The Relevant Tones team travels to Shanghai for New Music Week, a relatively new but impressive festival held by the oldest conservatory of music in China. This first in a four-part series features the music of Chinese composers featured at the festival.
Wen Deqing: The Glamor of Shanghai Concerto (excerpt)
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra/Gottfried Rabl; Qin Li-Wei, vc.
Chen Musheng – Morning Rays on the Sea (excerpt)
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra/ Rabl; Yunggie Ma, voice
Wen Deqing: The Sound Shining
Ensemble Intercontemporain/Beat Furrer; Lu Yiwen, erhu
Jia Daqun: The Prospect of Colored Desert
Ensemble Offspring/Roland Peelman
Ye Guohui: Beijing Opera Silhouettes
Lu Pei: Rhythm of Shanghai (excerpt)
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra/Gottfried Rabl; Jiang Hanchao, saxophone