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Thursday, September 14 2017 - 06:18
Opening ceremony of the 2nd Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians held in China's Zhuhai on Sep 12
ZHUHAI, China, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Following more than a year of preparation, the opening ceremony of the 2nd 
Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians was held in the 
Zhuhai Huafa & CPAA Grand Theatre in Zhuhai, China on the evening of September 

Guests attending the opening ceremony included members of the Standing 
Committee of the CPPCC National Committee, president of the Chinese Musicians 
Association and famous composer YE Xiaogang; and member of Zhuhai CPC Municipal 
Committee and the committee's Publicity Department director LONG Guangyan. The 
"all-star" jury comprising 15 leading musicians from within China as well as 
from abroad, including Austrian pianist and the event's artistic director for 
piano Klaus Kaufmann, Austrian violinist and the event's artistic director for 
the violin Paul Roczek, French pianist, conductor and jury chairman for piano 
Michel Beroff, and German classical violinist and jury chairman for the violin 
Friedemann Eichhorn, also attended the opening ceremony.  

Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Musicians is a comprehensive 
international non-profit communications event for young musicians, approved by 
the Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China under the aegis of 
the Guangdong Province Department of Culture, co-hosted by the Zhuhai Municipal 
People's Government and the Mozarteum University of Salzburg, Austria, and 
organized by Zhuhai Huafa Group. As an internationally influential cultural 
event, the competition, since its inception, has enjoyed the support of the 
Chinese Musicians Association as well as the Austrian Embassy in China and has 
been widely acclaimed across social circles. The event has joined the 
Alink-Argerich Foundation and become an internationally recognized art brand, 
gaining influence across the international art world. 

The opening concert was deemed a success. Macao Orchestra, a distinguished 
Asian ensemble, performed at the concert, with renowned conductor LU Jia 
serving both as the orchestra's artistic director and conductor at the event. 
One of last year's winning violinists HE Ziyu and winning pianists Mao Fujita 
also performed at the concert. The Macau Bride Suite, composed by YE Xiaogang, 
pushed the concert to an exciting climax. The event was a true blend of Chinese 
and Western culture, culminating in a wonderful evening.

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