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Composer: Chen, Qigang (b. 1951)

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Year of birth1951
NationalityChina
PeriodContemporary
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Hong KongZhang Haochen plays Rachmaninov

Chen, Rachmaninov
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Long Yu; Haochen Zhang

ClaytonSeason Finale

Wagner, Chen, Stravinsky
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra; Markus Stenz; Maxim Vengerov
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Variations of tension, energy and contrast in Hong Kong

Long Yu © Askonas Holt
Variations of tension, energy and contrast with Long Yu and the Hong Kong Phil.
****1
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Brilliant performance from Serena Wang, but lackluster CPO at the Davies Symphony Hall

Serena Wang © Standard Artists Management
Young prodigy Serena Wang delights audiences in her performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto no. 1 while the China Philharmonic's cautious approach falls flat.
***11
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Zhang Xian’s Roman Festivals with the HK Phil

Xian Zhang © Nora Roitberg
Opportunities missed to exploit dynamic contrast in Xian Zhang's Roman Festivals with the Hong Kong Philharmonic.
***11
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Prom 2: A tentative orchestra but a dazzling soloist

Long Yu conducts the China Philharmonic © Chris Christodoulou
The China Philharmonic Orchestra and Long Yu made their BBC Proms première, the concert's rather jumbled programme producing mixed results.
***11
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A stunning experience with Sydney Symphony in Carmina Burana

Long Yu  ©  CAMI
One of the pleasures of attending live concerts is discovering sounds that recordings often mask or fail to highlight. Occasionally, the sheer enormity of the experience can be so stunning that I reel from it for days. The “2013 Season Special Event” of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra on Thursday was one of those occasions.
*****
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