What's on in Shenzhen

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SHENZHEN, May 19 (Xinhua) -- The following are shows and exhibitions available in Shenzhen in the coming week:

Tamsin Waley-Cohen Violin Recital

Date: May 23

Time: 8 p.m.

Place: the Sea World Culture and Arts Center


Described by the Guardian as a performer of "fearless intensity," Tamsin Waley-Cohen has established herself as one of the most insightful and versatile young British violinists. This season sees her debut in China with James Baillieu. She will be performing violin sonatas by Beethoven, Debussy, and Elgar alongside Heifetz's arrangements of pieces from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.

Kit Armstrong Piano Recital : The Goldberg Variations

Date: May 24

Time: 8 p.m.

Place: Shenzhen Concert Hall


The pianist Kit Armstrong began composing at five, and shortly after commenced piano studies. Today he performs at the world's premier concert venues, including the Vienna Musikverein, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Berlin Philharmonie. Sony Classical released Armstrong's solo debut album in September 2013. Juxtaposing the works of Bach, Ligeti and Armstrong, the CD is a fine example of Armstrong's ingenious programs; his selection of Bach Chorale Preludes attracted particular critical attention.

Line: Inheritance and Development--2019 Shenzhen Art Museum Contemporary Art Exhibition

Date: until June 2

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Place: Shenzhen Art Museum


The exhibition focuses on "line" - an element with unique charm in Chinese history and culture, and its development in Chinese contemporary art. The curator selects a segment of historical development since the mid-20th century, with 84 works from nine representative artists on show. Enditem

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