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  • 2001

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DUN IN THE NEWS

  • Dun Tan collaborates with folk musicians from China National Traditional Orchestra to present Concerto’s from Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon

    June 12, 2017  |  China.org.cn

  • Dun Tan ’s interview with Beijing Youth Daily: I have had no weekend for 30 years

    May 04, 2017  |  Beijing Youth Daily

  • Dun Tan discusses music of Dunhuang with CCTV

    May 05, 2017  |  CCTV.com

  • Dun Tan conducts “The Intercourse of Fire and Water” at Beijing Symphony Orchestra seasonal concert

    May 05, 2017  |  Sina

  • Dun Tan conducts “Playing Pipa Reversed” at Shanghai spring international music festival

    May 14, 2017  |  CCTV.com

  • Dun Tan leads World Premier of Dunhuang’s music in Shanghai

    May 16, 2017  |  China.org

  • Dun Tan featured as famous Asian composer for Asian Heritage Month

    May 16, 2017  |  Opera Wire

  • Dun Tan performs Martial Arts Trilogy in Suzhou

    May 26, 2017  |  Xinhua Daily

  • Dun Tan composes music for exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    April 04, 2017  |  CCTV English

  • Dun Tan honored with Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Biennale

    April 14, 2017  |  Shanghai Daily

  • Dun Tan ’s music provides “contact between two worlds”

    February 04, 2017  |  The Sydney Morning Herald

  • Dun Tan ’s recent work inspired by ancient women’s language

    February 10, 2017  |  Financial Review

  • Dun Tan applauded for his piece “Nu Shu: the Secret Songs of Women”

    February 12, 2017  |  The Age

  • Dun Tan ’s “Teracotta Symphony and Hero Concerto” features Juilliard Orchestra, world premiers at Metropolitan Museum of Art

    January 25, 2017  |  Tilt Kids Festival

  • Dun Tan creates “musical banquet” of cross-cultural celebration with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra on 4th day of Chinese New Year

    February 02, 2017  |  NZ Herald

  • Dun Tan joins Sydney Symphony Orchestra for Final Night of Sydney Chinese New Year Festival

    January 12, 2017  |  Broadway World

  • Dun Tan , Grammy and Academy award-winning, composer conducts Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, premiering two of his recent works

    January 18, 2017  |  Scoop

  • Dun Tan conducts Macau Orchestra at “Rock Symphony New Year’s Concert”

    December 28, 2016  |  Macau Daily Times

  • Dun Tan gives a unique performance inspired by ancient Dunhuang culture

    November 22, 2016  |  CCTV

  • Dun Tan conducts the Internationale Chorakademie Lübeck in the China premiere of his ‘Water Passion after St. Matthew’

    October 28, 2016  |  Tan Dun

  • Dun Tan and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra perform at The Orange in Beijing

    October 23, 2016  |  CCTV

  • Dun Tan celebrates the 60th anniversary of China National Symphony Orchestra with Austrian percussionist Martin Grubinger

    July 05, 2016  |  163 News

  • Dun Tan leads global premiere of first Mandarin production of The Lion King at Walt Disney Grand Theater in Shanghai Disneyland

    June 15, 2016  |  Travel Weekly

  • Dun Tan ’s symphony “Nu Shu” is performed by the New York Philharmonic in celebration of Chinese New Year.

    February 08, 2016  |  Shanghai Daily

  • Dun Tan to perform at the U.S.-China Cultural Institute NYC Chinese New Year celebration.

    November 18, 2015  |  SYS-CON Media

  • Dun Tan discusses the link between tradition and innovation in composing new music

    August 26, 2015  |  Timeout Hong Kong

  • Dun Tan conducted a performance of Peter and the Wolf at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing to celebrate International Children’s Day

    June 01, 2015  |  Global Times

  • Dun Tan performs at New York Historical Society and talks about combining western music and Chinese heritage

    January 12, 2015  |  China Daily

  • Dun Tan collaborates with folk musicians from China National Traditional Orchestra to present Concerto’s from Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon

    June 12, 2017  |  China.org.cn

  • Dun Tan ’s interview with Beijing Youth Daily: I have had no weekend for 30 years

    May 04, 2017  |  Beijing Youth Daily

  • Dun Tan discusses music of Dunhuang with CCTV

    May 05, 2017  |  CCTV.com

  • Dun Tan conducts “The Intercourse of Fire and Water” at Beijing Symphony Orchestra seasonal concert

    May 05, 2017  |  Sina

  • Dun Tan conducts “Playing Pipa Reversed” at Shanghai spring international music festival

    May 14, 2017  |  CCTV.com

  • Dun Tan leads World Premier of Dunhuang’s music in Shanghai

    May 16, 2017  |  China.org

  • Dun Tan featured as famous Asian composer for Asian Heritage Month

    May 16, 2017  |  Opera Wire

  • Dun Tan performs Martial Arts Trilogy in Suzhou

    May 26, 2017  |  Xinhua Daily

  • Dun Tan composes music for exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    April 04, 2017  |  CCTV English

  • Dun Tan honored with Golden Lion Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Biennale

    April 14, 2017  |  Shanghai Daily

  • Dun Tan ’s music provides “contact between two worlds”

    February 04, 2017  |  The Sydney Morning Herald

  • Dun Tan ’s recent work inspired by ancient women’s language

    February 10, 2017  |  Financial Review

  • Dun Tan applauded for his piece “Nu Shu: the Secret Songs of Women”

    February 12, 2017  |  The Age

  • Dun Tan ’s “Teracotta Symphony and Hero Concerto” features Juilliard Orchestra, world premiers at Metropolitan Museum of Art

    January 25, 2017  |  Tilt Kids Festival

  • Dun Tan creates “musical banquet” of cross-cultural celebration with Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra on 4th day of Chinese New Year

    February 02, 2017  |  NZ Herald

  • Dun Tan joins Sydney Symphony Orchestra for Final Night of Sydney Chinese New Year Festival

    January 12, 2017  |  Broadway World

  • Dun Tan , Grammy and Academy award-winning, composer conducts Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, premiering two of his recent works

    January 18, 2017  |  Scoop

  • Dun Tan conducts Macau Orchestra at “Rock Symphony New Year’s Concert”

    December 28, 2016  |  Macau Daily Times

  • Dun Tan gives a unique performance inspired by ancient Dunhuang culture

    November 22, 2016  |  CCTV

  • Dun Tan conducts the Internationale Chorakademie Lübeck in the China premiere of his ‘Water Passion after St. Matthew’

    October 28, 2016  |  Tan Dun

  • Dun Tan and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra perform at The Orange in Beijing

    October 23, 2016  |  CCTV

  • Dun Tan celebrates the 60th anniversary of China National Symphony Orchestra with Austrian percussionist Martin Grubinger

    July 05, 2016  |  163 News

  • Dun Tan leads global premiere of first Mandarin production of The Lion King at Walt Disney Grand Theater in Shanghai Disneyland

    June 15, 2016  |  Travel Weekly

  • Dun Tan ’s symphony “Nu Shu” is performed by the New York Philharmonic in celebration of Chinese New Year.

    February 08, 2016  |  Shanghai Daily

  • Dun Tan to perform at the U.S.-China Cultural Institute NYC Chinese New Year celebration.

    November 18, 2015  |  SYS-CON Media

  • Dun Tan discusses the link between tradition and innovation in composing new music

    August 26, 2015  |  Timeout Hong Kong

  • Dun Tan conducted a performance of Peter and the Wolf at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing to celebrate International Children’s Day

    June 01, 2015  |  Global Times

  • Dun Tan performs at New York Historical Society and talks about combining western music and Chinese heritage

    January 12, 2015  |  China Daily

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Dun Tan World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

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Composer/Conductor

Tan Dun, UNESCO Global Goodwill Ambassador and world-renowned conductor/composer, conducted the Shanghai Disneyland Opening Concert, which globally reached a record-breaking audience of 55 million viewers. Tan Dun has made an indelible mark on the world's music scene with a creative repertoire that spans the boundaries of classical music, multimedia performance, and Eastern and Western traditions. A winner of today's most prestigious honors including the Grammy Award, Oscar/Academy Award, Grawemeyer Award for classical composition, Musical America's Composer of The Year, The Bach Prize of Germany, and Moscow’s Shostakovich Award, Tan Dun's music has been played throughout the world by leading orchestras, opera houses, international festivals, and on the radio and television. As a conductor, Tan Dun has led the world's most esteemed orchestras, including the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Berliner Philharmoniker, Orchestre National de France, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Filarmonica della Scala, Münchner Philharmoniker, the Santa Cecilia Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony. As a global cultural leader, Tan Dun uses his creativity to raise awareness of environmental issues and to protect cultural diversity. In 2010, Tan Dun served as “Cultural Ambassador to the World” for World EXPO Shanghai. Tan Dun’s individual voice has been heard widely by international audiences. In recent seasons, his percussion concerto, The Tears of Nature, for world famous soloist Martin Grubinger premiered last year with the NDR Symphony Orchestra and Nu Shu: The Secret Songs of Women- Symphony for 13 Microfilms, Harp and Orchestra was co-commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Japan’s NHK Symphony and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam. His first Internet Symphony, which was commissioned by Google/YouTube, has reached over 23 million people online. His Organic Music Trilogy of Water, Paper and Ceramic has frequented major concert halls and festivals. Paper Concerto was premiered with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the opening of the Walt Disney Hall. His multimedia work, The Map, premiered by Yo-Yo Ma and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, has toured more than 30 countries worldwide. Its manuscript has been collected by the Carnegie Hall Composers Gallery. His Orchestral Theatre: The Gate was premiered by Japan’s NHK Symphony Orchestra and crosses the cultural boundaries of Peking Opera, Western Opera and puppet theatre traditions. Other important recent premieres include Four Secret Roads of Marco Polo for the Berlin Philharmonic and Piano Concerto “The Fire” for Lang Lang and the New York Philharmonic. Tan Dun was commissioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to write the Logo Music and Award Ceremony Music for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Recently, Tan Dun has been appointed as Honorary Artistic Director of China National Symphony Orchestra. www.tandun.com

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