Launching in 2019: The Taipei Music Academic Festival

Launching in 2019: The Taipei Music Academic Festival

This summer, Cho-Liang Lin launches his newest venture, the Taipei Music Academic Festival, where he will serve as Artistic Director. Designed for students and young professionals, the summer festival welcomes young musicians aged 15 to 30, offering the opportunity to work with a world class faculty in an immersive and inspiring environment. The festival runs at the National Taipei University of the Arts from July 30 to August 18, 2019.

Academy participants will choose either chamber music or chamber ensemble programs and will participate in the Festival Orchestra. Every musician will receive daily coaching and will perform alongside expert faculty in the Festival Orchestra. Master classes will be available to those interested in solo repertoire, as well as opportunities to build professional skills with mock orchestra auditions and orchestral excerpt tutorials. 

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Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019

Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019

The 10th Annual Beare's Premiere Music Festival (formerly known as the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival) opens on January 16, with acclaimed mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato performing "In War & Peace: Harmony through Music," an evening of Baroque arias by Handel, Purcell, and more. 

Cho-Liang Lin serves as the festival's Artistic Director, and will be performing in three concerts throughout the festival: "Outside Elements" (January 20), "Forward Movement" (January 22), and "Viva Tango!" (January 24). Lin is joined by several esteemed artists, including Martin Beaver, Lise Berthaud, Julian Steckel, Andreas Haefliger, David Shifrin, Paul Huang, Evelyn Chang, Dover Quartet, and more. 

The festival also includes several outreach events, such as tango classes, lectures, open rehearsals, and free community concerts.

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Cho-Liang Lin Tours Europe with the Louisiana Boathouse Ensemble

Cho-Liang Lin Tours Europe with the Louisiana Boathouse Ensemble

Next month, Cho-Liang Lin performs with the Louisiana Boathouse Ensemble for a series of concerts throughout Europe. Lin is joined by Andreas Haefliger (piano), Martin Beaver (violin), Lise Berthaud (viola), and Julien Steckel (cello). The concerts feature works by Elgar, Turnage, and Korngold.

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January 11 | Bilbao
January 13 | Rotterdam, Netherlands
January 16 | Antwerp, Belgium
January 17 | Madrid, Spain

The Ensemble then travels Hong Kong for Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019 (formerly the Hong Kong International Chamber Festival), where Lin serves as Artistic Director.

December Performances in Malaysia and Indonesia

December Performances in Malaysia and Indonesia

On December 10, Cho-Liang Lin performs in a benefit concert at the Hotel Equatorial Penang, raising money for ROSE Charities Malaysia. Performing alongside pianist Ashley Tan, proceeds will go to support Charis Hospice, Penang Hospice Society, Pure Lotus Hospice of Compassion, Shan Children's Home, and Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Islam Pulau Pinang. 

Later, on December 15 and 16, Lin performs in two Christmas concerts with Aula Simfonia Jakarta. Lin is joined by James Huang (oboe) in a program featuring works by Bach, Brahms, Bernstein, and Willcocks. Dr. Jahja Ling conducts.

 

Cho-Liang Lin Performs with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra

Cho-Liang Lin Performs with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra

On December 21 and 22, Cho-Liang Lin performs with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra in concerts featuring three of America’s most popular and accomplished composers: Bernstein, Copland, and Gershwin. The program includes Bernstein’s Overture to Candide and Serenade after Plato’s Symposium, as well as Copland’s Appalachian Spring and Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess: A Symphonic Picture. Shao-Chia Lü conducts.