Nov 11: Concert by Itzhak Perlman
It is no exaggeration that Itzhak Perlman is one of the best violinists of the world. Born in 1945, the Israeli-American violinist, conductor and pedagogue has won 16 Grammy Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and performed at a White House State Dinner. This talented musician with a unique charisma is coming to Shanghai, an opportunity not to be missed!
Sat Nov 11, 2pm-3.30pm; RMB80-1280. Shanghai Oriental Art Center. See event listing.
Till Nov 12: SONSARA
SONSARA (Eternal Sound) is French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s first solo exhibition in China. Boursier-Mougenot's work features the combination of musical and visual elements. By including sound, images and landscapes together, his exhibition brings impact on visitors, both spatially and emotionally. Through the artist’s six large sound installations, immerse yourself in the endless charm of nature and life, and reflect on the evolving relationship between the two.
10am-6pm (Closed Monday); RMB50. Minsheng Art Museum. See event listing.
Nov 23- Dec 6: Musical – West Side Story
Inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, this classic Broadway musical tells the tragic story of Tony and Maria, whose families belong to two opposing street gangs. Premiered in 1957, the musical was nominated for six Tony Awards and eventually won two. Now this dynamic show has come to Shanghai, so bring your children and enjoy this ‘milestone in musical-drama history.’
Nov 23-24, Nov 28-Dec 1, Dec 5-6, 7.30pm-10pm; Nov 25-26, Dec 2-3, 2pm-4.30pm, 7.30pm-10pm; RMB80-1080. SAIC Shanghai Cultural Square. See event listing.
All Month: The Cave Paintings of Lascaux
Located in south western France, Lascaux Cave is decorated with over 600 wall paintings from the Upper Paleolithic time. The cave was inducted into the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in 1979. The exhibition features replicas from the cave and gives visitors a chance to learn about life and culture from 17,000 years ago through historical materials such as parietal wall paintings and vivid sculptures. Get ready to be fascinated by the mystery and beauty of prehistory.
9am-5.15pm (Closed Monday); RMB60. Shanghai Science and Technology Museum. See event listing.
All Month: 2017 Lumières Shanghai Lights Festival
TeamLab's first outdoor art project in China, teamLab Crystal Fireworks makes its debut at Ruihong Tiandi Hall of the Moon! With their 3D LED technology, different styles and modes can be displayed, according to your choice. The debut of teamLab Crystal Fireworks also marks the opening of the 2017 Lumières Shanghai Lights Festival. In the following weeks, Ruihong Tiandi will bring more fabulous light art. So, what are you waiting for? Head down to Ruihong Tiandi Hall of the Moon and feel the sensation of lights!
10am-10pm. Ruihong Tiandi Hall of the Moon. See event listing.