Coming Events

The Leyi 2019 Silk Road Music Festival

  • Summer 2019; with multiple locations in the Shanghai region.
  • International artists and music business professionals from seventeen Silk Road International Music Alliance member countries will be performing.
  • Sponsored by The Silk Road International Music Alliance.

Previous Activities

MIDEM 2018, China Music Industry Conference.

  • June 5-8, 2018, Cannes, France.
  • The Silk Road International Music Alliance presented two projects from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the China Records Group and signed a cooperation agreement with the members from the Music Alliance.

Silk Road Indie Music Festival

  • December 2017; Chengdu, China.
  • This music festival is the Silk Road International Music Industry Alliance’s first large-scale musical performance event.
  • This music festival creates an effective gateway for East and West music and cultural exchanges.

Silk Road International Music Forum

  • August 12, 2017; Quanzhou, China.
  • This is the first forum sponsored by the Silk Road International Music Industry Alliance.
  • Government representatives and many independent musicians, domestic mainstream media and leading industry guests attended the Forum.

Silk Road International Music Alliances at MIDEM 2017

  • June 3-5, 2017, Cannes, France.
  • Representatives of music production and publishing companies from 17 countries (Georgia, India, Japan, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Russia, Belgium, the United States, South Africa, Canada, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and China) formally signed a music cooperation agreement to establish the Silk Road International Music Industry Alliance.

Maritime Silk Road International Music Forum

  • March 2017, Ningbo City, China.
  • The second annual festival sponsored by the National Government.
  • More than 100 music leaders from China and abroad, including media reporters and music lovers, attended The Maritime Silk Road International Music Forum.

Maritime Silk Road Music Festival

  • November 2016, Ningbo City, China.
  • This was the first Maritime Silk Road Music Festival. The success of this event received acclaim form the government, establishing this festival as an annual event.
  • Ningbo is the starting point of the Maritime Silk Road and is an important city along the “One Belt, One Road” initiative.

Romanian National Ballet Company accompanied by the Romanian Symphony Orchestra

  • October 19-26, 2015; Shanghai and Beijing.
  • Onsite Audience: 10,000+ ticket sales.
  • 300,000+ viewers in China, 53,400 viewers in Europe, and 5,200 in North America.

The National China Orchestra, China’s Centre for Performing Arts, Beijing

  • November 7, 2014; The Kimmel Center, Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia
  • Shanghai Center Theater (by the Portman Ritz-Carlton).
  • Onsite Audience: 6,500 people.
  • Online audience: 86,000 people in China, 7,500 in North America.

Philadelphia Orchestra’s Concert in Shanghai

  • May 25, 2014; Shanghai.
  • Shanghai Center Theater (next to the Portman Ritz-Carlton).
  • Onsite Audience: 3,000 maximum seats in theater.
  • Online audience: 57,500 viewers in China, 24,600 in North America, 87,000 in Europe.
  • Post viewing/re-broadcast: 86,000 total viewers.

The Boundless Magic of East Meets West

  • November 15, 2013; Madison WI and Shanghai.
  • Venue streamed from Madison to Shanghai.
  • Featured a real-time duet between Leyi’s performaning artists in Madison and Shanghai.
  • Onsite Audience: 250 (300 maximum seats in theater).
  • Online audience: 287,500 viewers in China, 28,100 in North America, 72,300 in Europe.

Live Event Streaming In and Out of China: 2013 to 2015