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Osmo Vänskä /// Music Director

The Peking Acrobats Perform Their 30th Anniversary Tour Program at Orchestra Hall

 

Chinese acrobatic ensemble returns to Minneapolis for one performance at Orchestra Hall on February 21, accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra


The Peking Acrobats, an Award-winning Chinese acrobatic ensemble, returns to Orchestra Hall on February 21 to perform their 30th Anniversary Tour program. This ensemble has been astounding audiences in Minnesota and around the globe since 1986 with everything from trick cycling and juggling to precision tumbling and contortionism. This performance is accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra and includes acrobatic acts such as Diving Daring Do, Bodacious Body Balancing and Bicycle Pagoda.

The performance is held at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis on Sunday, February 21, at 1 p.m. with tickets priced from $25 to $60. Tickets are available at minnesotaorchestra.org and by phone at 612-371-5656. For further purchasing details, please refer to the information section at the conclusion of this press release. [Please note: the Minnesota Orchestra does not perform on this program.]

The Peking Acrobats
Celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, the Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics, an art that dates back more than 2,000 years. The ensemble has toured throughout the world to great acclaim and has appeared on Guinness Book Primetime TV where they set the world record for the Human Chair Stack. They also recently made their Hollywood Bowl debut. In this program, they are accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra, which plays traditional Chinese instruments in harmony with the Acrobats’ awe-inspiring feats. For more information, visit iaipresentations.com or imgartists.com.


Live at Orchestra Hall
THE PEKING ACROBATS

Sunday, February 21, 2016, 1 p.m. / Orchestra Hall

The Peking Acrobats

Tickets: $25-$60

OH+ Event
Learning in the Lobby:
Families can enjoy a variety of hands-on learning stations curated by Friends of the Minnesota Orchestra, beginning at 11:45 am, in the Orchestra Hall lobby.

Visit minnesotaorchestra.org/OHplus for more details on this and other OH+ events.


TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION

Subscription packages and individual tickets can be purchased online at minnesotaorchestra.org, or by calling 612-371-5656 (612-371-5642 for subscriptions) or 800-292-4141. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Orchestra Hall Box Office, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and beginning two hours before all ticketed performances); and at the Minnesota Orchestra Administrative Office, International Centre, 5th floor, 920 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis (open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). For more information, call 612-371-5656, or visit minnesotaorchestra.org. For subscriptions, call 612-371-5642 or visit minnesotaorchestra.org/subscribe. For groups of 10 or more, call 612-371-5662.

All programs, artists, dates, times and prices subject to change. 

The Star Tribune is the Minnesota Orchestra’s media partner for the 2015-16 season.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. 


PRESS CONTACT:

Gwen Pappas, Director of Public Relations 
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Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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