2015 Conducting Competition

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During December, 4 candidates rehearsed with the orchestra. For most, it was their first time conducting a Chinese orchestra. It was a positive learning experience for both the conductors and…

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Conducting Competition Panel

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Dr. Mark Vuorinen Canadian conductor, Mark Vuorinen, is Artistic Director and Conductor of Kitchener-Waterloo’s Grand Philharmonic Choir, a symphonic chorus whose repertoire includes the great masterpieces for chorus and orchestra. …

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Concert 2015 音樂會: Ancient Poetry, New Melodies《古辭新韻  情未了》

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGn684TrnLeCDp52i_VnyKCQPEw42CdM8 A concert of ancient poetry recitation, vocal solo, choir, and traditional Chinese orchestra 發揚中華文化精粹,以朗誦,獨唱,獨奏 及大型中樂隊隆重推出 When: Sunday, June 28, 2015 7:30 PM, Pre-concert talk: 6:45 PM Venue: George Weston Recital…

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Choral Works

Choral Works Tsinghua Alumni Performing Arts Group (TAPAG) choir will present two pieces: 1. 无伴奏混声合唱《美丽的草原我的家》 《美丽的草原我的家》为欣赏者展开一幅美丽的草原画面,风吹绿草、洁白的羊群以及牧民居住的毡包都呈现在我们面前,在具有蒙古族风味的曲调中,抒情优美的旋律如飘过草原上空的云朵,绽开在听众眼前,使人陶醉。民族的就是世界的,这首歌独特的民族韵味使它成为一首经典作品,并被联合国教科文组织选入教材,这是值得国人骄傲的。 The Chorale “Beautiful Prairie, My Home” presents the audience with a panoramic landscape of…

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Introduction to “Thoughts”

https://youtu.be/ULx16D2STsA Thoughts 張九齡 作詞 江南有丹橘, 經冬猶綠林 豈伊地氣暖, 自有歲寒心 可以薦嘉賓, 奈何阻重深 運命惟所遇, 循環不可循 徒言樹桃李, 此木豈無陰。 唐代詩人張九齡被貶官之後寫了“感遇”哲理詩,作曲家郭亨基譜曲並寫了合唱加大樂隊來表達詩人對於人生種種遭遇之感慨。此詩借用橘樹比喻人,用對比和表揚手法來歌頌橘樹的高尚,純潔,清香之品質。並借用山川阻隔之環境來比喻自己得不到朝廷應有之重視;申訴不平,也表達了自己懷才不遇的憤愾。 全曲音調幽美典雅。節奏,調式,風格。合唱與樂隊相繼展現的諸多變化之豐富尤甚。然而結尾卻極為強烈而短促,給人對詩人一生坎坷遭遇欲言又止。餘情未盡憤然的遺憾。 (程路禹 注解)。 Thoughts, by Jiuling Zhang In the south, a tangerine tree grows; its…

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