交响音乐会

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导赏2014年7月13日,我们慕尼黑爱乐乐团全体音乐家们热爱的艺术总监——洛林·马泽尔大师突然离世。马泽尔大师原定将指挥我团,为第十七届北京国际音乐节演出开幕音乐会。此时,安德里斯•波嘉(Andris Poga),这位年仅 34岁的拉脱维亚年轻指挥临危受命。当他第一次出现在乐团的指挥台上的时候,看起来有一些小小的腼腆;但是在排练过程中,他显示出了对音乐作品的深刻认识与独到见解,同时又非常善于聆听乐团的演奏,学习怎样将乐团经历过百年传承的传统音色和他所想要表现的音乐激情更好的融合在一起。在短短几天时间里,我们见证了他的蜕变,为音乐界从此又多了一位才华横溢的年轻指挥家而感到欣喜。他此后立即被邀请在2015-2016音乐季重返慕尼黑爱乐乐团,我也很欣喜地得知他收到了中国爱乐乐团的邀请,相信他在北京的再度登台能够继续给听众带来惊喜。(周启(著名小提琴家,慕尼黑爱乐乐团音乐家))



交响音乐会


彼得·伊里奇·柴可夫斯基:意大利随想曲,作品45

阿拉姆·哈恰图良:降D大调钢琴协奏曲,作品38

 中场休息

彼得·伊里奇·柴可夫斯基:F小调第四交响曲,作品36



钢琴:刘孟捷

指挥:安德里斯·波嘉


钢琴:刘孟捷

荣获艾维理费雪职业大赏(Avery Fisher Career Grant)-钢琴家刘孟捷,於1993年以柯蒂斯音乐学院学生之姿,代替钢琴大师安德烈.瓦兹(André Watts)於费城音乐厅演出。这个完美的演出,让刘孟捷首度登上费城当地的新闻头条,赢得许多高度的赞赏。成功演出之后,一场场大型的音乐会邀约接踵而来,包括华盛顿肯尼迪中心的演出、费城的巨星系列音乐会,以及与费城交响乐团合作演出。蓄势待发的刘孟捷,其实早已是一位有许多演出经验与磨练的钢琴家,於1987年,即已登上纽约卡内基音乐厅的舞台;1991年受邀与纽约少年交响乐团同台演出。

刘孟捷的演奏事业正值蒸蒸日上时,却被一场突如其来的罕见疾病中断,亢奋的免役系统侵蚀了他全身的肌肉、皮肤、关节和心脏等组织。在住院一年多期间,历经瘫痪、全身无法动弹等状况的刘孟捷,也让医生一度认为他活下来的机会微乎其微,即使能侥幸存活,也不可能继续他的钢琴演奏生涯。但刘孟捷凭著坚毅的决心与严酷的物理治疗,通过重重考验,奇蹟似的恢复健康,并继续活耀在他的演奏舞台上。浴火重生之后,刘孟捷以独奏家的姿态重返舞台,除举办个人钢琴独奏会外,也与许多知名指挥和乐团交流,合作对象包含:克里斯托夫.艾森巴赫 (Christoph Eschenbach)、古斯塔夫.杜达美 (Gustavo Dudamel)、艾伦.吉伯特 (Alan Gilbert) 等大师。

2002年,刘孟捷获颁艾维理费雪职业大赏(Avery Fisher Career Grant)

及费城音乐基金会职业成就奖(Philadelphia Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Award) ,再度肯定他对音乐的执著与专业水準。2008年,刘孟捷也获选为中华民国第四十六届十大杰出青年,肯定他在音乐艺术上的成就。刘孟捷的演奏事业相当活跃,除在美国各大城市演出之外,更遍布台湾、香港、日本、韩国、中国、英国、法国、西班牙、保加利亚、委内瑞拉、纽西兰、澳大利亚等地。此外,刘孟捷亦十分热衷室内乐演出,与北美、欧洲、澳洲和亚洲许多音乐家多有合作,其中包含知名华人音乐家,如李心草、林昭亮、胡乃元、曾耿元等大师合作演出。

刘孟捷时常受邀参与世界各地的音乐节,并与各国知名音乐家与室内乐团合作演出,如:小提琴家-阿胥肯纳吉 (Shmuel Ashkenasi)、詹姆士.巴士威尔 (James Buswell)、温迪.华纳 (Wendy Warner)、大提琴家-大卫.索耶 (David Soyer)、伯纳德.格林豪斯 (Bernard Greenhouse),以及巴洛米欧 (Borromeo String Quartet)和圣劳伦斯 (St. Lawrence String Quartet)弦乐四重奏。除了与音乐相关的演出之外,刘孟捷也曾与舞蹈巨星-米夏.巴瑞希尼可夫 (Mikhail Baryshnikov) 和白橡木舞蹈计划等,积极参与跨领域的表演艺术演出。刘孟捷的现场音乐会,时常被电台频道转拨;台湾的电视台也曾将刘孟捷人生故事作成特辑拨出。

2013/14的乐季,刘孟捷将与高雄市立交响乐团合作巡演、国立台湾交响乐团,及中国国家交响乐团共同演出。近年来,刘孟捷在演奏事业上,设立了许多新的目标,期许自己能为莘莘学子与观众们留下一些纪录与想法。除了曾完整演出录制舒伯特钢琴奏鸣曲外,目前他正在执行演出布拉姆斯全系列钢琴独奏作品的三年计划;一月时也和台北市立交响乐团录制了贝多芬第四号与第五号钢琴协奏曲,於台湾发行;2014年底,与北京紫禁城室内乐团合作,演出曲目包含三个世界首演的作品,作曲家用新的乐曲、乐器形式,融合中西方乐器谱写而成。另外,刘孟捷也致力於发展慈善事业,由衷的期许能借由音乐,带给社会一股祥和正面的能量。

刘孟捷出生于台湾高雄,曾就读于高雄盐埕国小及台北师大附中国中部音乐班,师事李金里老师及宋允鹏教授。13岁获台湾区音乐比赛少年组第一名,14岁获得亚太少年钢琴大赛冠军,立刻受到台湾及国际乐坛的瞩目。刘孟捷随即负笈柯蒂斯音乐学院,跟随Jorge Bolet、Claude Frank及Eleanor Sokoloff等大师学习。16岁时荣获米耶克兹洛孟兹钢琴比赛(Mieczyslaw Munz Competition)以及史特拉汶斯基分龄国际大赛(Stravinsky Competition)首奖。

除拓展演奏事业外,刘孟捷在教育传承上也相当顷心顷力,其教学也深获学生们的推崇与肯定。自1993年开始任教于柯蒂斯音乐院,他同时担任过十多年的室内乐演奏教研部主任;2006年受邀至芝加哥罗斯福大学 (Roosevelt University)担任钢琴教授;在2014年秋天加入新英格兰音乐学院 (New England Conservatory)的师资阵容。刘孟捷於2009年加入芝加哥独奏家乐集 (Chicago Chamber Musicians),目前担任音乐总监一职,其演出被《芝加哥古典乐评》讚誉为「完美无瑕,周衍且均衡的钢琴演奏」。


指挥:安德里斯·波嘉

安德里斯·波嘉。波嘉先生毕业于亚泽普斯·维托尔斯拉脱维亚音乐学院指挥专业。2010年5月,他获得了在蒙彼利埃举办的叶甫根尼·斯维兰诺夫国际指挥大师冠军。在取得这一成就之后,安德里斯·波嘉在2011年被提名为帕沃·雅尔维在巴黎管弦乐团的助理指挥,任期三年。2012年他被任命为波士顿交响乐团的助理指挥(在乐团的音乐季以及举世瞩目的探戈坞音乐节演出)。在2013年9月及12月,安德里斯·波嘉分别顶替乔治·普雷特与米科·弗兰克在普莱耶尔音乐厅指挥巴黎管弦乐团演出。从2013年11月1日起,安德里斯·波嘉开始担任拉脱维亚国家交响乐团的音乐总监,任期三年。

 

 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky   Capriccio Italien, Op.45

Aram Khachaturian Piano Concert in D-flat major, Op.38

Intermission

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky   Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36



Meng-Chieh Liu, piano

Andris Poga, conductor


Meng-Chieh Liu, piano

A recipient of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, Meng-Chieh Liu first made headlines in 1993 as a 21-year-old student at The Curtis Institute of Music when he substituted at last minute's notice for André Watts at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The concert earned high acclaim from critics and audience alike, and was followed by a number of widely praised performances, including a recital at the Kennedy Center and a concert on the Philadelphia All-Star Series. Already an accomplished artist at the time, Mr. Liu had made his New York orchestral debut two years earlier.

Following Mr. Liu's triumph in Philadelphia, an appearance with the Philadelphia Orchestra was immediately scheduled, but it was not to be. The stellar beginning of his career was abruptly halted by a rare and debilitating illness that affected his connective tissues. Hospitalized and almost immobile for a year, doctors believed his chances for survival were slim and, should he survive, playing the piano would be "absolutely impossible."  With arduous determination and relentless physical therapy, Mr. Liu has been restored to full health and is now once again performing on the concert stage. Since then, he has performed throughout the world as a soloist in recitals and with orchestras under conductors Christoph Eschenbach, Gustavo Dudamel and Alan Gilbert. In 2002, Liu received the Avery Fisher Career Grant and the Philadelphia Musical Fund Society Career Advancement Award. A sought-after musician and strong advocate of chamber music, Liu performs in music festivals across the globe and has worked with international musicians Shmuel Ashkenasi, David Soyer, Bernard Greenhouse, James Buswell, Wendy Warner as well as the Borromeo and St. Lawrence Quartets. Liu also collaborates with artists in varied disciplines, such as Mikhail Baryshnikov and the White Oak Dance Project, among other dance companies.  His concerts have been heard over the airwaves around the world, and a biography on his life was broadcast on Taiwanese National Television.

During the 2013-14 season, Meng-Chieh Liu will tour with the Kaoshiung City Symphony Orchestra. He also will appear with the Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra and the China National Symphony Orchestra. This season he also starts a three-year project to perform all the solo piano works by Johannes Brahms. In January a recording of Beethoven Concertos No. 4 and 5 with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra is released in Taiwan.  

Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Meng-Chieh Liu began his piano studies early, and at age thirteen was accepted by The Curtis Institute of Music to study with Jorge Bolet, Claude Frank, and Eleanor Sokoloff, and received first prizes in the Stravinsky, Asia Pacific and Mieczyslaw Munz piano competitions.  Since 1993, Liu served on the piano and chamber music faculties at The Curtis Institute of Music where he coordinated the piano chamber music program from 1999-2009, and in 2006, he was invited to teach at Roosevelt University. Starting in the Fall of 2014, Liu will also join the faculty at the New England Conservatory. Liu also joined Chicago Chamber Musicians in the fall of 2009, and now serves as Artistic Director of the ensemble, where performances have already been acclaimed for his "faultless, discreetly balanced pianism" (Chicago Classical Review).


Andris Poga, conductor

Andris Poga graduated in conducting from the Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music. He also studied philosophy at the University of Latvia and from 2004 to 2005 was taught conducting by Uros Lajovic at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts. While still a student, he took part in the master classes of conductors including Mariss Jansons, Seiji Ozawa and Leif Segerstam.

Since 2007, when he received the Latvia Great Music Award, Andris Poga maintains close relationships with the orchestras of his country : Latvian National Symphony Orchestra, Latvian National Opera and Riga Professional Symphonic Band which appointed him music director and chief conductor from 2007 to 2010.

In May 2010, he is also awarded with the First Prize of the Evgeny Svetlanov International Conducting Competition in Montpellier. After this success, Andris Poga is nominated in 2011 assistant conductor of Paavo Järvi at the Orchestre de Paris for three years and, in 2012, assistant conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO concert series and the prestigious Tanglewood Festival).

After the first successful collaborations, Andris Poga conducted many prestigious orchestras such as Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, NHK Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Moscow City Symphony - Russian Philharmonic… 

Among his upcoming projects, we note : Gewandhaus Leipzig, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique de St Petersbourg, , New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra (Suntory Hall), Orchestre National de France (Auditorium de Radio France), Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, China Philharmonic Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique du Québec, Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra of Russia…

In September and December 2013, Andris Poga replaced at the last minute Maestro George Prêtre and Mikko Franck at Salle Pleyel with Orchestre de Paris in works of Poulenc, Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony and Shostakovich 7th Symphony. Success was tremendous. In October 2014, he replaced Lorin Maazel and Valery Gergiev in a triumphal Asian tour dedicated to Strauss.

Since the 1st November 2013, Andris Poga is the Music director of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra. In May 2015, a standing ovation rewarded their first concert at Paris Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Verdi’s Requiem.