In order to welcome the upcoming National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holiday on Oct 1-8, members of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra put on a special performance on Sept 25 in Huaxi district of Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province.
At the concert, in addition to renditions of music, the performers also introduced the musical instruments they played and talked about them in detail with the audience.
They discussed their instruments' shapes, playing methods and timbre, as well as discussed the composers of the music they played.
The special performance at Huaxi Pinhua Middle School was divided into two parts: involving a string quintet and a brass quintet.
A special performance is put on by members of Guiyang Symphony Orchestra. [Photo/huaxi.gov.cn]
Later, in another concert given at Guiyang Tsinghua High School in Huaxi, the musicians chose to play nine classical and modern compositions, winning warm applause from the audience.
The organizers said the event aimed to improve the cultural tastes of students and enrich their cultural lives.
Teachers and students enjoy the musical performance. [Photo/huaxi.gov.cn]