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Dreams Ablaze National Symphony Youth Orchestra 2024 Summer Concert

01 Aug 2024 (Thu) -
02 Aug 2024 (Fri)

$9.00 - $38.00

Dreams Ablaze National Symphony Youth Orchestra 2024 Summer Concert

01 Aug 2024 (Thu) - 02 Aug 2024 (Fri)
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About Concert: 
The National Symphony Youth Orchestra (NSYO), established in 2023, has nurtured many outstanding young musicians in Taiwan and received widespread acclaim since its debut concerts in July of the same year. 

In the summer of 2024, NSYO, under the direction of NSO Music Director Jun Märkl, will present a captivating program featuring Gabriela Lena Frank’s Concertino Cusqueño and Manuel de Falla’s Three-Cornered Hat Suite No.2. Internationally renowned violinist Richard Lin will join the orchestra for a mesmerizing rendition of Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, Op.14. The concert will conclude with Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio espagnol, Op.34. In addition to performances in Taipei, Miaoli, and Kaohsiung, the young musicians of NSYO will also travel to Singapore and Thailand, showcasing their immense talent on a global stage. This combination of masters, masterpieces, and virtuosity promises a truly memorable experience for all audiences. 

Concert Program:
Thursday, August 1, 2024 | 7:30 PM
John Rutter: Suite Antique
Gyorgy Ligeti: Six Bagatelles
Dmitri Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, Op.11
Jörg Widmann: 180 beats per minute

Performed by:
Hao-Tun Teng, violin and lecturer
Anders Norell, flute and lecturer
May-Lin Ju, lecturer
NSYO members

Friday, August 2, 2024 | 7:30 PM
Gabriela Lena Frank: Concertino Cusqueño
Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14
Manuel de Falla: Three-Cornered Hat Suite No. 2
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio Espagnol, Op. 34

Performed by:
National Symphony Youth Orchestra, NSYO
Jun Märkl, conductor
Richard Lin, violin

Conductor/ Jun Märkl 

Jun Märkl is a highly respected interpreter of the core German repertory, and has become known for his refined and idiomatic explorations of the French Impressionists. He currently serves as Music Director of the Taiwan Philharmonic (the National Symphony Orchestra), he has been appointed Music Director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and is the newly appointed Chief Conductor of the Residentie Orkest Den Hague, Netherlands. He serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Oregon Symphony. 

Märkl’s expertise in the world of opera and long historical relationships with the state operas of Vienna, Berlin, Munich, the Semperoper Dresden, the Metropolitan Opera of New York, San Francisco Opera and New National Theatre in Tokyo have been complemented over the past many decades by his orchestral music directorships of the Orchestre National de Lyon, the MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Basque National Orchestra, and the Malaysia Philharmonic. In recognition of his achievements in France, he was honored in 2012 with the Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. 

He studied in Munich with Sergiu Celibidache, at Tanglewood with Leonard Bernstein and Seiji Ozawa 

Mr. Märkl is highly dedicated to work with young musicians: for many years he worked as Principal Conductor at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo and the  Aspen Music Festival in Colorado. He teaches as a Guest Professor at the Kunitachi College of Music Tokyo and he recently founded the National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan. 

Solist/ Richard Lin 

Taiwanese-American violinist Richard Lin continues to gain international prominence since his Gold Medal prize at the 2018 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. Following his June 2022 Carnegie Hall Stern Auditorium recital debut, New York Concert Review asserted, “Richard Lin. Remember the name. For he has everything required to take the world by storm.” 

Richard’s 2023/24 season includes appearances as soloist, chamber artist, and Guest Concert master with the estee

Tickets & Prices
7.30pm (Door open at 7pm)

Rating / Age Limit
- Infants in arms or children below the age of 7 shall not be admitted.
- Children aged 7 years and above must purchase tickets for admission.
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.

Late Seating Advisory
- For the enjoyment of all audience members, all events start promptly at the time printed on the ticket.
- Please be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
- Late arrival may result in non-admittance until a suitable break in the performance.

Photography / Video Recording Rules
- Camera is not allowed. (only curtain call)
- Professional Photography and Videography are not allowed.

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Event Details Opening hours:
  • 01 Aug 2024 : 19:30 - 21:00
  • 02 Aug 2024 : 19:30 - 21:00
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Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music

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