Shanghai Fei-yun Chinese Orchestra was established by renowned conductor – Professor XIA Fei-yun at the beginning of 2012, currently it is the only large-scale orchestra that was spontaneously established by conductors, performers and educators. The head as well as the art director of the orchestra is Professor XIA Fei-yun, at the same time, a batch of influential performers at home and abroad such as WENG Zhan-fa, XU Chao-ming and ZUO Yi-wei are included in this orchestra. In addition, a lot of excellent performers that graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Fudan University as well as Shanghai University of Finance & Economics joined in the orchestra as well.
After the orchestra was established, it had the opportunity to work with young performers such as LI Zhi-qing, LU Yi-wen and ZHOU Ji-lai. At the beginning of 2013, the orchestra successfully launched New Year concert in Shanghai. At the end of 2013, Shanghai Feiyun Chinese Orchestra worked with the China National Traditional Orchestra to launch a concert in Beijing National Grand Theater, the concert was a huge success. In August, 2014, the orchestra had The Weekly Radio Broadcast Concert in Shanghai Concert Hall, and the program called Classic 947 and some other media made the concert live. Moreover, several classic works published by the orchestra such as “Apsaras”, “Profound Night t”, “The Moon is High”, “The Silk Road” were repertoires that were widely welcomed by the audience.
In recent years, under the guidance of Professor XIA Fei-yun, the orchestra has become a fully fledged, professional and energetic band, and wins the intense attention from the experts as well as the enthusiasts. Mr. PIAO Dong-sheng and Mr. LIU Xi-jin, who were the chairmen of Chinese Traditional Orchestra Society spoke highly of Feiyun Chinese Orchestra, the head of National Traditional Orchestra of China —Mr. XI Qiang, vice chairman of Chinese Traditional Orchestra Society Mr. WANG Shu-wei, and secretary — Mr. LIU Yu-sheng came to the spot to watch the concert and all praised Feiyun Chinese Orchestra as a well-trained and professional orchestra.
Nowadays, this young Chinese philharmonic orchestra still keeps its initial goal in mind: wholeheartedly devoted to inherit and disseminate Chinese modern folk music; wholeheartedly devoted to support and guide the young but talented performers; actively indulge into charity and welfare activities to promote the development of folk music; at the same time, make an all-out effort to make Feiyun Chinese Orchestra as the first-class traditional orchestra in Shanghai, or even nationwide, or even worldwide.