NEW YORK, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Wailian Overseas Consulting Group, Ltd. announced today that it has signed on as a Major Tour Sponsor for Carnegie Hall’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America ("NYO-USA") summer 2015 tour to China.
The NYO-USA is comprised of more than a hundred of the finest young musicians from across the United States. This summer, the orchestra will travel to Asia for the first time ever with a seven-city tour through China, with performances in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Xi’an, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, and Hong Kong from July 15-26. The tour will formally launch with a performance at New York City’s Carnegie Hall on July 11. Led this summer by conductor Charles Dutoit, NYO-USA will be joined on tour by internationally-renowned pianist YUNDI as guest soloist. The orchestra’s program will include a new work by composer Tan Dun.
In July 2014, NYO-USA’s visit to China was designated as one of four Cultural Pillars by the U.S. Department of State and Chinese government for the Fifth U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE). The CPE aims to enhance and strengthen ties between the citizens of the United States and the People’s Republic of China in the five pillar areas of culture, education, science and technology, sports, and women’s issues.
Sir Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director of Carnegie Hall said, "Carnegie Hall is very grateful for this important show of support for NYO-USA by Wailian Overseas Consulting Group. The orchestra’s first tour to China will be an amazing opportunity for musical and cultural discovery. Many thanks to Wailian for helping to make this incredible programpossible, connecting talented young musicians from across the US with music lovers throughout China."
Ms. Linda He, CEO and President of Wailian Overseas Consulting Group, Ltd. remarked, "We are very honored to become a major tour sponsor for Carnegie Hall’s 2015 NYO-USA summer tour to China. Wailian specializes not only in finding outstanding investment opportunities for Chinese citizens seeking to emigrate, but also in promoting cultural exchange and harmony between our two countries. We are proud to support some of the great musicians of tomorrow."
About NYO-USA: Each summer, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute brings together the finest young musicians from across the country (ages-16-19) to form the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America (NYO-USA). Following a comprehensive audition process and a two-week training residency with faculty made up of principal players from top professional orchestras, these remarkable teenagers embark on a tour to some of the great music capitals of the world, serving as America’s dynamic music ambassadors.
Launched in summer 2013 to great critical acclaim, the first-ever NYO-USA presented concerts with famed conductor Valery Gergiev and renowned violinist Joshua Bell to enthusiastic audiences in Washington DC; St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia; and at the BBC Proms in London, England. The 2014 orchestra, led by dynamic American conductor David Robertson with virtuoso violinist Gil Shaham as soloist, made its debut at Carnegie Hall in New York City, followed by a coast-to-coast US tour. For more information, visit carnegiehall.org/nyousa.
About Wailian Overseas Consulting Group, Ltd.: As a proven leader in the investment immigration industry, Wailian has established a solid reputation that continues to flourish. Now with over 300 employees and 20 offices internationally, Wailian is recognized by Chinese investors, U.S regional centers and developers as a global leader in attracting premium investment opportunities for its clients. Wailian’s experienced professionals are dedicated to providing the best service to its clients, thus earning us the "Most Trusted Brand" award. Wailian was the first company in the industry to establish project centers overseas dedicated to performing ongoing due diligence reviews for its projects, providing the greatest level of security to protect the interests of investors.
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