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Story of Johann Strauss' 1872 U.S. Tour (2012)

Hosted by the Consul of the Beijing Music & Dance Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 12 Feb 19:30 - 21:00

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In Protected content , everything is so quiet and nice in Austria, where blue sky, bright sunshine, blooming flowers, singing birds and gently-running horses compose a beautiful picture. On the streets, people leisurely enjoy singing. The taverns are bustling, and pure and mellow beer is served. In imperial palaces, women present whirling dance with elegant dress.... John Strauss immerses in his music, and enjoys a happy and comfortable life.

In Protected content , everything is full of infinite passion and hope in the US. Running trains, busy factories, tall buildings and brisk cities.... During economic prosperity period, people cherish more expectations for the revitalization of culture. At the invitation of the American broker Gilmore, Strauss decides to go to Boston to take part in World Peace Celebration Concert. For this accomplished musician, he prefers to conquer an entirely unknown world rather than live a quiet life in Vienna. However, although he is psychologically prepared, enthusiasm, unruliness and craziness of the New World overwhelm him and make him extremely regretted. In face of the lineup of 20,000 performance personnel and 100,000 audiences, Strauss almost collapses. He even claims to give up the contract and flee from the scene...

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