Tan Dun & Respighi’s Pines of Rome

Sun, Nov 11, 2018, 3 PM
Part of the series TŌN at Rose Theater

at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall, Rose Theater
in NYC

TICKETS $25–$50
  • Conducted by Tan Dun
    Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer and conductor
  • Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)
    Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water (U.S. Premiere)
    Tan Dun
    Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
    Respighi
    Pines of Rome
  • with cellist Jing Zhao

More About the Music

Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)
Surging, swirling, and majestic

Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water
An abstract counterpoint of Eastern and Western music, with lush harmonies and sweeping lines

Tan Dun Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
Imaginative and enticing, featuring “a poetic forest of digital birds”

Respighi Pines of Rome
Vivid and richly detailed; transports through a day and night in Rome, ending with a brilliant sunrise

Program subject to change.

Timings & Concert Order

The concert will last approximately 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Bedřich Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)
13 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water (U.S. Premiere)
Jing Zhao, cello
15 min

Intermission
20 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Tan Dun Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
12 min

Brief remarks by a TŌN musician

Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome
20 min

All timings are approximate. Program subject to change.

More About the Artists

TAN DUN, conductor
A winner of today’s most prestigious honors including the Grammy Award, Academy Award, Grawemeyer Award, Bach Prize, Shostakovich Award, and most recently Italy’s Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement, Tan Dun’s music has been played throughout the world by leading orchestras, opera houses, international festivals, and on radio and television. He has led the world’s most esteemed orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Münchner Philharmoniker, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra, among others.
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JING ZHAO, cello
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Artists subject to change.

Sample the Music

Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)

Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water

Tan Dun Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds

Respighi Pines of Rome

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