Manfred Honeck, conductor; Orion Weiss, piano; Vienna State Opera Concert Choir, Taiwan National Experimental Chorus, National Sun Yat-sen University Women's Chorus and Kaohsiung Medical University Singers; vocal soloists.
• May 14: National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing. Rouse's "Rapture," Strauss' "Tod und Verklarung" and Beethoven's Symphony No. 7.
• May 15: National Centre for the Performing Arts. Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor," and Mahler's Symphony No. 1.
• May 16: Shanghai Oriental Arts Center. Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor" and Symphony No. 7.
• May 20: Main Stadium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Symphony No. 9, "Choral," fourth movement.
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PG audio: The PSO, soloists and choirs rehearse Beethoven's Ninth at the Kaohsuing Main Stadium.
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