Liverpool is the home to the oldest Chinese community in Europe and the Liverpool-based Pagoda Chinese Youth Orchestra (PCYO) is also the oldest Chinese Youth Orchestra in Europe. Led by Mr Li, the orchestra performs on traditional Chinese instruments. They have performed in many illustrious venues including the Royal Albert Hall.
In 2010 they performed with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra at the Shanghai World Expo, and now they are coming to Hoylake for a short concert. Featured in their concert will be the Guzheng (Chinese) harp ensemble, led by Zi Lan whose playing has been described as expressive, powerful and stunning.
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