iSING! Suzhou and The Philadelphia Orchestra

Present

Echoes of Ancient Tang Poems

 

15 Singers from 10 Countries to Perform

Works by Young Composers from 6 Countries

at Kimmel Center (6 January, 2023) and Lincoln Center (7 January, 2023)

 

Performances to Feature The Philadelphia Orchestra 

led by Former Assistant Conductor Lio Kuokman

 

The iSING! Suzhou International Young Artists Festival

announces the North American premiere of 

Echoes of Ancient Tang Poems 

 

Friday, January 6, 2023, at 7:30 pm at Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall in Philadelphia

(Buy tickets here)

 

 Saturday, January 7 at 7:30 pm at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in New York 

(Buy tickets here)

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary

of  The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Historic China Tour

Presented as The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Lunar New Year celebration on the 50th anniversary of the Orchestra’s historic 1973 tour of China, the concert is a co-production of The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Asian Performing Arts Council (APAC) and the Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre, which hosted the program’s world premiere in Suzhou, China, in late 2020.

AD Operawire_W1440H1080 REVISED.jpg

The North American premiere of this landmark program, the culmination of the 2020 iSING! Composition Competition is a co-production of the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Asian Performing Arts Council and the Suzhou Culture and Arts Centre, which hosted the program’s world premiere in late 2020.

 

To learn more about the production, composers and singers, link here.

The winning composers include Conrad Asman (South Africa), Nicholas Bentz (USA), Fernando Buide del Real (Spain), Nono Tongyan Chen (China), Maishuo Luo (China), Evan Mack (USA), Tomàs Peire (Spain), Xiao Su (China), Roydon Hoi Chak Tse (Canada), Cong Wei (China), Cynthia Lee Wong (USA), Sam Wu (Australia), Leishuo Ye (China), and Jiao Zhang (China).

Tang dynasty poets featured in this program of works for voice and orchestra include Li Bai (Li Po), Bai Juyi, Du Fu, Du Mu, Zhang Ji, and Wang Bo, among others.

Concerts and Ticketing

Philadelphia

6 Jan, 2023

7:30 pm

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center

Buy Tickets

 

New York City

7 Jan, 2023

7:30 pm

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center

Buy Tickets