【2017/18】20180308 2018 Taipei Traditional Arts Festival Opening Concert—A Feast of Strings
The Annual Taipei Traditional Arts Festival Opening Concert this year will be headed by TCO’s principal conductor QU Chunquan and will feature two of China’s famous young musicians, Renjie and SUN Huang, in accompaniment. The concert will also present original music written for the orchestra by composer KUO Min-Chin, who won the grand prize in the 2016 TCO International Composition Competition.
Renjie was one of the“Top 10 Chinese Young Guzheng Musicians”by China Central Television (CCTV) and the first to win both a Wenhua Award and China Golden Bell Award in guzheng performance. An album for which she performed also won Best Instrumental Performance at the 20th Golden Melody Awards in Taiwan.
Erhu musician SUN Huang has experience in violin and has high standard for pitch precision. In pursuing the state of being one with her instrument, she has developed exceptional skills. She also won Gold Award in the string category at the 2nd CCTV Ethnic Instrumental Music Competition and an award for outstanding instruction in the International Erhu Competition.
At this musical feast, patrons will marvel at the remarkable skills of the musicians and taste regional flavors from all the stylistically diverse pieces. Join us in liberating your senses on this exhilarating musical journey!