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During the 'Day of the Romantic Music' in Rotterdam
Successful performances by Xiaojia
Hilversum (NL), Fri, 15. Aug 2003

Last Sunday 10 August, during the "Day of the Romantic Music" held in the idyllic surroundings of the Park at the foot of the Euromast in Rotterdam, Xiaojia performed two series of shorter pieces for cello and piano, accompanied by Caecilia Boschman.
During her first performance, at the central stage, Xiaojia played a Sérénade by Francis Poulenc, Mauresque & Berceuse by George Templeton-Strong, Lied ohne Worte by Mendelssohn, the first of the Fünf Stücke im Volkston by Schumann, Glazunov's Chant du Ménéstrel and Adagio & Rondo by Carl Maria von Weber.
At another location she repeated the pieces by Poulenc, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Glazunov and moreover played Tchaikovsky's Nocturne and Ariel & Gavotte élégante from the Cinq morceaux pour violoncelle et piano by Julius Röntgen.
The public reacted with great enthousiasm to both performances.

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