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[Press Release] Taipei Symphony Orchestra’s US Tour was Highly Praised by the Washington Post

In order to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the sister city between Taipei and Atlanta, Taipei Symphony Orchestra was invited to perform at Atlanta, as the cultural ambassador of Taipei.

Taipei Symphony Orchestra was also invited by The Washington Performing Arts to have its debut at Music Center at Strathmore on November 15th. The performance was highly praised by The Washington Post, with the title “Pride and Passion”, The Washington Post described TSO’s performance as “...striking a warm balance between the radiant strings, majestic brass and glowing winds....”
At the afternoon of November 16th, TSO was invited to perform a flash mob at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Musicians of the TSO formed a Brass Sixtet and performed “Autumn” by Vivaldi, “Going Home” by Dvorak, as well as classical Taiwanese pieces including “Green Island Serenade” and “Taipei’s Sky”. By performing music that’s enriched by Taiwan’s music uniqueness, TSO brought to the Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, a special musical experience.
On November 17th, TSO celebrated the 40th years anniversary of the sister cities between Taipei and Atlanta by performing at the Georgia State University’s Atlanta Rialto Center with concert titled “Symphony Taipei”. This concert was highly anticipated by the oversea Asian communities, many important political guests were at the concert to celebrate this friendship between the two cities, included Robb Pitts, the Chairman of Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Robb Pitts mentioned that, in the 40 years of sister city with Taipei, the relationship, especially in the art field, only grows deeper. He also specially praised the TSO as an important treasure in the culture of Taiwan.

This tour was positively received by the mainstream audiences of the States. For TSO, this tour is significantly meaningful, and have added another good chapter to its international image.
Link to original article by The Washington Post: https://wapo.st/2O4SO64


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