Daily guide to shows, concerts, events in China

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BEIJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- The following is a list of major shows, concerts, exhibitions and events in China on Tuesday, July 9:

-- Concert: Dresden Kreuzchor

Location: National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Dresden Kreuzchor, one of the world's oldest boys' choirs, will bring a 110-minute-long concert that includes a wide range of music like Bach's Der Geist, John Rutter's It Was a Lover and His Lass, as well as folk songs from Sweden, Italy and Finland.

Based in the German city of Dresden, the 800-year-old choir has been invited to perform outside Europe in places such as Israel, Canada, Japan and the United States. Their extensive artworks have been documented in numerous recordings.

-- Dance: Golden Cicada Sculpture and Candy Figurine

Location: National Center for the Performing Arts, Beijing

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Inspired by the folklore of Beijing, the dance work was created to interpret culture. The original music is played on traditional instruments, including the sanxian, a three-stringed instrument, and jinghu, a two-stringed fiddle used in Peking Opera.

-- Concert: Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra

Location: National Library Arts Center, Beijing

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra is recognized as an outstanding Bay Area music program and has received numerous awards from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. It presents several classical and youth outreach concerts each season.

The orchestra maintains a commitment to cultural exchanges through international tours. Touring destinations have included many countries in Europe, Oceania and South America. Enditem

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