Mark Gibson

This week musical organisations in Taipei play host to Mark Gibson, professor of conducting at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, USA. Conductors in training know him as the latest contributor to the The Modern Conductor, a standard text for conductors in training that was originally authored by Elizabeth Green. Gibson will visit the National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU, 'Shida') and Fu Jen Catholic University.

11.26 Thursday

NTNU Masterclass with Opera Singers
林中光 Giuseppe Verdi: 'Son io, mio Carlo… O Carlo, ascolta' (Don Carlo)

黃怡璇 W. A. Mozart: E 'Amore un ladroncello' (Così fan tutte)

余姵儒 Giuseppe Verdi: 'Caro nome' (Rigoletto)

張瑜芳 Vincenzo Bellini: 'Oh! quante volte' (I Capuleti ed i Montecchi)

簡妙如 Gaetano Donizetti: 'O luce di quest'anima' (Linda di Chamounix)

陳緯晨 Johann Strauss II: Csárdás 'Klänge der Heimat' (Die Fledermaus)

11.27 Friday

NTNU Conducting Seminar (with Prof. Apo Hsu)
視二 Piano Four-Hands and String Quintet
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
NTNU Conducting Masterclass (with Prof. Apo Hsu)
演奏廳 NTNU Symphony Orchestra
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

11.28 Saturday

NTNU graduate level lecture series, 3F 音聽–
'Prima la parola: The importance of text for the opera conductor'

Fu Jen Conducting Conference Presentation
'Clarity of Intent, not Clarity of Beat'

12.01 Tuesday

Fu Jen Symphony Orchestra (with Prof. Liao Chia-Hong)
  • Tchaikovsky: Overture 1812
  • Mendelssohn: Overture Fingal’s Cave


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