SHANGHAI CONSERVATORY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
The Shanghai Conservatory Symphony Orchestra is formed from
staff and wind and strings students of the Conservatory and its purpose there
is principally pedagogical. It also gives frequent concerts, often of new compositions,
and performs regularly for television and radio and in the recording studio.
Over the years the orchestra has introduced more than a hundred new works to
the public. The conductors of the Conservatory Orchestra include Yang Jiaren
and Wang Xiaotong, as well as Li Delun, Fan Chengwu, Chen Xieyang, Xia Feiyun,
Hou Runyu and Zhang Guoyong.