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Happy Film Happy Music II: Classic Comedy Film Music Concert by China Radio and Film Symphony Orchestra

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Happy Film Happy Music II: Classic Comedy Film Music Concert by China Radio and Film Symphony Orchestra
Happy Film Happy Music II: Classic Comedy Film Music Concert by China Radio and Film Symphony Orchestra

Conductor: Li Ling

Duration: approximate 105 mins (intermission included)

Venue: Concert Hall

Dates: Feb. 07, 2011 19:30

Price: VIP 500 420 360 260 180 80 RMB

Programme Introduction

Conductor: Li Ling

Li Ling is a national first-grade and standing conductor of China Film Symphony Orchestra. In 1993, he was sent for further study in Tokyo University of the Arts by the Ministry of Culture. He studied under Prof. Endo Masahisa, the director of the Department of Conducting, and under Waka Akihiro, the standing conductor of NHK Symphony Orchestra. During his stay in Japan, Li studied works of classical and contemporary composers, such as Beethoven, Brahms, Mahler, and Bartok.

Li can conduct many different kinds of music and has cooperated frequently and successfully with many well-known national and foreign performers, singers, chorus and corps de ballet. In recent years, Li has recorded some music works for some CCTV programs, such as "Symphony World," "Music Channel," and "Avenue of Stars," and widely received by the public. The works he conducted has won many awards granted by the Ministry of Culture, or in the joint performances sponsored by organizations such as National Projects of Best Arts, National Symphony Competition, and provincial and municipal governments.

Traveling throughout the country, Li is one of the most active national conductors who are often invited to conduct well-known symphony orchestras like China National Opera House Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. When conducting, he is stylish, serious and subtle after strict rehearsals with excellent skills. His precision, fluency and artistic appeal in conducting have won him reputation in the orchestras and popularity among the audience wherever he goes.

China Radio and Film Symphony Orchestra

Established in March 1949, China Film Symphony Orchestra is one of the earliest national music groups. Over the fifty-five years, the orchestra has recorded music for more than two thousand films and TV dramas in addition to a great many recordings, tapes and CD, etc.

Having been active in China's music circle, the orchestra has cooperated with famous foreign conductors, composers, instrumentalists and dancers who are from USA, Germany, France, Japan, Philippine, Russia, Italy and some other countries to give performances of symphony concerts, world famous operas and ballets. In recent years, the orchestra has produced many popular large-screen audio-visual film concerts and other kinds of concerts. The performance styles of the orchestra are various, yet a harmonious cooperation among the musicians and excellent playing skills are guaranteed so that the orchestra has won high praise from the Chinese and foreign music and art circles, as well as the majority of the audience.