GOH Anniversary Season
TAN DUN’sMartial Arts Trilogy
Performance Time: 2016/5/7(Sat.) 8:00pm
Performance Venue: Opera Hall, Guangzhou Opera House
Price: 280 480 680 880 1280 1680
Performance Duration: 135min.（15min. interval included）
The UNESCOglobal Goodwill Ambassador, world-renowned conductor/composer Tan Dun follows in the footsteps of his musical icons composer/conductor’s Mahler and Bernstein, in that his composing guides his conducting and his conducting simultaneously shapes his composing. He has made an indelible mark on the world's music scene with a creative repertoire that spans the boundaries of classical music, multimedia performance, and Eastern and Western traditions. A winner of today's most prestigious honors including the Grammy Award, Oscar/Academy Award, Grawemeyer Award for classical composition, Musical America's Composer of The Year, Bach of Germany Prize, and Moscow’s Shostakovich Award, Tan Dun's music has been played throughout the world by leading orchestras, opera houses, international festivals, and on the radio and television. As a conductor, Tan Dun has led the world's most esteemed orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Orchestre National de France, BBC Symphony Orchestra, FilharmonicadellaScala, MünchnerPhilharmoniker, the Santa Cecilia Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony. As a global cultural leader, Tan Dun uses his creativity to raise awareness of environmental issues and to protect cultural diversity. In 2010, Tan Dun served as “Cultural Ambassador to the World” for World EXPO Shanghai.
Tan Dun’s individual voice has been heard widely by international audiences. In recent seasons, his percussion concerto, The Tears of Nature, for world famous soloist Martin Grubinger that premiered last year with the NDR Symphony Orchestra and Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women-(symphony for 13 microfilms, harp and orchestra) co-commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Japan’s NHK Symphony and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam. His first Internet Symphony, which was commissioned by Google/YouTube, has reached over 23 million people online. His Organic Music Trilogy of Water, Paper and Ceramic has frequented major concert halls and festivals. Paper Concerto was premiered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the opening of the Walt Disney Hall. His multimedia work, The Map, premiered by YoYo Ma and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has toured more than 30 countries worldwide. Its manuscript has been collected by the Carnegie Hall Composers Gallery. His Orchestral Theatre: The Gate was premiered by Japan’s NHK Symphony Orchestra and crosses the cultural boundaries of Peking Opera, Western Opera and puppet theatre traditions. Other important recent premieres include Four Secret Roads of Marco Polo for the Berlin Philharmonic and Piano Concerto “The Fire” for Lang Lang and the New York Philharmonic. Tan Dun was commissioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to write the Logo Music and Award Ceremony Music for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Recently, Tan Dun has been appointed as Honorary Artistic Director of China National Symphony Orchestra.
Martial Arts Trilogy
World-renowned composer/conductor Tan Dun has had the honor of composing film music for three films by critically acclaimed directors: Ang Lee (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon), Zhang Yimou(Hero), and FengXiaogang (The Banquet). Combining the ancient tradition of Chinese martial arts philosophy and visual arts, the films were all received with high praise worldwide. The work consists of three concertos: Crouching Tiger Concerto for Cello,Hero Concerto for Violiand Banquet Concerto for Piano.
Dundemonstrates an ability to mix traditional Chinese sounds with Western orchestral styles, an appropriate approach to films with mixed origins.His Martial Arts Trilogy is pure beauty and cinematic drama. Scenes from three of his renowned films—including Hero, The Banquet, and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon—are played on the big screen while the orchestra performs the powerful scores live.
EldbjørgHemsing has established herself as one of the most promising and exciting violinists of her generation. Born in 1990, she had her orchestra solo debut with the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra at only age 11. As of today, she has already performed with orchestras such as the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Wiener Symphoniker, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, MDR Radio Symphony Orchestra Leipzig, NDR Radio Symphony Orchestra Hannover, Jyvaskyla Sinfonia, Poznan Philharmonic, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Norwegian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Ukrainian National Philharmonic Orchestra and many more. Recently, she performed at the She regularly performs for the King of Norway during state meetings and events.
A close collaboration links Eldbjørg with renowned composer and conductor Tan Dun, who invited her to perform his Hero Concerto with the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra; she also premiered several of his pieces, such as TheTriple Resurrection in Liepzig, his violin concerto The Loveduring the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai,accompanied bythe Trondheim Symphony Orchestra in the Far East. Asia is still in her radar as she is invited to performin the upcoming season with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Tan Dun.
As one of China’s rising stars, Zhu Lin has been hailed for her powerful performances, and has been described as one of the important young cellists of her generation. At the Shanghai Conservatory, she was designated as first chair of their widely recognized student orchestra, and during her time there was also selected to be a part of world-renowned composer/conductor Tan Dun’s acclaimed Water Heavens string quartet which has had over 200 performances.
In recent years, Zhu Lin has been active as a soloist at home and abroad. In December 2014, she performed in Santiago, Chile, at their annual Santiagoa Mil International Arts Festival, representing the China Shanghai International Arts Festival. In the same year, Zhu Lin was invited by China National Symphony Orchestra, and collaborated with Society of Entrepreneurs & Ecology, the most authoritative environmental organsation in China, in a nature-themed concert with wide critical acclaim. In 2015, she performed as soloist with the Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra for the opening of Ljubljana Festival; in the same year she was also invited to perform at the HSBC Global 150th anniversary celebrations in Hong Kong.
In China, Zhu Lin has collaborated as soloist with the China National Symphony Orchestra, Qingdao Symphony Orchestra and Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra.
Born in Shenyang Province, Zhu Lin is under the tutelage of renowned educator, Professor Cao Min, and is currently completing her post-graduate studies at Shanghai Music Conservatory.
Pianist and harpsichordist Magdalena Baczewskahas been praised for her “world-class playing” by the American Record Guide. Combining profound musicianship, passion for educating and a gift of public speaking, she is increasingly known for her innovative recital programming ideas and making her audiences think. "Baczewska enlightens…" writes the Palm Beach Arts Paper. Her performances, hailed as “eloquent and technically flawless” (The Washington Post), have been broadcast on radio stations across America, including WQXR, NPR, Voice of America, and on European Radio and Television. Magdalena was recently appointed Director of the Music Performance Program at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Magdalena is a laureate of international piano competitions, including the International Chopin Competition at the Kosciuszko Foundation, the MieczyslawMunz Competition, and the Dorothy MacKenzie Recognition Award, Prix du piano at the ÉcoleAméricaine in Fountainebleau, France. She is a recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Polish Minister of Culture, and a laureate of the Award for Outstanding Polish Citizen Abroad.
Baczewska's album, “A Tribute to Glenn Gould” was hailed by the American Record Guide as “an uncommonly good recording,” and the Gramophone described it as “beautiful and intimately scaled.” Her subsequent three albums, “Music for Dreams,” were released in collaboration with BlueSleep®, a medical team specialized in research and treatment of sleep disorders.
She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Manhattan School of Music (having studied with Constance Keene). And she is a full-time faculty member and Director of the Music Performance Program at Columbia University.
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四、 终曲：《复活》小提琴 大提琴 钢琴三重协奏曲
Hero Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
In the Chess Court
Gone with Leaves
Sorrow in Desert
Death of Hero
War and Peace
Crouching Tiger Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
Crouching Tiger，Hidden Dragon
Silk Road: Encounters
To the South
The Banquet Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Longing in Silence
Exile to Snowy West
Only for Love
The Triple Resurrection