Taiwan Mussorgsky Project

The Hut on Bird's Legs (Baba Yaga)
Taiwan Mussorgsky Project

© 2008 Alton Thompson

The Taiwan Mussorgsky Project imagines Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition as images from modern Taiwan. The exhibit will be shown tomorrow night in National Concert Hall, Taipei, as part of a concert by Apo Hsu and the NTNU Symphony Orchestra.

You are invited. I hope you can join us.

2008.12.15 Monday 19:30
National Concert Hall
Taipei, Taiwan

NTNU Symphony Orchestra
Apo Hsu, conductor




Moon, Venus, Jupiter

Clear skies last night allowed viewers in Taiwan an exquisite view of the dance of planets. Jupiter and Venus appeared close together near a crescent moon.

Hsinchu County Coast, Taiwan
© Alton Thompson 唐博敦


Conductor's Notebook


Pictures in Music

Puccini & Mussorgsky Highlights

2008 December 15 Monday 19:30 (7:30 pm)
National Concert Hall
Taipei, Taiwan

NTNU Symphony Orchestra
許瀞心 Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu, conductor

NTNU Choir
Tswei-Yu Huang, conductor

Ying-Tung Hsueh, baritone
Rong-Kwei Chen, tenor
Alton Thompson, photography


Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-1881)
Pictures at an Exhibition
Orchestration by Maurice Ravel

- Intermission -

趙菁文 Ching-Wen Chao
Mirror of Time

Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924)
Credo from Messa di Gloria

'O Mimi, tu più non torni,' from La Bohème, Act 4
- Rodolfo, a poet (Ying-Tung Hsueh)
- Marcello, a painter (Rong-Kwei Chen)

'Recondita armonia,' from Tosca, Act 1
- Mario Cavaradossi, a painter (Ying-Tung Hsueh)

'Tre sbirri, una carrozza,' from Tosca, Act 1
- Baron Scarpia, chief of police (Rong-Kwei Chen)


National Concert Hall 兩廳院售票系統
02.3393.9888 (011.886.2.3393.9888)

National Taiwan Normal University
Department of Music
02.2362.5197*14 (011.886.2.2362.5197 *14)


I hope you can join us!