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Chinese Vocal Competition, with Collaborative Piano, at Merkin Hall

Saturday October 1, 10:00 am - Sunday October 2, 6:30 pm

$30

The 8th International Chinese Vocal Competition is one in a series of cultural and arts events sponsored by New Tang Dynasty Television.

The aim of International Chinese Vocal Competition is to promote traditional vocal arts of pure authenticity, pure goodness, and pure beauty, and provide a world arena for all Chinese vocalists to showcase their talents.

The Competition has specially invited vocalists with the world-renowned Shen Yun Performing Arts to serve on its panel of judges.

Competition Content

1, Standard operatic repertoire. NTD “International Chinese Vocal Competition” only offers Bel Canto singing.

2, Types of vocal works include Chinese classic songs, arias, and art songs.

3, The competition will consist of three rounds: Preliminaries, Semi-Finals, and Finals.

4, Preliminary round: performance of one song of contestant’s choice (selected from: a section of an aria Western opera; a lied; or one of the 30 Chinese songs provided by the Competition)

5, Semi-final round: performance of two songs: one, a section of an aria Western opera or lied; the other from the Chinese repertoire (you may choose from one of the 30 Chinese songs provided by the Competition)

6, Final round: Performance of two songs: one, a section of an aria from a western opera or an art song; the other from the Chinese repertoire (chosen from the 30 Chinese songs by the Competition, but it must be different from the piece sung in the semi-finals)

7, The Organization Committee shall provide piano accompaniment for contestants. Contestants may also bring their pianist(s).

8, Applicants are required to submit all the vocal scores, lyrics, and accompanying musical scores to the Organizing Committee with the application materials. If the vocal pieces do not conform to the criteria of the Competition, the applicant will be notified by the Organizing Committee in a timely fashion.

The following is the list of the 30 Chinese songs provided by the Competition

My Sentiment to the Yangtze River. Lyrics: Li Zhi-yi, Music: Qing Zhu

Man Jiang Hong (Full River Red). Lyrics: Yue Fei, Traditional Chinese Tune

Three Wishes of the Rose. Lyrics: Long Qi, Music: Huang Zi

On Jialing River. Lyrics: Duanmu Hongliang, Music: He Lu-ting

Homeland Nostalgia. Lyrics: Wei Han-zhang, Music: Huang Zi

Under the Silvery Moonlight. Tatars Folk Song, Adapted by Wang Luo-bin

Ga Da Mei Lin. Mongolian Folk Song

Swallow. Kazakhs Folk Song

Plum Blossoms in the Snow. Lyrics: Liu Xue-an, Music: Huang Zi

Skylark, You Wonderful Singer. Xinjiang Kazakh Folk Song

In That Distance Place. Lyrics: Wang Luo-bin, Music: Wang Luo-bin

The Gently Flowing Brook. Yunnan Folk Song, Music: Li Ying-hai

I Wait For You To Dawn. Kazakh folk song

Beautiful Girl. Kazakh Folk Song

Alam Khan. Xinjiang Folk Song

A Lovely Rose. Kazakh Folk Song

Swan Goose. Folk Song

Searching. Lyrics: D.F., Music: Gao Yuan

Pamier, My Beautiful Home. Lyrics: Di Cong., Music: Zheng Qiu-feng

Grassland in July. Lyrics: Song Bin-ting., Music: Shang De-yi

The Song In My Heart. Lyrics: D.F., Music: Guan Gui-min

A Glass of Wine. Uyghur Folk Song

What Is The Meaning Of Life? Lyrics: D.F., Music: Guan Gui-min

An Old Song. Lyrics: Wang Chi-jiu, Music: Zhu Jia-qi

Un bel di, vedremo. Puccini

Ideale. Tosti

Longing. Lyrics: D.F., Music: Guan Gui-min

Song of Two Places. Lyrics: Wang Sen, Zhu Liang-zhen, Music: Zhu Liang-zhen

That Is Me. Lyrics: Xiao Guang, Music: Gu Jian-fen

E’ la solita storia del pastore. Cilea

Website: https://vocal.ntdtv.com/index-en.html

Hotline: +1 888-477-9228

Email: vocal@globalcompetitions.org

Details

Start:
Saturday October 1, 10:00 am
End:
Sunday October 2, 6:30 pm
Cost:
$30
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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2022-ntd-television-8th-international-chinese-vocal-competition-tickets-159864526101

Venue

Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center
129 W 67th St
New York, NY 10036 United States
Phone:
212.501.3300
Website:
http://www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org/mch/