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PLA Orchestra celebrates 60th anniversary

07-12-2012 11:08 BJT

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This year marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Orchestra. To mark the occasion, a concert has been held at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

Performers of the orchestra once again present melodies familiar to every Chinese such as "The Sportsman March" and "Welcome March", which strikes a chord in the hearts of the audience.

Founded in 1952, the People’s Liberation Army Orchestra is China’s only national-level military band, and has performed in over 7,500 large scale ceremonies. With some of China’s best professionals in music conducting, composing, playing, and in art management, it is now a vastly popular orchestra - one of the best known in China and an influential member in the global industry.

To mark the occasion, a concert is held at the National Center for the Performing Arts.

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CNTV.CN

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