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PRODIGIES and MAESTROS

first-rate soloists of their generation

 A collection of musical works

from the Baroque Period to the 90s

Design Society | Sea World Culture & Arts Center

Mountain View Theater

Classical Music Season 2019

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A 328-seat auditorium with well designed acoustics marks the crown of the Sea World Culture & Arts Center, Moutain View Theater proudly launches its 2019 Classcial Music Season. Six recitals presented by internationlly acclaimed musicians will be covering core repertoire of Piano and Violin throughout music history. We hope you will be as excited as we are about the wonderful programs and the aritsts‘ debut at the first professional concert hall in Nanshan District, Shenzhen.

Described by the Guardian as a performer of “fearless intensity”, former ECHO Rising Star Tamsin Waley-Cohen has established herself as one of the most insightful and versatile young British violinists. This season sees her debut in China. She will be performing violin sonatas by Beethoven, Debussy, and Elgar alongside Heifetz’s arrangements of pieces from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

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Japan-based Russian pianist Irina Mejoueva studied at Gnessin Institute of Music in Moscow, under pianist Vladimir Tropp. She won first prize at the Eduard Flipse Piano Competition in 1992, which was followed by numerous performance invitations throughout the Europe. After She had settled in Japan, she made many recordings for Wakabayashi Koubou among which her recording of Chopin’s Nocturnes was awarded Japan’s “The Record Academy Prize” in 2010. Her upcoming recital features a program of the romanticism era, focusing on Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Scriabin and Medtner.

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Brimful of energy, Antje Weithaas brings her compelling musical intelligence and technical mastery to every detail of the music. She won the Kreisler Competition in Graz in 1987 and the Bach Competition in Leipzig in 1988, as well as the Hanover International Violin Competition in 1991. In her upcoming concert, Weithaas is playing Ysaÿe’s sonatas together with the solo sonatas and partitas of J. S. Bach, and placing them in direct contrast with one another.

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Violinist Tseng Yu-Chien is rapidly building an international reputation as an emerging young soloist of enormous promise. Graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, his notable competition wins include the gold-standard Tchaikovsky Competition (2015), Singapore International Violin Competition (2015), and Sarasate International Competition in Pamplona (2009). On his upcoming concert, he will be featuring a selective repertoire that reveals his full capability in violin playing.

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Barry Douglas has established a major international career since winning the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, the first non-Russian pianist to be honored with the award since Van Cliburn in 1958. In his upcoming concert, Barry pairs Tchaikovsky’s principal works for solo piano:The Seasons, and Mussorgsky’s warhorse Pictures at An Exhibition.

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Born in Paris, Dalberto was introduced to Vlado Perlemuter, a favorite pupil of the late Alfred Cortot and entered the Paris Conservatoire where he completed his studies. During that time, he won the first Mozart Competition in Salzburg, the Clara Haskil Prize and, in 1978, first prize at the Leeds International Piano Competition. Dalberto has been acknowledged as one of the foremost interpreters of Schubert and Mozart music. In his debut in Shenzhen, Dalberto will perform pieces that are among his favorites.

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TICKET INFORMATION

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Premium Seats ¥480

Exclusive Seats ¥380

– 10% off for Design Society Members;

– Booking priority for ticket holders of the music forum “Music Lover’s Share” Series activity;

– Best available seats will be allocated automatically according to ordering time.

Intimate Seat Subscription ¥2,600

Limited to 20 seats only for each concert, reminiscing the indulging experience of a private music salon in the Romantic Era.

– ONE prime location ticket for each concert, six tickets in total;

– When order is placed, service personnel will be making contact to purchasers for exclusive seat-selection within 24hrs;

– ONE signed CD by one of 2019 Season’s soloists as a gift;

– TWO reserved seats for each lectures of music forum “Music Lover’s Share” series.

* Children under the age of 8 are not recommended to attend the concerts;

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Place Address:  Mountain View Theater, Sea World Culture an Arts Center, 1187 Wanghai Road, Shekou, Nanshan, Shenzhen


Shenzhen Design Week 2018 Calls for Projects

The 2nd Shenzhen Design Week in 2018, with the theme of “Possibilities of Design”, will open on April 20 and conclude on April 30. The main venue is to be set at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center in Shekou, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning in downtown area.

SZDW_300.pngShenzhen Design Week (SZDW), sponsored by the Shenzhen Municipal Government, takes place every year in late April. SZDW is the largest and highest level international professional design event in Shenzhen, covering the widest range of categories. It aims to establish an international platform integrating exchange, promotion, display and education activities, to create a number of branded projects, to promote the exchange and collaboration between Shenzhen and other regions in design sector, and to supply a platform for foreign designers and design companies to enter Chinese market.

With the theme of “Design for the Future”, more than 200 designers from 18 countries participated in the 1st Shenzhen Design Week in 2017. More than 2,000 design works were on display, including graphic design, product design, fashion design, interactive devices, space and architecture, and multimedia, among others. It attracted more than 100,000 viewers. Except for the main venue at Shekou i-Factory, 45 design events were held at 16 different locations all over the city, including exhibitions, forums, workshops, seminars, family events and so on.

The 2nd Shenzhen Design Week in 2018, with the theme of “Possibilities of Design”, will open on April 20 and conclude on April 30. The main venue is to be set at the Sea World Culture and Arts Center in Shekou, and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning in downtown area.

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The Sea World Culture and Arts Center in Shekou will be one of the two main venues.

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The Museum of Contemporary Art and Urban Planning will be another main venue.

The organizing committee is now calling for projects from all UNESCO Creative Cities for the Special Exhibition of UCCN entitled the Possibilities of Design: UCCN Perspectives, which will one of the key events of Shenzhen Design Week 2018. Intox, a local design company in Shenzhen was commissioned as curator.

The applicants need to submit detailed information including:

1) The title, outline and details of the projects in English, and at least three high-definition images (1024 x 768 pixels at least, in JPEG format, with a resolution of 300 dpi or more);

2) The profiles of the applicants and teams (including resumes and achievements, etc.), and high-definition photos and contact information;

3) Installation requirements, if applicable;

4) Stories or exhibiting experience of the projects, if any.

The specific requirements and conditions are as follows:

1) While in general applicants of approved projects should cover the shipping and insurance cost, the curator will select maximum 30 best projects for which the Secretariat will cover the shipping and insurance, in needed.

2) The projects can vary in disciplines, including but not limited to graphic, industrial and product, fashion, architecture, interior, interactive installation, media arts, etc.

3) The authors of approved projects should sign an agreement with the organizer, i.e. Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SDPA), the text of which will be provided by the Secretariat.

All projects should be submitted before 25th March 2018 by emailing to Ms. Shuya Yang at szdw2018@intox.cn and shuya@intox.cn. Result will be sent to all applicants before 31st March. Objects of selected projects should arrive in Shenzhen before 10th April. The exhibition opens on 20th April and will last for about 15 days.

The shipping address is

Secretariat, Shenzhen Design Week

Mailing Address: Room 102, 4th Building, E-Hub, Qianhai, Shenzhen (Please mark “Application materials for 2nd Design Week projects”)

Contact: Ms. Shuya Yang

Tel: 0086 755 66619298

For more details, please log on the official website: http://www.sz.design/, or follow us on Wechat.

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