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  • June 27, 2017

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


    June 27, 2017
    London, UKCadogan Hall

    Falla: Danza ritual del fuego
    Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger Concerto
    Tan Dun: Intercourse of Fire and Water
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Jing Zhao, cello
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • June 20 & 21, 2017

    Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet


    June 20 & 21, 2017
    New York, NY, USAPark Avenue Armory

    Works by Yi-Wen Jang, Zhou Long and Tan Dun
    Wu Man, pipa
    Shanghai Quartet

  • June 16, 2017

    China National Traditional Orchestra


    June 16, 2017
    Beijing,, ChinaNational Center for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Internet Symphony
    Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger Concerto for cello and orchestra
    Tan Dun: Fire Ritual Violin Concerto
    Tan Dun: Cell Phone Symphony
    Tan Dun, conductor
    China National Traditional Orchestra

  • June 11, 2017

    Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature


    June 11, 2017
    Hamburg, GermanyElbphilharmonie Hamburg Grosser Saal

    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature

    Martin Grubinger, percussion
    Alexander Georgiev, percussion

  • May 13, 2017

    Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra


    May 13, 2017
    Shanghai, ChinaShanghai Oriental Arts Center

    Tan Weiwei / Tan Dun: Vocal Concerto: The Song Lines of China
    Tan Dun: Dunhuang Ancient Music from Original Manuscript
    Tan Dun: Four Secret Roads of Marco Polo

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra

  • May 5, 2017

    Beijing Symphony Orchestra


    May 5, 2017
    Beijing, ChinaNational Center for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Intercourse of Fire and Water
    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for Water Percussion and Orchestra
    De Falla: Danza ritual del fuego
    Stravinsky: Firebird
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Beijing Symphony Orchestra
    Zhao Jing, cello

     

  • April 20, 2017

    Farewell My Concubine


    April 20, 2017
    Singapore, SingaporeEsplanade Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Concerto for Piano and Peking Opera Soprano “Farewell My Concubine”

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds

    Bartók: Dance Suite

    Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, Op. 19: Suite

    Tan Dun, conductor

    Singapore Symphony Orchestra

  • March 31 & April 1, 2017

    Symphony of Colors: Terracotta Premiere


    March 31 & April 1, 2017
    New York, USAMetropolitan Museum of Art

    Tan Dun: Symphony of Colors: Terracotta (World Premiere)
    Tan Dun: Triple Concerto: Hero for violin, violoncello, piano, and orchestra (World Premiere)

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Ken Hamao, violin
    James Jeongwan, cello
    Robert Fleitz, piano
    The Julliard Orchestra

     

  • March 12, 2017

    Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature


    March 12, 2017
    Essen, Germany

    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature

    Juanjo Mena, conductor
    Martin Grubinger, percussion
    BBC Philharmonic

     

  • February 11, 2017

    Lunar New Year in Sydney


    February 11, 2017
    Sydney, AustraliaSydney Opera House

    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – The Secret Songs of Women
    Guan Xia: 100 Birds Flying towards the Phoenix
    Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite
    Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture

  • February 4, 2017

    Lunar New Year in Melbourne


    February 4, 2017
    Melbourne, AustraliaHamer Hall

    Tan Dun: Concerto for Piano and Peking Opera Soprano “Farewell My Concubine”
    Guan Xia: 100 Birds Flying towards the Phoenix
    Tan Weiwei: Song Lines
    Falla: El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
    Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919)

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • January 31, 2017

    Lunar New Year in Auckland


    January 31, 2017
    Auckland, New ZealandAotea Center

    Tan Dun: Concerto for Piano and Peking Opera Soprano “Farewell My Concubine”
    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
    Falla: El amor brujo: Ritual Fire Dance
    Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird (1919)

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Auckland Philharmonia

  • January 12, 2017

    Concerto for String Quartet and Pipa


    January 12, 2017
    Edmond, OK, United StatesArmstrong Auditorium

    Tan Dun: Concerto for String Quartet and Pipa

    Shanghai Quartet

    Wu Man, pipa

  • December 18, 2016

    Wolf Totem


    December 18, 2016
    Antwerp, BelgiumdeSingel

    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem
    Nielsen: Aladdin Suite
    Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
    Jan Latham-Koenig, conductor
    Dominic Seldis, soloist
    Symphonie Orkest Vlaanderen

  • December 15, 2016

    Wolf Totem


    December 15, 2016
    Bruges, BelgiumConcertgebouw

    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem 
    Nielsen: Aladdin Suite
    Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
    Jan Latham-Koenig, conductor
    Dominic Seldis, soloist
    Symphonie Orkest Vlaanderen

  • December 8 & 9, 2016

    The Map


    December 8 & 9, 2016
    Brno, Czech RepublicJanacek Opera House

    Tan Dun: The Map
    Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
    Alan Buribayev, conductor
    Matthew Barley, cello
    Brno Philharmonic Orchestra

  • November 20, 2016

    Dunhuang Inspired: An Afternoon with Tan Dun


    November 20, 2016
    New York, NY, USAAsia Society

    Tan Dun talks on his research and inspiration while exploring the cave temples of Mogao. The event includes performances by percussionist Chenchu Rong and pipa player Wenqing Shi.

  • November 12, 2016

    Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem


    November 12, 2016
    Littleton, MA, United StatesLittleton Performing Arts Center

    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem

    Dvorak: In Nature’s Realm

    Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral”

    Erik Harris, double bass

    Bruce Hangen, conductor

    Indian Hill Symphony Orchestra

  • November 10, 2016

    Concerto for Orchestra from Marco Polo


    November 10, 2016
    Hradec Králové, Czech RepublicHradec Králové Philharmonic Hall

    Tan Dun: Concerto for Orchestra 
    Viver: Orion
    Golijov: Azul
    Tomas Brauner, conductor
    Filharmonie Hradec Králové

  • November 4 & 5, 2016

    Martial Arts Trilogy


    November 4 & 5, 2016
    Seoul, KoreaLotte Hall

    Tan Dun: Martial Arts Trilogy

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

  • October 28, 2016

    Water Passion after St. Matthew


    October 28, 2016
    Shanghai, China

    Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew (China premiere)
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Stephen Bryant, bass
    Maria Chiara Chizzoni, soprano
    Alexandrina Boyanova, violin
    Felix Fan, cello
    Gert Francois, lead percussion
    Tom Pipeleers, percussion
    Xinru Zhang, percussion
    Yuanlin Chen, keyboard/sampler

    Internationale Chorakademie Lübeck

     

     

     

  • October 23, 2016

    Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra


    October 23, 2016
    Tianjin, China

    Michael Gordon: Romeo
    Tan Dun: “Farewell my Concubine” Concerto for Peking Opera Soprano & Piano
    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind & Birds
    Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Ralph van Raat, piano
    Xiao Di, Peking Opera soprano
    Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra

  • October 22, 2016

    Beijing Music Festival


    October 22, 2016
    Beijing, ChinaBeijing Music Festival

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind & Birds
    Tan Dun: Concerto for Piano & Peking Opera Soprano “Farewell my Concubine”

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Xiao Di, Peking Opera soprano
    Ralph van Raat, piano
    Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra

     

  • October 21, 2016

    Crouching Tiger Concerto


    October 21, 2016
    Espoo, FinlandTapiola Hall

    Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra

    Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Galánta

    Gioachino Rossini: Une larme

    Luigi Boccherini: Cello Concerto No. 10

    David Popper: Requiem for Three Cellos and Orchestra

    Hei-Ye Ni, cello

    Dalia Stasevska, conductor

    Tapiola Sinfonietta

  • October 20, 2016

    Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra


    October 20, 2016
    Guangzhou, ChinaSymphony Hall

    Michael Gordon: Romeo
    Tan Dun: “Farewell my Concubine” Concerto for Peking Opera Soprano & Piano
    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind & Birds
    Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Ralph van Raat, piano
    Xiao Di, Peking Opera soprano
    Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra

  • October 15, 2016

    Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds


    October 15, 2016
    Akron, OhioEJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
    Christopher Wilkins, conductor
    Akron Symphony Orchestra

  • October 14, 2016

    BASF Festival


    October 14, 2016
    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, GermanyDeutsche Staatsphilharmonie

    Tan Dun: Martial Arts Trio (World premiere)
    China Trio

  • October 13, 2016

    BASF Festival


    October 13, 2016
    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, GermanyDeutsche Staatsphilharmonie

    Tan Dun: Concerto for Piano & Peking Opera Soprano “Farewell my Concubine” (European premiere)
    Tan Dun: Out of Peking Opera
    Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges
    Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Yingdi Sun, piano
    Siqing Lu, violin
    Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pflaz

  • October 12, 2016

    BASF Festival


    October 12, 2016
    Ludwigshafen am Rhein, GermanyDeutsche Staatsphilharmonie

    Tan Dun: Intercourse of Fire and Water, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
    Smetana: Vltava
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Li-Wei Qin, cello
    Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pflaz

  • September 25, 2016

    China National Symphony Orchestra


    September 25, 2016
    Beijing, ChinaNational Center for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on Three Notes
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes
    Takemitsu: A String Around Autumn
    Takemitsu: Three Film Scores
    John Williams: Selections from Memoirs of a Geisha
    Gustavo Dudamel: The Liberator
    Tan Dun: Selections from Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon & The Banquet

    China National Symphony Orchestra
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • September 22, 2016

    Nu Shu –The Secret Songs of Women


    September 22, 2016
    Oulu , FinlandMadetoja Hall

    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – The Secret Songs of Women
    Leo McFall, conductor
    Anni Kuusimäki, harp
    Oulu Symphony Orchestra

     

  • September 4 & 5, 2016

    Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa


    September 4 & 5, 2016
    Aachen, GermanyEurogress

    Tan Dun: Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa
    Jam P. Liu, conductor
    Sinfonieorchester Aachen

  • August 26, 2016

    Suntory Hall 30th Anniversary


    August 26, 2016
    Tokyo, JapanSuntory Hall

    Tan Dun: Orchestral Theater II: Re
    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on 3 Notes
    Takemitsu: I Hear the Water Dreaming
    Takemitsu: Gémeaux

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Bunkichi Arakawa, oboe
    Joergen van Rijen, trombone
    Stephen Bryant, bass
    Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra

  • August 17-19, 2016

    Sydney Symphony Orchestra


    August 17-19, 2016
    Sydney, AustraliaSydney Opera House

    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem
    Gyger: Acquisition
    Stravinsky: Petrushka
    David Robertson, conductor
    Alex Henery, double bass
    Sydney Symphony Orchestra

     

     

  • July 30, 2016

    Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa


    July 30, 2016
    Beijing, ChinaNational Center for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Concerto for String Orchestra and Pipa

    Wu Man, pipa

    NCPA Orchestra

  • July 17, 2016

    Dunhuang Inspired: An Evening with Tan Dun


    July 17, 2016
    Los Angeles, CaliforniaGetty Center
  • July 13, 2016

    Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds


    July 13, 2016
    Boston, MA, United StatesDCR Hatch Memorial Shell

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia – The Secret of Wind and Birds

    Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture

    Copland: Music for Movies

    Michael Gandolfi: The Garden of Cosmic Speculation – Part I

    Respighi: The Pines of Rome

    Christopher Wilkins, conductor

    Boston Landmarks Orchestra

  • July 3, 2016

    Tan Dun leads China National Symphony Orchestra


    July 3, 2016
    Beijing, ChinaNational Centre for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Tears of Nature
    Tan Dun: Timpani Concerto, Spring
    Tan Dun: Marimba Concerto, Autumn
    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto, Winter
    Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
    Tan Dun, conductor
    China National Symphony Orchestra

  • June 10, 2016

    Ravinia Festival


    June 10, 2016
    Highland Park, Illinois, Martin Theatre

    Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew
    (Chicago Premiere)
    Los Angeles Master Chorale
    (Grant Gershon, Director)
    Delaram Kamareh, Soprano
    Stephen Bryant, Bass-baritone
    Shalini Vijayan, Violin
    Cecilia Tsan, Cello
    David Cossin, Percussion
    Theresa Dimond, Percussion
    John Wakefield, Percussion

  • May 26 & 28, 2016

    Orchestre National de Lyon


    May 26 & 28, 2016
    Lyon, FranceAuditorium Orchestre National de Lyon

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on 3 Notes
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – The Secret Songs of Women for 13 micro films, harp and orchestra
    Béla Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Orchestre National de Lyon

     

  • May 21, 2016

    Water Concerto


    May 21, 2016
    North Bethesda, MD, United StatesThe Music Center at Strathmore

    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra

    Holst: The Planets

    John Storgårds, conductor

    Christopher Lamb, percussion

    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

    Baltimore Choral Arts Society Women’s Chorus, Tom Hall, director

     

  • May 20 & 22, 2016

    Water Concerto


    May 20 & 22, 2016
    Baltimore, MD, United StatesJoseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra
    Holst: The Planets

    John Storgårds, conductor
    Christopher Lamb, percussion

    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
    Baltimore Choral Arts Society Women’s Chorus, Tom Hall, director

     

  • April 21, 2016

    Brussels Philharmonic


    April 21, 2016
    Kortrijk, BelgiumDe Kortrijkse Schouwburg

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on 3 Notes
    Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major
    Muhai Tang, conductor
    Brussels Philharmonic

  • March 20, 2016

    Classics IV


    March 20, 2016
    Los Angeles, CA, United StatesPantages Theatre

    Tan Dun: Water Passion After St. Matthew

    Sarah Ioannides, conductor

    Tacoma Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

     

  • March 19, 2016

    Tan Dun Conducts Water Passion


    March 19, 2016
    Brussels, BelgiumPalais des Beaux-Arts

    Tan Dun: Water Passion after St. Matthew
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Flemish Radio Choir & Brussels Philharmonic Soloists
    Maria Chiara Chizzoni, soprano
    Stephen Bryant, bass
    Yuanlin Chen, keyboard
    Gert François, percussion

  • March 13, 2016

    Heaven Earth Mankind


    March 13, 2016
    Los Angeles, CA, United StatesWalt Disney Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Heaven Earth Mankind

    National Children’s Chorus

    American Youth Symphony

     

  • March 11, 2016

    Tan Dun conducts Tan Dun


    March 11, 2016
    Rotterdam, The NetherlandsBig Room, de Doelen Concert Hall

    Film: Water, The Tears of Nature
    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra
    Film: Paper, The Sound of Nature
    Tan Dun: Paper Concerto for paper percussion and orchestra

    Tan Dun, conductor

    Rotterdam Philharmonic

  • March 4 & 5, 2016

    Naples Philharmonic Masterworks


    March 4 & 5, 2016
    Naples, FL, United StatesHayes Hall, Artis-Naples

    Hatzis: The Isle is Full of Noises
    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra
    Mahler: Symphony No. 1 “Titan”

    Andrey Boreyko, conductor
    Colin Currie, percussion

    Naples Philharmonic

  • February 18, 2016

    Symphonic Series: Fire & Water


    February 18, 2016
    Eugene, OR, United StatesSilva Concert Hall, Hult Center

    Traditional Korean Folk Song: “Arirang”

    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra

    Takemitsu: Night Signal

    Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird

    Danail Rachev, conductor

    Pius Cheung, percussion

    Eugene Symphony

  • February 14, 2016

    Lunar New Year


    February 14, 2016
    Melbourne, AustraliaHamer Hall

    Smetana: Má Vlast Vltava
    Wu: Southern Music: Silk Road on Water
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
    Tan Dun: The Map

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Li Wei Qin, cello
    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

  • February 13, 2016

    Lunar New Year Concert


    February 13, 2016
    San Francisco, CA, United StatesDavies Symphony Hall

    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra
    Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
    San Francisco Symphony

     

  • February 9, 2016

    Lunar New Year


    February 9, 2016
    New York City, NY, United StatesDavid Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center

    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – The Secret Songs of Women Symphony for 13 micro films, harp and orchestra (New York Premiere)

    Li Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture

    Chen Gang and He Zhanhao: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto

    Long Yu, conductor

    Maxim Vengerov, violin

    Nancy Allen, harp

    New York Philharmonic

  • January 22 & 24, 2016

    Mahler and Martial Arts


    January 22 & 24, 2016
    Tuscon, AZ, United StatesTuscon Music Hall

    Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra
    Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde

    George Hanson, conductor laureate
    Sasha Cooke, mezzo
    Richard Cox, tenor
    Anne Gratz, cello

    Tuscon Symphony Orchestra

     

  • November 27, 28 & 29, 2015

    Peter and the Wolf


    November 27, 28 & 29, 2015
    St. Louis, MO, United StatesPowell Hall

    Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1, “Classical”

    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: The Wolf (U.S. Premiere)

    Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden Suite

    Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

    David Robertson, conductor

    Erik Harris, double bass

    St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

  • November 14, 2015

    Water Passion After St. Matthew


    November 14, 2015
    New York, NY, United StatesThe Metropolitan Museum of Art, Temple of Dendur

    Tan Dun: Water Passion After Saint Matthew

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Stephen Bryant, baritone
    Elizabeth Keusch, soprano
    Adi Boyanova, violin
    Felix Fan, cello
    David Cossin, lead percussion
    Yuanlin Chen, keyboard

  • November 13, 14 & 15, 2015

    HUI: snow, moon & flower


    November 13, 14 & 15, 2015
    Taipei, TaiwanAutumn Dance Festival, National Theatre & Concert Hall of National Performing Arts Centre

    Tan Dun: selected piano works
    Iván Pérez Aviles and Ming-Lung Yang, choreography
    Cryptic, creative direction
    Dance Forum Taipei and Anmaro Asia Arts, producers

  • September 20, 2015

    Tears of Nature at NSO Season Opening Ball Concert


    September 20, 2015
    Washington, D. C., United StatesConcert Hall of The Kennedy Center

    Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25, “Classical”

    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto – The Tears of Nature

    Keiko Abe: Prism Rhapsody (shortened version)

    Astor Piazzolla: Libertango

    Loesser / Brown-Freed: If I Were a Bell / Singin’ in the Rain

    Jason Robert Brown: It All Fades Away (from The Bridges of Madison County)

    Stephen Sondheim: Anyone Can Whistle / Being Alive

    George Gershwin: I Got Rhythm (arrangement tba)

    Bedrich Smetana: The Bartered Bride – Overture and Three Dances

    Christoph Eschenbach and Steven Reineke, conductors

    Sutton Foster, vocals

    Martin Grubinger, percussion

    National Symphony Orchestra

  • September 19, 2015

    Water Concerto


    September 19, 2015
    Kyoto, JapanKyoto Concert Hall

    Smetana: Vltava
    Tan Dun: Water Concerto for water percussion and orchestra
    Toru Takemitsu: Hear the Water Dreaming
    Britten: Four Sea Interludes
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Haruka Fujii, percussion
    Nobutaka Shimizu, flute
    Kyoto Symphony Orchestra

  • September 4 & 5, 2015

    Season Opening: Tan Dun’s Nu Shu


    September 4 & 5, 2015
    Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on Three Notes
    Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – The Secret Songs of Women
    Zeyu Victor Li, violin
    Zhang Xinru, percussion
    Hong Kong Philharmonic

  • August 21, 2015

    Tan Dun & HKO: The Secret Songs of Women


    August 21, 2015
    Helsinki, FinlandHelsinki Festival

    Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1
    Uuno Klami: Cheremissian Fantasy
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu – Secret Songs of Women
    Tan Dun, conductor
    Anni Kuusimäki, harp
    Anssi Karttunen, cello
    Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra

  • August 13, 2015

    Hollywood Bowl: Martial Arts Trilogy (with film)


    August 13, 2015
    Los Angeles, California, Hollywood Bowl

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Zhang Zuo, piano
    Ray Chen, violin
    Johannes Moser, cello

    TAN DUN: Banquet Concerto
    TAN DUN: Hero Concerto
    TAN DUN: Crouching Tiger Concerto
    TAN DUN: The Triple Resurrection

  • July 31, 2015

    Farewell My Concubine: Qing Yi Opera & Piano Symphonic Poem


    July 31, 2015
    Guangzhou, ChinaGuangzhou Symphony Orchestra - Xinghai Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Farewell My Concubine: Qing Yi Opera & Piano Symphonic Poem, World Premiere
    Long Yu, conductor
    Yuja Wang, piano

  • July 26, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 26, 2015
    Hong Kong, ChinaHong Kong Cultural Centre

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 24, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 24, 2015
    Guangzhou, ChinaXinghai Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 23, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 23, 2015
    Shenzen, ChinaShenzen Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 21, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 21, 2015
    X'ian, ChinaX'ian Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 19, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 19, 2015
    Suzhou, ChinaSuzhou Cultural and Arts Centre

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 17, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 17, 2015
    Shanghai, ChinaShanghai Oriental Art Center

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 15, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States
    Tour of China


    July 15, 2015
    Beijing, ChinaNational Centre for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 11, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States


    July 11, 2015
    New York, New York, United StatesCarnegie Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • July 10, 2015

    National Youth Orchestra of the United States


    July 10, 2015
    Purchase, New York, United StatesPurchase College Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Passacaglia: The Secret of Wind and Birds (commissioned by Carnegie Hall)
    Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, “Emperor”
    Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique
    Charles Dutoit, conductor
    Yundi, piano

  • June 28, 2015

    Martial Arts Trilogy


    June 28, 2015
    Ljubljana, SloveniaFestival Ljubljana

    Tan Dun, conductor

    Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra

  • June 27, 2015

    Martial Arts Trilogy


    June 27, 2015
    Trieste, ItalyPiazza Unità

    Tan Dun, conductor

    Orchestra Teatro Verdi

  • June 21, 2015

    The Map: Concerto for cello, video and orchestra
    Four Secret Roads of Marco Polo


    June 21, 2015
    Milan, ItalyFilarmonica della Scala - Teatro degli Arcimboldi

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Anssi Karttunen, cello

  • June 1, 2015

    Peter and The Wolf: Children’s Day Concert


    June 1, 2015
    Beijing, ChinaNational Centre for the Performing Arts

    Tan Dun, conductor

    China National Symphony Orchestra

  • May 7, 2015

    Tan Dun: Living in Future (Visual Music & Performance)


    May 7, 2015
    Venice, ItalyChina Pavilion at Arsenale

    Tan Dun mounts Living in Future at the 2015 Venice Biennale

  • May 6, 2015

    Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women


    May 6, 2015
    Venice, ItalyTeatro Goldoni

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on There Notes 
    John Cage: 4’33”
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (Italian Premiere)

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Petra van der Heide, harp
    Chenchu Rong
    Orchestra Regionale Filarmonia Veneta

     

     

  • April 25, 2015

    Martial Arts Trilogy


    April 25, 2015
    San Francisco, CaliforniaSan Francisco Symphony - Davies Symphony Hall

    Tan Dun: Selections from “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,”
    “The Banquet,” and “Hero”
    Damian Iorio, conductor
    Ryu Goto, violin
    Peter Wyrick, cello
    Robin Sutherland, piano

  • April 11 & 12, 2015

    Water Passion After St. Matthew


    April 11 & 12, 2015
    Los Angeles, California, USALos Angeles Master Chorale - Walt Disney Hall

    Stephen Bryant, bass
    Yuanlin Chen, digital sampler
    David Cossin, lead percussion
    Cecilia Tsan, cello
    Grant Gershon, conductor
    April 11, 2015 at 02:00PM
    April 12, 2015 at 07:00PM

  • April 11, 2015

    Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature


    April 11, 2015
    Beijing, ChinaChina Philharmonic Orchestra - Forbidden City Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto “The Tears of Nature”
    Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
    Martin Grubinger, percussion
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • April 4, 2015

    Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature


    April 4, 2015
    Shanghai , ChinaShanghai Symphony - Shanghai Symphony Hall - Concert Hall

    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto “The Tears of Nature”
    Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
    Martin Grubinger, percussion
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • March 7, 2015

    Internet Symphony No. 1: Eroica


    March 7, 2015
    Visalia, California, USATulare County Symphony Orchestra - Visalia Fox Theater

    Tan Dun: Internet Symphony No. 1 “Eroica”
    Mason Bates: Desert Transport
    Beethoven: Symphony No. 3

  • March 6, 2015

    Percussion Concerto: The Tears of Nature; Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem


    March 6, 2015
    Taipei, TaiwanNational Symphony Orchestra - National Concert Hall

    ASIAN PREMIERE
    C. Debussy: Rhapsody for Clarinet and Orchestra
    Tan Dun: Percussion Concerto “The Tears of Nature”
    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem
    Maurice Ravel: Bolero
    Yung-Ho Fu, double bass
    May-Lin Ju, clarinet
    Ju Percussion Group, percussion
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • February 28th, 2015

    Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women


    February 28th, 2015
    Melbourne, AustraliaHammer Hall

    Tan Dun, conductor
    Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

    Tan Dun Symphonic Poem on 3 Notes
    Puccini Turandot: ‘Signore, ascolta!’
    Puccini Gianni Schicchi: ‘O mio babbino caro’
    Ravel Bolero
    Tan Dun Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women

  • February 21, 2015

    Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women


    February 21, 2015
    Singapore, Esplanade Concert Hall

    Huayi Festival
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • February 19, 20 & 21, 2015

    The Triple Resurrection


    February 19, 20 & 21, 2015
    Los Angeles, California, USAWalt Disney Concert Hall

    WEST COAST PREMIERE
    Huanzhi: Spring Festival Overture
    Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso
    Chopin: Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise
    Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations
    Tan Dun: The Triple Resurrection
    Jian Wang, cello
    Ning Feng, violin
    Haochen Zhang, piano
    Xian Zhang, conductor

  • February 12, 2015

    Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem


    February 12, 2015
    Liverpool, EnglandLiverpool Philharmonic Hall

    UK PREMIERE
    Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
    Tan Dun: Contrabass Concerto: Wolf Totem
    Hindemith: Concerto for Orchestra
    Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
    Marcel Becker, bass
    Darrell Ang, Conductor

  • February 4, 2015

    Water Passion After St. Matthew


    February 4, 2015
    Lübeck, GermanyJakobikirche

    Chorakademie Lübecke
    Maria Chiara Chizzoni (soprano)
    Stephen Bryant (baritone)
    Jiamin Wang (violin)
    Beibei Wang (percussion)
    Yuanlin Chen (sampler)

  • February 3, 2015

    Water Passion After St. Matthew


    February 3, 2015
    Hamburg, GermanySt. Catharine’s Church

    Lux Aeterna Festival
    Chorakademie Lübecke
    Maria Chiara Chizzoni (soprano)
    Stephen Bryant (baritone)
    Jiamin Wang (violin)
    Beibei Wang (percussion)
    Yuanlin Chen (sampler)

  • January 31, 2015

    AAA Festival: Contemporaries: CHINA here


    January 31, 2015
    Amsterdam, The NetherlandsHet Concertgebouw

    Chou Wen-Chung, Three Folk Songs
    Tan Dun, Southern Home Song (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

    Tan Dun (speaker)
    Yuan Li (zheng)
    Marijn Mijnders (violin)
    Anna de Vey Mestdagh (violin)
    Saeko Oguma (viola)
    Julia Tom (cello)
    Kersten McCall (fluit/bass flute)
    Petra van der Heide (harp)
    Jeroen Bal (piano)

  • January 29 & 30, 2015

    Contrabass Concerto: The Wolf – WORLD PREMIERE


    January 29 & 30, 2015
    Amsterdam, the NetherlandsConcertgebouw

    Debussy: Rhapsodie for Clarinet and Orchestra (Première rapsodie)
    –intermission
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women
    Alive, Adventurous, Alluring series

    Petra Van Der Heide, harp
    Dominc Seldis, double bass
    Tan Dun, conductor
    January 29, 2015 at 09:15PM
    January 30, 2015 at 08:15PM

  • January 28, 2015

    AAA Festival: Nieuw Ensemble + Ralph van Raat


    January 28, 2015
    Amsterdam, The NetherlandsMuziekgebouw

    Tan Dun
    Concerto for Pizzicato Piano and Ten Instruments
    Eight Memories in Water Colour
    Traces
    C-A-G-E
    Dew Drop Falls
    Selections from ‘The Banquet Concerto’ (solo piano version, world premiere)

    Nieuw Ensemble
    Ed Spanjaard, conductor
    Katherine Dain, soprano
    Romain Bischoff, baritone
    Ralph van Raat, piano

  • January 10, 2015

    From China to America: A Musical Journey with Tan Dun and Guests


    January 10, 2015
    New York, United StatesNew York Historical Society

    Joined by accomplished composers—the Pulitzer Prize-winning Zhou Long, and the award-winning Chen Yi—Tan Dun will lead a performance and discussion that weaves together a narrative of the artists’ musical journeys from China to America. The evening will also include a tribute performance from the award-winning Ying Quartet to composer Chou Wen-chung, who invited the composers to America and Columbia University.

  • January 4, 2015

    Martial Arts Trilogy (Latin American Premiere)


    January 4, 2015
    Santiago, ChileFestival Internacional Santiago a Mil

    Tan Dun, conductor

  • January 3, 2015

    Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women (Latin American Premiere)


    January 3, 2015
    Santiago, ChileFestival Internacional Santiago a Mil in Santiago

    Tan Dun, conductor

  • December 9, 2014

    Martial Arts Trilogy


    December 9, 2014
    Macau, ChinaThe Venetian Macao
  • November 15, 2014

    Crouching Tiger Concerto, For Erhu


    November 15, 2014
    Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USASheboygan Symphony Orchestra

    Wagner: Prelude to Act III/Lohengrin
    Wagner: Siegfried’s Death and Funeral Music/Gotterdammerung
    Tan Dun: Crouching Tiger Concerto
    Brahms: Symphony No. 2
    Jing Wang, erhu

  • November 13 & 14, 2014

    Paper Concerto


    November 13 & 14, 2014
    Ljubljan, SloveniaSlovenian Philharmonic Orchestra

    Tan Dun: Paper Concerto
    –intermission
    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on Three Notes
    Ravel: Bolero
    Gallus Hall
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • October 2 & 3, 2014

    Yi2: Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra


    October 2 & 3, 2014
    Melbourne, AustraliaHamer Hall: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

    AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE
    Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
    Tan Dun: Guitar Concerto
    Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
    Debussy: Iberia
    Hamer Hall: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
    Xuefei Yang, guitar
    Benjamin Northey, conductor

  • September 27, 2014

    Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women


    September 27, 2014
    Adelaide, AustraliaOzAsia Festival

    Tan Dun: Symphonic Poem on Three Notes
    Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin
    –intermission
    Tan Dun: Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women
    Elizabeth Hainen, harp
    Tan Dun, conductor

  • Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women


    Santiago, Chile

    South American Premiere
    Santiago Philharmonic