UCCA Beijing

Lovely Rosemary: Wang Xiaomao Violin Solo Recital

15:00 - 16:30

Performing Arts
Location:  UCCA Auditorium

UCCA is pleased to present “Lovely Rosemary: Wang Xiaomao Violin Solo Recital” by violinist Wang Xiaomao and pianist Li Xiang. The programs includes such classics as “Schön Rosmarin,” “Tambourin Chinois,” and many more.


First Half

1. “Rondino on a Theme of Beethoven” by Fritz Kreisler

2. “Liebesleid” by Fritz Kreisler

3. “Liebesfreud” by Fritz Kreisler

4. “Salut d’Amour” by Edward Elgar

5. “Tambourin Chinois” by Fritz Kreisler

10-Minute Intermission

Second Half

6. “Romance in F Major, Op. 50” by Ludwig van Beethoven

7. “Meditation” by Jules Massenet

8. “Schön Rosmarin” by Fritz Kreisler

9. “Schindler’s List” by John Williams

10. “La Ronde des Lutins” by Antonio Bazzini

(Program subject to change.)

Ticketing & Participation

Presale: RMB 100

Door: RMB 120

Presale tickets can be purchased on Douban.


*You can collect your ticket from the ticket desk 30 minutes before the event begins.

*No late entry.


Wang Xiaomao was born in 1978 and began studying the violin at the age of four with his father. At nine, he attended the elementary school of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, going on to study at the conservatory with Zhang Shixiang. In 1997 he entered the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, and studied under Huang Xiaozhi, Wang Zhenshan, and Lin Chaoyang. After completing his studies at the Central Conservatory of Music, he pursued higher study at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg in Breisgau with Rainer Kussmaul, the first concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2005 he became the concertmaster of the Theater Freiburg, where he performed regularly as a solo violinist. He returned to China in 2010, becoming the concertmaster of the National Centre for the Performing Arts and a guest lecturer at the China Conservatory of Music. He is currently concertmaster for the National Ballet of China Symphony Orchestra.Li Xiang is an active concert pianist and associate professor at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing. Along with her busy teaching schedule, Li remains committed to chamber music, giving multiple performances each year at Beijing’s most prestigious concert halls and foreign embassy gatherings. Li’s playing style is natural, elegant, and richly textured. Her repertoire appeals to classical music lovers of all ages and nationalities.


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