Tan Dun http://wrti.org en Tan Dun: Building on Bela Bartok's Legacy http://wrti.org/post/tan-dun-building-bela-bartoks-legacy <p></p><p>Hungarian pianist and composer Bela Bartok was born on March 25th in the year 1881. As WRTI’s Susan Lewis reports, he is revered by a prominent contemporary composer who is building on Bartok’s legacy.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Tan Dun's <em><strong>Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women </strong></em>was premiered in the U.S. by The Philadelphia Orchestra this season, and broadcast on WRTI in December, 2013.</p><p>http://youtu.be/g-1t-lnJ3Yg</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:00:02 +0000 Susan Lewis 7087 at http://wrti.org Tan Dun: Building on Bela Bartok's Legacy Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM http://wrti.org/post/philadelphia-orchestra-new-music-micro-festival-wrti-december-29-1-pm <p>Join us this Sunday, from 1 to 4 pm, for a Philadelphia Orchestra in Concert broadcast from a series of fall 2013 concerts that introduced Philadelphia audiences to three major new works commissioned by the Orchestra.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:40:27 +0000 Gregg Whiteside 6816 at http://wrti.org Philadelphia Orchestra New Music Micro-Festival on WRTI: December 29 at 1 PM From 'Crouching Tiger' To 'Secret Songs': Composer Tan Dun's Next Move http://wrti.org/post/crouching-tiger-secret-songs-composer-tan-duns-next-move <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-1t-lnJ3Yg</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 12:24:30 +0000 NPR Staff 6617 at http://wrti.org From 'Crouching Tiger' To 'Secret Songs': Composer Tan Dun's Next Move The Peony Pavilion: A Vivid Dream In A Garden http://wrti.org/post/peony-pavilion-vivid-dream-garden <em>The Peony Pavilion</em> is one of China's most famous operas, but uncut performances of this romantic 16th century work can take more than 22 hours. Chinese composer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15167564/tan-dun" target="_blank">Tan Dun</a>, who's best known for his Academy Award-winning score for the film <em>Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon</em>, has adapted the work into a compact 75 minutes. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:03:00 +0000 Jeff Lunden 4819 at http://wrti.org The Peony Pavilion: A Vivid Dream In A Garden East Coast Premiere of Tan Dun Opera 'Tea' http://wrti.org/post/east-coast-premiere-tan-dun-opera-tea <p>David Patrick Stearns previews the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of <em>Tea: A Mirror of Soul </em>by Tan Dun.</p><p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-1000601.mp3</p><p class="legacy-audio-url"> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 15:42:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns 2805 at http://wrti.org Philagrafika 2010 Artist Duke Riley--Tan Dun Opera TEA--Rooftop Murals Artist Stephen Powers http://wrti.org/post/philagrafika-2010-artist-duke-riley-tan-dun-opera-tea-rooftop-murals-artist-stephen-powers <p>Jim Cotter speaks with Duke Riley. His installation, <i>Reclaiming the Lost Kingdom of Laird</i>, is on view at the Pennsylvania Historical Society, as part of the Philadelphia Philagrafika 2010 festival.</p> <p>David Patrick Stearns previews the Opera Company of Philadelphia's production of <i>Tea: A Mirror of Soul</i> by the Oscar-winning Chinese composer Tan Dun.</p> <p>We take a ride on the El in West Philadelphia with artist Stephen Powers. He's just completed <i>Love Letter</i>, a series of 50 rooftop murals.</p> Sat, 13 Feb 2010 20:59:00 +0000 Jim Cotter & David Patrick Stearns 2296 at http://wrti.org Philagrafika 2010 Artist Duke Riley--Tan Dun Opera TEA--Rooftop Murals Artist Stephen Powers