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The Intimacy of Creativity: 5 Year Retrospective / Sheng, Hong Kong Philharmonic


Release Date: 08/12/2016 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573614  
Composer:  Arnold SchoenbergBright ShengMing-Hsiu YenMatthew Tommasini,   ... 
Performer:  Pius CheungJing WangAndrew SimonMariel Roberts,   ... 
Conductor:  Bright Sheng
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
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The Intimacy of Creativity is a first of its kind, an annual partnership devoted to promoting an intimate dialog between composers and performers.

Distinguished composers, together with selected composer fellows from around the world, present and revise their compositions after in-depth discussions with world-renowned performers during public open discussions. The revised compositions are presented at preview concerts and in world premiere concerts in Hong Kong.
The Intimacy of Creativity is a first of its kind, an annual partnership devoted to promoting an intimate dialog between composers and performers.

Distinguished composers, together with selected composer fellows from around the world, present and revise their compositions after in-depth discussions with world-renowned performers during public open discussions. The revised compositions are presented at preview concerts and in world premiere concerts in Hong Kong. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Verklärte Nacht for String Orchestra, Op. 4 by Arnold Schoenberg
Conductor:  Bright Sheng
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1899/1943; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Deep Red by Bright Sheng
Performer:  Pius Cheung (Marimba)
Conductor:  Bright Sheng
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
3.
Lego City by Ming-Hsiu Yen
Performer:  Jing Wang (Violin), Andrew Simon (Clarinet), Mariel Roberts (Cello),
Nolan Pearson (Piano)
4.
Mountains... Seas... Buildings... Trees by Matthew Tommasini
Performer:  Richard Bamping (Cello), Pius Cheung (Marimba)
5.
Svitac by Karlo Margetić
Performer:  Andrew Simon (Clarinet), Nolan Pearson (Piano)
6.
21 by Andy Akiho
Performer:  Mariel Roberts (Cello), Andy Akiho (Steel Pan)
7.
Let There Be Not Darkness but Light by Scott Ordway
Performer:  Yingna Zhao (Violin), Andrew Simon (Clarinet), Richard Bamping (Cello),
Nolan Pearson (Piano)
8.
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten by Arvo Pärt
Conductor:  Bright Sheng
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1976; Estonia 

Featured Sound Samples

Verklarte Nacht, Op. 4 (Version for String Orchestra): Grave
Deep Red
Let There Be Not Darkness but Light

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