Tang Prize Week
Tang Prize Concert

Date:September 26, 2016 (Monday)


Venue:National Concert Hall


Players: Rolf-Peter Wille, Yen Chun-Chieh, Lee Che-Yi, Eric Chen, Taipei Symphonic Orchestra, Taipei Philharmonic Chorus


Conductor: Chiu Chun-Chiang


A representation of the spirit of Chinese culture and music, the Tang Prize Concert brings the majestic sounds and grand sights that symbolize the accomplishments of the prize laureates. Performances include Rolf-Peter Wille and Yen Chun-Chieh playing F. Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra, which was chosen to represent the spirit and traditions of the prize. This will be followed by a rendition of Taiwanese composer Ma Shui-long’s The Invisible Temple, played by the Taipei Symphonic Orchestra and the Taipei Philharmonic Chorus with Chiu Chun-Chiang conducting. The Tang Prize has also invited Yiu-Kwong Chung, the composer of the Fanfare for the Tang Prize, and Lee Che-Yi to arrange a special suite of musical pieces to honor each of the laureates.