The 2020 iSING! Suzhou International Young Artists Festival took place in SIP from Nov 13 to 25, gathering young artists from China, the United States, Russia, Serbia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Ukraine and other countries.
As a highlight of the festival, the concert themed “Ancient Tang Poems from iSING! Suzhou to the World” was staged at the Grand Theatre of SIP’s Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre on Nov 24.
In 90 minutes, 12 artists from different countries performed a list of Chinese songs created based on Tang poems (Chinese poems created in the Tang Dynasty (618–907)). Chinese conductor Lin Daye led the performances, and Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, China National Traditional Orchestra, China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater and New Era Children’s Art Troupe shared the stage.