Huayi 华艺节 2018 Feel the Beats! Ju Percussion Live in Concert 击乐之悦

Date

24 Feb 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Genre

World Music

Details

“The Ju Percussion group… Has eager, active and highly competent performers.” – The New York Times

“Not only was the performance uniquely presented, but the running and training of the Ju Percussion Group demonstrated professionalism.”

– All Music Magazine, Taiwan

Taiwan’s famed percussion ensemble makes their explosive debut at Esplanade, presenting an evening of powerful percussion, thrilling choreography and stunning virtuosity. This pulsating concert features specially commissioned works for percussive instruments by Taiwanese and French composers, bound to captivate music lovers.

Well-known around the world for their innovative blend of East and West, traditional and contemporary, Ju Percussion Group is a theatrical music percussion group consisting of members who possess masterful virtuosity in playing Western percussion instruments as well as Chinese gong drum music, and other forms of Asian traditional music. The group has wowed audiences across the world with their dynamic musicality and showmanship at more than 3,000 performances in 31 countries to date, in venues such as the Barbican in London and the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna.

Ju Tzong-Ching, founder and artistic director of the group, has played a significant role in enhancing the wide interest in percussion music in Taiwan in the last two decades. In 1992, he established the Ju Percussion Music School, the domestically developed educational system and the fastest channel to promote the percussive arts in Taiwan.

“朱宗庆打击乐团……拥有高热情与活力,且具高度竞争力的团员。”——《纽约时报》

“朱宗庆打击乐团迅速扩展音乐教育,在推广打击乐方面拥有杰出的成就。”—国际打击乐艺术协会

乐迷引颈以待的朱宗庆打击乐团,在其首登华艺节的舞台上,势必震撼你我的视听感官!

成立于1986年的朱宗庆打击乐团,融合传统与现代、跨界多变的风格独树一帜,是台湾最受瞩目的打击乐团。31年来乐团坚持不断精进,倾力于音乐的经营,至今已在全球31个国家的多个著名音乐厅,包括伦敦巴比肯艺术中心和维也纳音乐厅,演出超过3000场,盛名远播,在世界乐坛占有一席之地。

集热情、活力与专业于一身的朱宗庆打击乐团,将带来多位台湾作曲家,包括张琼樱、何鸿棋、洪千惠等,以及法国作曲家嘉荷雷瓦提和日本作曲家樱井弘二的委托创作作品。舞台上展现的中西打击乐器缤纷多样,音色丰富多彩;音乐家卓越的演奏功力,让经典与创意相互烘托,展现打击乐的热情,谱出充满生命节奏的新乐章!

(时长约1小时40分钟,包括20分钟中场休息。)

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Venue

Esplanade Concert Hall
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981

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