NCPA May Festival 2019 met with music lovers

NCPAMay/04/2019
On May 3rd, the NCPA May Festival 2019 kicked off with China NCPA Orchestra and its Music Director LÜ Jia, clarinetist Paul Meyer, flugelhornist Gabor Boldoczki, bassoonist Gilbert Audin, oboist LIU Mingjia, violinist Siqing Lu and China Horn Ensemble.

Photo by GAO Shang

On the first half, China Horn Ensemble raised the curtain of the concert with Richard Strauss’ Wiener Phiharmoniker Fanfare, TrV 428/AV 109.

Photo by GAO Shang

Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu and oboist LIU Mingjia presented Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor, BWV 1060R.

Photo by GAO Shang

Flugelhornist Gábor Boldoczki performed Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (271k), for flugelhorn in the first half.

Photo by GAO Shang

On the second half, musicians of the China NCPA Orchestra interpreted Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Quartet, one of his representative works for chamber music.

Photo by GAO Shang

Richard Strauss is a giant in German and Austrian music. In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Richard Strauss’ death, China NCPA Orchestra established the concert series “Also Sprach R.Strauss”, to interpret his works in the 2019/2020 season.

Photo by GAO Shang

At the May 3rd concert, China NCPA Orchestra collaborated with clarinetist Paul Meyer and bassoonist Gilbert Audin in the performance of Strauss’ Duet-concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon, TrV 293/AV 147, which is also the first performance of the “Also Sprach R.Strauss” concert series.

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Apart from concerts at the NCPA, about 20 outreach programmes will be held during the music festival. On April 30th, the Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu walked into Xiongan New Area with China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus to show solicitude for city builders and pioneers on the arrival of the May Day, kicking off the 20 public-spirited performances.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

“The first public-spirited performance is held in Xiongan New Area during the NCPA May Festival in hopes that the refined art can promote the construction of Xiongan New Area and the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region,” said ZHAO Jiachen, Deputy Secretary of the CPC NCPA Committee and Vice President of the NCPA.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

The performance kicked off with a Hebei folk song with distinctive local characteristics—Visiting the Parental Home. Other well-known Chinese folk songs, such as Jasmine Flower and Legend, were also presented by the China NCPA Chorus.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

Then, the NCPA Octet performed pieces of the strong Chinese style, such as Chinese Sights and Sounds Suite, The Cowherd Boy, Little Running River and Song of Riddles.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

Violinist Siqing Lu performed The Four Season - Spring and part of the Butterfly Lovers with China NCPA Orchestra.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

After the first performance, the NCPA will give the rest public-spirited performance in different corners of the city, including institutions, schools, hospitals, communities and business areas, during the May Festival with the support of Chinese and foreign artists, ensembles and noted public figures to share with people chamber music in their daily life.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

  • On May 3rd, the NCPA May Festival 2019 kicked off with China NCPA Orchestra and its Music Director LÜ Jia, clarinetist Paul Meyer, flugelhornist Gabor Boldoczki, bassoonist Gilbert Audin, oboist LIU Mingjia, violinist Siqing Lu and China Horn Ensemble.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • On the first half, China Horn Ensemble raised the curtain of the concert with Richard Strauss’ Wiener Phiharmoniker Fanfare, TrV 428/AV 109.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu and oboist LIU Mingjia presented Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor, BWV 1060R.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • Flugelhornist Gábor Boldoczki performed Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (271k), for flugelhorn in the first half.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • On the second half, musicians of the China NCPA Orchestra interpreted Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Quartet, one of his representative works for chamber music.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • Richard Strauss is a giant in German and Austrian music. In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Richard Strauss’ death, China NCPA Orchestra established the concert series “Also Sprach R.Strauss”, to interpret his works in the 2019/2020 season.

    Photo by GAO ShangLearn more

  • At the May 3rd concert, China NCPA Orchestra collaborated with clarinetist Paul Meyer and bassoonist Gilbert Audin in the performance of Strauss’ Duet-concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon, TrV 293/AV 147, which is also the first performance of the “Also Sprach R.Strauss” concert series.

    Photo Learn more

  • Apart from concerts at the NCPA, about 20 outreach programmes will be held during the music festival. On April 30th, the Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu walked into Xiongan New Area with China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus to show solicitude for city builders and pioneers on the arrival of the May Day, kicking off the 20 public-spirited performances.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • “The first public-spirited performance is held in Xiongan New Area during the NCPA May Festival in hopes that the refined art can promote the construction of Xiongan New Area and the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region,” said ZHAO Jiachen, Deputy Secretary of the CPC NCPA Committee and Vice President of the NCPA.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • The performance kicked off with a Hebei folk song with distinctive local characteristics—Visiting the Parental Home. Other well-known Chinese folk songs, such as Jasmine Flower and Legend, were also presented by the China NCPA Chorus.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • Then, the NCPA Octet performed pieces of the strong Chinese style, such as Chinese Sights and Sounds Suite, The Cowherd Boy, Little Running River and Song of Riddles.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • Violinist Siqing Lu performed The Four Season - Spring and part of the Butterfly Lovers with China NCPA Orchestra.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

  • After the first performance, the NCPA will give the rest public-spirited performance in different corners of the city, including institutions, schools, hospitals, communities and business areas, during the May Festival with the support of Chinese and foreign artists, ensembles and noted public figures to share with people chamber music in their daily life.

    Photo by NIU XiaobeiLearn more

On May 3rd, the NCPA May Festival 2019 kicked off with China NCPA Orchestra and its Music Director LÜ Jia, clarinetist Paul Meyer, flugelhornist Gabor Boldoczki, bassoonist Gilbert Audin, oboist LIU Mingjia, violinist Siqing Lu and China Horn Ensemble.

Photo by GAO Shang

On the first half, China Horn Ensemble raised the curtain of the concert with Richard Strauss’ Wiener Phiharmoniker Fanfare, TrV 428/AV 109.

Photo by GAO Shang

Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu and oboist LIU Mingjia presented Bach’s Concerto for Violin and Oboe in C Minor, BWV 1060R.

Photo by GAO Shang

Flugelhornist Gábor Boldoczki performed Mozart’s Oboe Concerto in C Major, K. 314 (271k), for flugelhorn in the first half.

Photo by GAO Shang

On the second half, musicians of the China NCPA Orchestra interpreted Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and Quartet, one of his representative works for chamber music.

Photo by GAO Shang

Richard Strauss is a giant in German and Austrian music. In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Richard Strauss’ death, China NCPA Orchestra established the concert series “Also Sprach R.Strauss”, to interpret his works in the 2019/2020 season.

Photo by GAO Shang

At the May 3rd concert, China NCPA Orchestra collaborated with clarinetist Paul Meyer and bassoonist Gilbert Audin in the performance of Strauss’ Duet-concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon, TrV 293/AV 147, which is also the first performance of the “Also Sprach R.Strauss” concert series.

Photo

Apart from concerts at the NCPA, about 20 outreach programmes will be held during the music festival. On April 30th, the Music Director of NCPA May Festival, violinist Siqing Lu walked into Xiongan New Area with China NCPA Orchestra and Chorus to show solicitude for city builders and pioneers on the arrival of the May Day, kicking off the 20 public-spirited performances.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

“The first public-spirited performance is held in Xiongan New Area during the NCPA May Festival in hopes that the refined art can promote the construction of Xiongan New Area and the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region,” said ZHAO Jiachen, Deputy Secretary of the CPC NCPA Committee and Vice President of the NCPA.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

The performance kicked off with a Hebei folk song with distinctive local characteristics—Visiting the Parental Home. Other well-known Chinese folk songs, such as Jasmine Flower and Legend, were also presented by the China NCPA Chorus.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

Then, the NCPA Octet performed pieces of the strong Chinese style, such as Chinese Sights and Sounds Suite, The Cowherd Boy, Little Running River and Song of Riddles.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

Violinist Siqing Lu performed The Four Season - Spring and part of the Butterfly Lovers with China NCPA Orchestra.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

After the first performance, the NCPA will give the rest public-spirited performance in different corners of the city, including institutions, schools, hospitals, communities and business areas, during the May Festival with the support of Chinese and foreign artists, ensembles and noted public figures to share with people chamber music in their daily life.

Photo by NIU Xiaobei

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