China Here – Concertgebouw Orchestra & Tan Dun concerts – Amsterdam

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At the end of January 2015, the Dutch Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra will collaborate with the renowned Chinese musician Tan Dun for his piece Wolf Totem in Amsterdam.

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is one of the very best orchestras in the world, with the exceptional acoustics of Het Concertgebouw playing an important role in its reputation. During the 3 nights thematic event titled “China here”, Tan Dun will also present his new piece Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women, among a string of Chinese folk songs.

An unforgettable evening out The Concertgebouw is one of the best concert halls in the world, famous for its exceptional acoustics and varied programme. It serves as the home base of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and features performances by the world’s best orchestras, conductors and soloists. Bernard Haitink once praised The Concertgebouw as the best instrument in the orchestra that it houses. The wide-ranging programme offers an excellent selection of classical, pop and jazz music. Attend a concert and have an evening you will never forget. Come experience inspiring music in the beautiful surroundings of the Main Hall or the more intimate Recital Hall.

Programme

29 Jan 2015  21:15 – 22:20

Tan Dun – Wolf Totem, concert voor contrabas en orkest (In opdracht van

Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest)

Tan Dun – Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women

30 Jan 2015  20:15 – 21:55

Debussy – Rapsodie, L. 116

Tan Dun – Wolf Totem, concert voor contrabas en orkest (In opdracht van Koninklijk Concertgebouworkest)

Tan Dun – Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women

31 Jan 2015  20:15 – 21:55

Chou Wen-Chung – Three Folk Songs

Tan Dun – Southern Home Son (Nan Xiang Zi)

Li Jun – Dawn Breaking

Ye Xiaogang – Datura, op. 57

Ye Xiaogang – Spring in the Forest (Lin Quan)

Tan Dun – Concerto for String Quartet and Zheng

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