The Beijing Chinese Orchestra (BCO) has been active for nearly 30 years as one of the most important performing arts groups in Beijing. BCO has produced numerous remarkable concerts and productions infused with Beijing local culture, BCO also regularly performs at the most important diplomatic events in Beijing, including the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and APEC China 2014 in Beijing. BCO has received positive feedback for performances on tours to such countries as the United States, France, Japan, Korea, Belgium, Switzerland, and Monaco as part of official cultural delegations of the China Central Government and Beijing Municipal Government.
The upcoming Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster, falls on January 28, 2017. The celebration of this biggest holiday in China will last 30 days. Therefore, BCO’s US Northwest Tour brings President Xi Jinping’s New Year’s greeting to overseas Chinese and American friends. At the same time to spread Chinese culture and enhance Sino-US relationship.