HUANGLING, China, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Huangling, one of China's most picturesque countryside villages, hosted China Central Television's 2016 Four Seasons Theatre program on October 27, as part of the five-month China (Huangling) Shaiqiu Culture Festival.
The Four Seasons Theatre is a seasonal outdoor concert program, which stages four shows each year at different locations that best represent each season. Shaiqiu, (pronounced shy-cho) or "crop drying in mid-air" is a Huangling folk culture that involves villagers sun-drying colorful chili pepper and corn harvests around the houses throughout the year. This fall concert set in Huangling, an ideal destination to understand Chinese history and culture , featured 17 renowned Chinese musicians and singers as well as China Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the top 10 most influential orchestras in the world. Violinist Huang Mengla opened the concert performing the first movement of Vivaldi's violin concerto "Autumn", which best represented the season of harvest. Acclaimed folk singer Lei Jia performed the song "Unforgettable Jasmine Flower" that resonated a different kind of music memory, and world famous baritone Liao Changyong brought two different pieces to audiences, the Chinese song "Passionate Land" and Russian song "Moscow Nights".