Saturday, January 19, 2008

現代音古典樂—古琴.箜篌.書法.鋼琴


紐約琴社於2008年二月十日下午五點到八點 在曼哈頓Greenwich House音樂學院的Renee Weiler 音樂廳 (46 Barrow Street, NYC) 舉辦了一場 ” 現代音古典樂—古琴.箜篌.書法.鋼琴 ” 的音樂演奏會. 詳情及活動照片請點擊http://www.newyorkqin.org/events/2008/event08_2c.html

音樂會有中國傳統古琴曲及現代古琴曲的演奏, 箜篌古曲新奏以及現場日本書法與鋼琴即興的合作表演
節目內容大致如下:
傳統古琴曲新奏-- 袁中平先生譜曲演奏
箜篌古曲新奏—戴德先生譜曲, Tomoko Sugawara小姐演奏箜篌
現代古琴曲演奏—葉明媚女士譜曲演奏
現代箜篌曲演奏—Tomoko Sugawara小姐
傳統古琴曲演奏—張培幼小姐演奏明代古曲
另邀請了來自日本的藝術家 Takeshi Asai 和 Suiho Yajima 夫婦現場鋼琴與即興書法揮毫的合作表演

紐約琴社,是目前美東唯一的古琴文化組織, 由一群音樂家,藝術家,作家,及漢學家共同創立於2000年. 其創立初衷為教育及社員間的雅集,自2001年起,紐約琴社開始舉辦公開的音樂會及相關文化講座於美東各地. 此次的音樂會是紐約琴社與成立自1905年的Greenwich House音樂學院繼續合作.

Ancient Instruments, Modern Music from China and Japan

The New York Qin Society presented a unique concert of ancient and modern music from China and Japan. The concert was held on Sunday, February 10, 2008, at 5:00 pm. Renee Weiler Concert Hall, Greenwich House Music School, 46 Barrow Street, NYC. Performances featured recent works for the qin (a zither), modern transcriptions of ancient classical music for the qin and for the konghou (a harp, see below), as well as improvised music accompanying live calligraphy. In addition to the internationally-known performers of the Society, we had special guests Tomoko Sugawara, and Takeshi Asai and Suiho Yajima from Japan. Some of the highlights of the concert:
* Newly written pieces for the qin and konghou, including pieces by Jung-ping Yuan and Stephen Dydo based on ancient sources.
* New pieces for the qin and konghou performed by Mingmei Yip and Tomoko Sugawara as well as traditional pieces performed by Peiyou Chang.
* A demonstration by the Asai and Yajima of their improvised piano and calligraphy duet.

For program detail and photos, please visit http://www.newyorkqin.org/events/2008/event08_2c.html