Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Italy Rome Royal Philharmonic Orchestra @ Shanghai Grand Theatre
Italy Rome Royal Philharmonic Orchestra In Shanghai will be held at Shanghai Grand Theatre – Lyric Theatre starting at 7.15pm sharp. Tickets start from ¥80.
📍 300 People Ave // 人民大道300号
Augustin Dumay & SSO @ Shanghai Symphony Hall
Coming for one day only, Augustin Dumay is conducting at Shanghai Symphony Hall. Having conducted since he was just seventeen, he has conducted for various orchestras around the world, including the English Chamber Orchestra. He is well known for conducting classical music by Mozart, Beethoven, and more.
1380 Middle Fuxing Road // 复兴中路1380号
Cookin’ Nanta @ ET Space
For those who love Korean food, Cookin’ Nanta is the perfect performance. It is a hilarious silent musical that focuses on a group of people that need to cook for a wedding banquet in just one hour. This is one of Korea’s most famous musicals and has been performed around the world.
📍 433 East Yanan Road // 延安东路433号
Salina: The Last Vertebra @ Huangpu Theatre
Salina: The Last Vertebra, showing at Huangpu Theatre, transports the audience back to ancient Africa to tell a timeless story about hate and forgiveness. This play has roots in African- Brazilian traditions, but has also taken elements from Greek tragedy and African epics. This performance is the culmination of “several African cultures and different points of view and exchanges that took place during the project execution.”
📍 780 Beijing East Road // 北京东路780号
We Dance, wee groove @ Daguan Theatre
This show is designed for kids up to five years old. It’s been called “a tremendous way for the very young to engage with music, movement and the sheer joy of grooving to a beat” by The Herald. We Dance is an enthralling dance experience with vibrant dance moves and visuals.
💰 ¥490 for 2 tickets
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
Icy Wonderland x QQfamily @ Shanghai Times Square
Collaborating with Tencent QQfamily, Shanghai Times Square presents the Icy Wonderland to celebrate the joyful Christmas season including cute QQfamily members, an igloo for karaoke, a 12-metre Christmas tree on the open piazza and an experience zone of Qlippie, a portable HD camera worn as accessory. The best part of this exhibit is the majestic Christmas tree, on which the QQfamily members will show up along the “Jingle Bells” noel at every hour.
🕒 Ongoing until Jan 15, 2017
📍 99 Huaihai Middle Road // 淮海中路99号
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