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【2017/18】2018/05/26 Ode to Gallantry—3D Sound and Lighting Concert

“Silver saddle shinning upon white horse, galloping like meteor. Killing within ten steps, drifting away thousands of miles without leaving a trace.” “Ode to Gallantry”, written by the famous Tang Dynasty poet Li Bai, was the inspiration of the wuxia novel by JIN Yong and has become the symbolic wuxia icon for everyone. Seeking after Righteousness, keeping promise, disdaining worldly treasures, wuxia aroused awe-inspiring righteousness for more than a thousand of years, in this either questing for small and fortunate or craving for blood thirsty rampage, where can the true spirit of wuxia radiate?

This special TCO concert will fill your heart with gallantry! Bring famous classic title songs form famous wuxia films by top Taiwan male singers, and inviting Nanguan singer WANG Xinxin to interpret poems by Li Bai, and combining electric guitar with Gu-chin+ Percussion ensemble + Orchestra + Surround sound + Lighting effects in the main title concerto, this high-tech concert will shake you with immense joy and pride.

Time:2018/05/26 Sat.19:30
Place:Zhongzheng Auditorium, Taipei Zhongshan Hall
Price:300 500 800 1000  Buy Ticket

Director, compositor and arranger : CHEN Shu-Si
Nanguan pipa & voice: WANG Xinxin
Tenor: Fernando WANG
Baritone: WU Bai-Yu-His
Taipei Chinese Orchestra

CHEN Shu-Si: Prelude with Fire and Storm
3 Poems by Li Bai (Arr. CHEN Shu-si)
CHEN Shu-Si: Difficult Paths
CHEN Shu-Si: Ode to Gallantry – Concerto for Electric Guitar
Title Songs from Famous Wuxia Films (Arr. by CHEN Shu-si)