Tan Dun & China National Symphony Orchestra Concert


by Kamilla Yunusova on June 1st, 2015   484 views

When and Where

  • 01/06/2015
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

  • National Center for Performing Arts
    2 W Chang'an Ave, Xicheng, Beijing, China
    Beijing
    China
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Tan Dun & China National Symphony Orchestra Concert

Event Details

Tan Dun is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

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Tan Dun is a Chinese contemporary classical composer and conductor, most widely known for his scores for the movies Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero, as well as composing music for the medal ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. His works often incorporate audiovisual elements; use instruments constructed from organic materials, such as paper, water, and stone; and, are often inspired by traditional Chinese theatrical and ritual performance. In 2013, he was named a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador.

The China National Symphony Orchestra (Chinese: 中国交响乐团,abbreviated CNSO) is China’s national orchestra.
It was originally founded as the Central Philharmonic Orchestra of China in 1956 under the baton of the famous Chinese conductor Li Delun. In 1996, it was restructured and renamed the China National Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Xia Guan is the orchestra’s executive director. The orchestra’s principal conductor is Michel Plasson, principal resident conductor is Xincao Li, Muhai Tang is the conductor laureate and En Shao is the principal guest conductor.

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