Musethica week Beijing, May 2017

Musethica week Beijing, 17 -24 May 2017

Public concert

24.05.2017, 19.30pm, Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing
Tickets: 50 80 100 180 yuan

Concerts in Social Centers

22.05.2017
11.10, Beijing City International School Centre, group 1
11.50, Beijing City International School Centre, group 2
13.30, Beijing City International School Centre, group 3
15.00,Golden Heights Senior Citizen Centre

23.05.2017
9.30, Beijing ComfyCul Hearing & Language Rehabilitation Center, group 1
10.30, Beijing ComfyCul Hearing & Language Rehabilitation Center, group 2
13.00, Beijing ComfyCul Hearing & Language Rehabilitation Center, group 3
14.00, Beijing ComfyCul Hearing & Language Rehabilitation Center, group 4

 

Musicians

Avri Levitan, Viola
Wang Chuting, Guitar
Wang Zhen, Guest Guitar

Repertoire

1.Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750):
Suite in D minor, BWV 1008 – solo viola

2. Franz Schubert (1797-1828):
Arpeggione Sonata in A minor, D.821 – viola & guitar
I. Allegro moderato
II.Adagio in E major
III.Allegretto in A major

3. Manuel De Falla (1876-1946):
from 7 Spanish Popular Songs, G.40 – viola & guitar
I.El Paño Moruno (The Moorish cloth)
III.Asturiana
V.Nana
VI.Canción

4. Atahualpa Yupanqui (1908-1992):
Cancion del abuelo -guitar solo
La Paloma enamorada -guitar solo

5. Fritz Kreisler (1875-1962):
Liebeslied – viola & guitar

6. FranciscoTarrega (1852-1909):
Recuerdos de la Alhambra -viola & guitar duo
Popular del Espanol: Romanze de Amour -viola & guitar duo

Wang Chuting, Guitar
The 2015 album “Strings” Guitar Feeling produced by China Record Shenzhen Corporation in guitar quartet from young Chinese creates phenom that WANG Chuting couldn’t come at a better time. As a new generation takes the reins, modern classical guitar from the East is much needed than ever to announce its uniqueness in understanding of the West and remaining the oriental roots. Born in the historical city Nanjing, China, WANG Chuting’s music learning started in her childhood with the traditional instrument, erhu, followed by guitar when she was 12. Mentored by well-known guitar musician Mr WANG Zhen, and reputable guitar musician Mr CHEN Chuan from China Central Conservatory of Music, WANG Chuting showcases her absolute talent in the guitar performance as well as generic music and instrumental knowledge and skills in theory and practice. Because of strong learning commitments and systematic practice and training, WANG Chuting has achieved at a very high level in any forms of guitar performances. In 2012, WANG Chuting was invited to join Beijing Guitar Quartet. Since then, their guitar concerts have been held across China annually.

Wang Zhen, Guest Guitar
Wang Zhen, the art supervisor of Beijing Philharmonic Guitar Trio, is among the first group of Chinese guitarist who have been to Spain to take a more advanced course of training. In the year 1989 and the year 1990, he , as a guitarist, made his performance tour of classical guitar in Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Hangzhou, which made him popular in China, and also he was interviewed and reported by many local medium. In 1991, he, invited by Shanghai Audio & Video Publisher, made his guitar album of World Classical Guitar Music Series. In 1994, he recorded his album of Classical Guitar Music published by Shanghai Audio & Video Publisher. In the same year, he went to Conservatorio Granolles de Barcelona and other music University of Spain under the supervision of Josep Hentiquez, a spainish famous guitarist and composer and the principal Jaume Torrent of Conservatorio de Liceu to pursue advanced studies. In 1995, Wang was invited to give his performance at Gatalunia Music Festival of Spain and interviewed by TV and Valles a Barcelona magazine on this occasion.. In 1996, Wang was involved in the Jovennes Promesas, the 7th Festival International de Guitarra de Canarias, and meanwhile he was lucky enough to become a student of David Russell and Marco Socias two excellent international guitar masters. In 1997, he graduated with honors from the Conservatorio Granolles de Barcelona and received his Guitarist Professional Certificate of Conservatoriao de Liceu from La Reina Dona Sofia, the queen of Spain. In the year 1998, just back from Spain, invited by the 98 Beijing First International Music Festival, wang collaborated with Josep Henriquez and China Youth Opera to give a performance with a fairly good result. In recent years, Wang has been pretty active in his business. In addition to playing a solo,he also works together with violinist, flutist and other Philharmonics, including China Youth Symphony, China Central Opera and Central Music College. In 2001, he was entitled to the Cultural Artist by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain and invited to Spain. Professor Josep Henriquez , a well-knowed international guitarist and Wang’s supervisor as well, speaked highly of him as that Wang is an excellent student as well as possesses remarkable talent as being a guitarist. Jaume Torrent, the principal of Consertorio de Liceu evaluated Wang like this: the skill and innate art quality which Mr. guitarist.Wang Zhen owns show that he is a well educated and outstanding. Published works: “Chinese guitarist Editors” (Tapes, 1991), “Wang Zhen classical guitar music · solo album” (Tapes, 1994), “Spanish Impression Quintet” (CD,1999), “Charming Granada solo album” (CD,2001), classical guitar Tutorial “classical Guitar Album” (2002), “Wang Zhen Classical guitar tutorial” (VCD,2004) “Guitar and violin, flute duo” (album, CD2008), “” Strings “Guitar Feeling” (CD China record company release 2015). Since 1998, as the French SAVAREZ string image spokesperson.