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The young piano virtuoso, Xin Xin, will appear as soloist in the final classical concert of the 2007 Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series on Thursday August 23, 2007, 7 pm. Xin Xin will be performing with the Marina del Rey Summer Symphony, conducted by its Music Director Frank Fetta.

Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water presents the Marina del Rey Summer Concerts free to the public.

Xin Xin will perform with the Orchestra Variations on a nursery song by Ernst von Dohnanyi and Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini by Sergei Rachmaninoff. The Orchestra will be heard in John Dankworth’s Decline and Fall of a Bridge and The Firebird Suite by Igor Stravinsky, the latter honoring Stravinsky’s 125th birthday.

Xin Xin is making his third appearance with Maestro Fetta and the Marina del Rey Summer Symphony. Xin Xin has captivated audiences internationally since childhood. He attended China’s prestigious Central Conservatory of music at the age of 8. Among the orchestras with which he has performed are Edmonton Youth Orchestra, Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra, USC University Orchestra and The Pacific Symphony Orchestra. In addition his appearances as a pianist, Xin Xin has taught master classes at universities, colleges and conservatories throughout China. Currently he is completing the artist diploma program at the Colburn Conservatory and performing as a member of the Metropolis Piano Trio.

Sponsors for the Marina del Rey Summer Concert Series are Los Angeles Supervisor Don Knabe, The Department of Beaches and Harbors, The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey and KUSC Classical FM 91.5. Host of the series is Rich Capparela, popular radio personality with KUSC FM.