TICKETS
scroll
05OCTth, 19:00
Chinese flashback
Chamber Concert
Chamber Hall
ARTISTS
  • CONVERGENT POINTS
  • Bu Hui - pipa
  • Wu Qi - gu-zheng
  • Valentina Renesto - soprano saxophone
  • Dariusz Samól - alto saxophone
  • Ewa Ruszała - piano
MUSIC
  • Zhong Juncheng - Chen II
  • He He - Bitter gourd of white jade
  • Carl A. Wirth - Jephthah
  • - chińskie utwory tradycyjne
A meeting of traditional Chinese and European music. On one side there are two fundamental instruments for Chinese culture - the pipa and guzheng, while on the other there are two versions of Adolph Sax’s invention - the soprano and alto saxophones (trumpet as well). The musical mediator between these two distant worlds will be the piano.

The pipa is a string instrument - often called a Chinese lute because of its pear-shaped soundbox. As a musical instrument the pipa has been played in China for over 2000 years (it has relatives in South-East Asia e.g. Japanese biwa, Vietnamese đàn tỳ and Korean bipa). The guzheng is a Chinese string instrument resembling a Zither. The Japanese koto is a descendant. The guzheng has 18-21 silk strings and a giant wooden soundbox. The instrument is quite big and is supported by four legs. It is usually played by the fingers of both hands wearing special hooks. Bridges can be moved while performing to modify the length of individual strings.

“Global village” has organised meetings between musicians and cultural circles from far distant countries. Musical ties between China and Europe have their own history already. Elements of traditional Chinese music fascinated European composers, to mention Gustav Mahler, while contemporary Chinese music draws inspiration from widely understood European classicism (e.g. Chan Wing Wa).

Convergent Points is a meeting of Chinese and Western traditions fitting the history of European-Chinese culture exchange. The originator of this event is Szczecin saxophonist Dariusz Samól (professor of the saxophone class at the Art Academy in Szczecin). On his many artistic travels to China in 2014-2015 while touring with the ensembles The ArtSax Duo and Inventia Trio, he began cooperating with Chinese musicians playing traditional instruments. As a result the project Convergent Points was set up. It may be interpreted as common points, but in distant geographical locations.

The concert repertoire consists of Chinese pieces performed on traditional instruments: Moonlight of Spring River, Lyrical Fantasia, Mo Li Fen Fang, The Ambush, Yi Dance, The Butterfly Lovers. Compositions set in western tradition will surely contrast e.g. Jephthah for two saxophones and piano by Carla A. Wirtha. However, the point and mode of this meeting will be pieces written specially for the ensemble, consisting of guzheng, pipa, two saxophones, a trumpet and piano i.e. Chen II by Zhong Juncheng and Bitter Gourd of White Jade composed by He He. The composers of these pieces are expected to be present at the concert.

Musical contacts between Europe and China undoubtedly have a future, especially when we consider the latest research which says that there are 8 million people playing the violin in China, and the piano about 40 million.

------------------------------
Mikołaj Rykowski PhD
Musicologist and clarinetist, doctorate, and associate at the Department Music Theory at the Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznań. Author of a book and numerous articles devoted to the phenomenon of Harmoniemusik - the 18th-century practice of brass bands. Co-author of the scripts "Speaking concerts" and author of the spoken introductions to philharmonic concerts in Szczecin, Poznań, Bydgoszcz and Łódź.


VIDEOS AND PHOTOS
DETAILS
Chinese flashback
05-10-2017 19:00
Chamber HallFilharmonia im. Mieczysława Karłowicza w Szczecinie
ul. Małopolska 48
70-515 Szczecin

October 2017
01OCTsn, 17:00
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DAY - PERFORMANCE PREMIERE Up-Down – being Karłowiczfamily performancefor children aged 6+ with guardians
02OCTmn, 19:00
03OCTtu, 19:00
ESPRESSIVO 2017/2018Ladies and jazzJazz concert
04OCTwd, 19:00
INTERMEZZO 2017/2018Anna Maria Staśkiewicz | SMOKChamber Concert
05OCTth, 19:00
MISTERIOSO 2017/2018Chinese flashbackChamber Concert
06OCTfr, 19:00
FESTIVO 2017/2018Szczecin | Carl Loewe Symphonic concert
07 OCT, sa, 17:00 - PIWNICA POD BARANAMI: TA NASZA MŁODOŚĆ...koncert zewnętrzny
07 OCT, sa, 20:00 - PIWNICA POD BARANAMI: TA NASZA MŁODOŚĆ...koncert zewnętrzny
09OCTmn, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - W trasie koncert wyjazdowydla przedszkoli
09OCTmn, 11:00
DoNuta taktuje - W trasie koncert wyjazdowydla przedszkoli
09 OCT, mn, 19:00 - ANDRZEJ PIASECZNY "25 TOUR"koncert zewnętrzny
10OCTtu, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
10OCTtu, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
10OCTtu, 12:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
11OCTwd, 19:00
MISTERIOSO 2017/2018Philharmonic musicians play chamber Chamber Concert
13OCTfr, 19:00
SONORO 2017/2018Mykietyn | BeethovenSymphonic concert
14OCTsa, 09:00
Raniutto - LegatoWorkshops dla dzieci do 2. roku życia
14OCTsa, 10:30
Raniutto - PortatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 2. do 4. roku życia
14OCTsa, 12:00
Raniutto - StaccatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 4. do 6. roku życia
14OCTsa, 19:00
MISTERIOSO 2017/2018Arte dei Suonatori | Concerts with vision Chamber Concert
15OCTsn, 17:00
BRILLANTE 2017/2018Artist-in-residence: ASQ | Adam Sztaba Symphonic concert
15OCTsn, 17:00
Salonik Wiolinowy, czyli dziecko pod skrzydłami filharmoniiWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku 4-6 lat, bez udziału opiekunów
16 OCT, mn, 17:00 - RAZ DWA TRZY – MŁYNARSKIkoncert zewnętrzny
16 OCT, mn, 20:00 - RAZ DWA TRZY – MŁYNARSKIkoncert zewnętrzny
17OCTtu, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
17OCTtu, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
17OCTtu, 12:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
19 OCT, th, 19:00 - RAY WILSON GENESIS CLASSICkoncert zewnętrzny
21OCTsa, 09:00
Raniutto - LegatoWorkshops dla dzieci do 2. roku życia
21OCTsa, 10:30
Raniutto - PortatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 2. do 4. roku życia
21OCTsa, 12:00
Raniutto - StaccatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 4. do 6. roku życia
21OCTsa, 19:00
SOUNDLAB 2017/2018Gabriel Prokofiev / Mr Switch | LAB 1: El-soundelectronic music concert
23OCTmn, 10:00
23OCTmn, 12:00
25OCTwd, 19:00
PIANOFORTE 2017/2018Bach | Das Wohltemperierte Klavier recital
27OCTfr, 16:00
27OCTfr, 19:00
VIRTUOSO 2017/2018Sibelius | RachmaninowSymphonic concert
28OCTsa, 12:00
Salonik Wiolinowy, czyli dziecko pod skrzydłami filharmoniiWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku 4-6 lat, bez udziału opiekunów
31OCTtu, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - IntegraChamber Concertdla klas I-III z udziałem muzyków Filharmonii i osób z dysfunkcjami
31OCTtu, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - IntegraChamber Concertdla klas I-III z udziałem muzyków Filharmonii i osób z dysfunkcjami
November 2017
03NOVfr, 19:00
ANIMATO 2017/2018Berlin Youth OrchestraSymphonic concert
04NOVsa, 09:00
Raniutto - LegatoWorkshops dla dzieci do 2. roku życia
04NOVsa, 10:30
Raniutto - PortatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 2. do 4. roku życia
04NOVsa, 12:00
Raniutto - StaccatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 4. do 6. roku życia
05NOVsn, 17:00
Fear has big ears Family concertfor children aged 6+ with guardians
05NOVsn, 17:00
Salonik Wiolinowy, czyli dziecko pod skrzydłami filharmoniiWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku 4-6 lat, bez udziału opiekunów
07NOVtu, 19:00
RUBATO 2017/2018Maniucha and Ksawery - Poleskie ImprovisationsTraditional concert
08NOVwd, 19:00
INTERMEZZO 2017/2018Hob-beats Duo | Szczecin Young PercussionChamber Concert
09NOVth, 19:00
SOUNDLAB 2017/2018Katarzyna Borek | LAB 2: El-pianoelectronic music concert
10NOVfr, 19:00
SONORO 2017/2018Lutosławski | DvořákSymphonic concert
11NOVsa, 17:00
MISTERIOSO 2017/2018Karol Szymanowski | Works for cello and piano Chamber Concert
11NOVsa, 19:00
ANIMATO 2017/2018Vivat PoloniaSymphonic concert
13NOVmn, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
13NOVmn, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
13NOVmn, 12:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
14NOVtu, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
14NOVtu, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
14NOVtu, 12:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na dwaChamber Concertdla klas I-III
16NOVth, 19:00
PIANOFORTE 2017/2018Chopin Competition Laureates | Yamamotorecital
17NOVfr, 19:00
SONORO 2017/2018Młynarski | BrucknerSymphonic concert
19NOVsn, 17:00
BRILLANTE 2017/2018Bernard Kawka | jazz legend's musicSymphonic concert
20NOVmn, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - W trasie koncert wyjazdowydla przedszkoli
20NOVmn, 11:00
DoNuta taktuje - W trasie koncert wyjazdowydla przedszkoli
22NOVwd, 19:00
MISTERIOSO 2017/2018Salon music impressionsChamber Concert
24NOVfr, 16:00
24NOVfr, 19:00
VIRTUOSO 2017/2018Brahms | SchumannSymphonic concert
25NOVsa, 09:00
Raniutto - LegatoWorkshops dla dzieci do 2. roku życia
25NOVsa, 10:30
Raniutto - PortatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 2. do 4. roku życia
25NOVsa, 12:00
Raniutto - StaccatoWorkshops dla dzieci w wieku od 4. do 6. roku życia
25NOVsa, 19:00
27NOVmn, 10:00
27NOVmn, 12:00
27NOVmn, 19:00
ESPRESSIVO 2017/2018Tomasz Stańko Quartet Jazz concert
30NOVth, 09:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
30NOVth, 10:30
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
30NOVth, 12:00
DoNuta taktuje - Na razChamber Concertdla przedszkoli
«
2017
»
01
02
03
04
05
06
07
08
09
10
11
12
REPERTUAR
COOKIESIn order to make it easier for you to use filharmonia.szczecin.pl, and also for statistical purposes, we use cookies. If you do not block cookies, it means that you agree to use them and store them in your device’s memory. You may manage your cookies by changing the settings of your browser.
Privacy Policy | Privacy policy | I AGREE