Event: Alexander Tcherepnin
Centennial: Tcherepnin and China Memorial Concert.
Dedicated to Alexander , Ming, and Ivan Tcherepnin for their contribution to Chinese music.
Date: Saturday, September 25, 1999 at 8 PM
Place: Boston Symphony Hall
Featuring Artists: Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Lynn Chang, violin
Hung-Kuan Chen, piano. and
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Lan Shui Conductor
On Saturday evening, September 25, 1999 at 8 PM,
the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts will present a special concert in memory of
Alexander, Ming, and Ivan Tcherepnin for their contribution to Chinese music and also
celebrates the 100th birthday of Alexander Tcherepnin. This concert is co-sponsored by the
Alexander Tcherepnin was considered as the father of contemporary Chinese music. He devoted his efforts in promoting Chinese music around the world. Many of his own compositions reflected a Chinese character. Those Chinese musicians whose lives were touched by Tcherepnin in the 1930's are now important composers and performers in the world.
In this memorial concert on Saturday September 25 at 8 PM, Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Chang, Hung-Kuan Chen, and the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston will be directed by Lan Shui, the brilliant conductor of Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
Le Va et Le Vient (1978) - Ivan Tcherepnin
Concertino for Violin, cello, piano, and chamber orchestra, Op. 47 (1931)
- Alexander Tcherepnin
Mystère for cello and chamber orchestra, Op. 37, No. 2 (1925)
- Alexander Tcherepnin
Symphony No. 3, Op. 83 (1951) - Alexander Tcherepnin
Tickets are on sale at $30, $25, and $20. Group discount (min. 20) is 10 %. Seniors and Students receive $2 off. Tickets can be purchased from the World Journal Book Store (617-482-2560), Winnie Ip Piano School (617-542-9129), Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston (617-661-7067, tickets obtained from Pro Arte will be higher than the regular, the extra is a donation to benefit Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra) and Symphony Hall Box Office (after Sept.9, 1999). To order by mail, send a stamped, self-addressed envelop with check or money order pay to Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, 3 Partridge Lane, Lincoln, MA 01773. For Information, contact Dr. Cathy Chan, Executive Director, Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, Tel: 781-259-8195, Fax: 781-259-9147, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or email at Foundation@ChinesePerformingArts.net. You can also visit our newly constructed web site at http://www.ChinesePerformingArts.net for updated information.
Alexander Tcherepnin Centennial:
Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston