Tour 4

In 2016, the Year of the Monkey will be welcomed with Chinese New Year Concerts in Hungary, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Audiences can expect a multifaceted and energetic performance with top soloists, presented by the Chinese Traditional Orchestra of China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater.


ORCHESTRA

Orchestra-mini-IIGuangdong National Orchestra

Guangdong National Orchestra was founded in 1949, after the revolution and development of the National Band of the South China Song and Dance Ensemble, Guangdong Song and Dance National Ensemble. Guangdong National Orchestra became an independent institution in 2011, and one of the most powerful traditional Chinese music groups. The professional Chinese music orchestra was also the first to open season performances in the Chinese mainland. Sin 2002, the group has ushered in the fifteenth music season, and accumulated rehearsal over 3000 repertoires. The current music director and concertmaster conductor is the outstanding Chinese conductor Zhang Lie.

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CONDUCTOR

ConductorhongxiaZHANG LIE 
Music Director and concertmaster

Zhang Lie is a member of Chinese Musicians Association and the director of China Nationalities Orchestra Society. He is the vice Secretary-General of China Conductor Committee and also a national level Conductor.

NowZhang Lie is a Permanent conductor of China Radio and Film Symphony Orchestra as well as the China Radio National Orchestra and also compose music in the creation studio of it.Now Zhang Lie is employed as music director and principal conductor of Guangdong National Orchestra

THE HEAD AND PRINCIPAL PERCUSSIONIST

Lin-GanCHEN ZUOHUI

Renowned percussionist and National Class One Performer, Chen is currently the head and Principal Percussionist of the Guangdong Chinese Orchestra, an expert of Ministry of Culture, a Guangdong CPPCC member, the Vice-President of Literature and Art Association, the Vice-Chairman of Guangdong Musicians Association, the leader of Guangdong Percussion Association, the Vice-Chairman of Guangdong Chinese Orchestra Association, the executive director of Chinese Orchestra Society (COS), the Vice-President of Percussion Institute in COS, and the Vice-President of Chinese Percussion Institute in China Musicians Association. He is also the guest professor at Central Conservatory of Music and China Conservatory of Music, and a master’s supervisor of South China Normal University.

PROGRAM

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1. Chinese national orchestra: The Dragon Boat Race
Composed by He Liutang
Rearranged by Li Fubin
In 2016, the Year of the Monkey will be welcomed with Chinese New Year Concerts in Hungary, Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Audiences can expect a multifaceted and energetic performance with top soloists, presented by the Chinese Traditional Orchestra of China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater.

SIGN OF THE YEAR

sheep-mini-IIROOSTER

You are born in the year 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993 or 2005. Then you will have a very special birthday in the coming year. According to the Chinese Zodiac you are born in the Year of the Rooster which will be celebrated in 2017. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are loyal, trustworthy and extremely sociable.

Rooster (Yin, 2nd Trine, Fixed Element Metal): Acute, neat, meticulous, organized, self-assured, decisive, conservative, critical, perfectionist, alert, zealous, practical, scientific, responsible. Can be over zealous and critical,puritanical, egotistical, abrasive, proud, opinionated, given to empty bravado.