at Tokyo, Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou has come to Shanghai. With artwork from renowned artists including Kadinsky and Picasso, this exhibition highlights work created in France from 1906 to 1977 with one artwork for each of those 72 years. From Dufy to Duchamp, oil painting to readymade, this exhibition is fitting for the artist and amateur.
🕒 Until Jan 15, 2017
📍 1333 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1333号
Leo @ Huangpu Theatre
Y2D Productions will be performing a gravity defying show at Huangpu Theatre. Leo is a performance that is hilarious and surreal and works to challenge our perception of reality. By the end of the performance, one should be questioning what is up and what is down.
📍 780 Beijing East Road // 北京东路780号
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