- 2016年01月03日 星期日 19:30
他近年来不断应邀指挥国内各大职业乐团。2005年指挥深圳交响乐团演出第一届中国作曲博士作品音乐会大获成功，受到了在场十几位专家的一致称赞。2005年同深圳交响乐团合作第一届中国作曲博士作品音乐会，所有作品均为首演，获得空前成功，赢得了在场几十位音乐家和终身教授们的广泛赞誉、2006年带领中国青年交响乐团录制并出版发行了马思聪先生的《大提琴协奏曲》、《小提琴协奏曲》、《双小提琴协奏曲》。年底CCTV电视台又录制了夏小汤指挥的肖斯塔科维奇《第十交响乐》。2007年再次执棒深圳交响乐团成功举行了第三届中国作曲博士作品音乐会。之后开始长期与中国爱乐乐团合作，成功的在全国进行了多次巡回演出，同时和Akiko Suwanai一起在北京和广州演出柴可夫斯基《D大调小提琴协奏曲》。2008年指挥中国爱乐乐团在北京大学演讲并讲解德沃夏克《第八交响乐》赢得了全场观众的热烈喝彩。2009年指挥中国爱乐乐团和广州交响乐团在国内首演了André Jolivet的作品。2007年又成功地指挥演出了第三届中国作曲博士作品音乐会。同年开始兼任中国爱乐乐团助理指挥一职，指挥了多场高水平的音乐会，受到了主流媒体的广泛称赞。还曾经与深圳交响乐团、 天津歌剧舞剧院、山东交响乐团、中央歌剧院、北京交响乐团、昆明交响乐团、上海爱乐乐团、广州交响乐团等职业乐团合作过，担任了大量的排练、演出、录音等工作，他以准确、严谨、精练、激情的指挥风格在各大职业乐团广受好评。
Dmitry Shostakovich Festive Overture, op.96
Franz Lehar Gold and Silver Waltz
Georges Bizet Carmen Suite (excerpts)
Introduction to Act I
Aragonaise (Entr’acte IV)
Intermezzo (Entr’acte III)
Dragoon of Alcala (Entr’acte II)
Giuseppe Verdi Overture to Nabucco
Johann Strauss II Overture to Die Fledermaus
Johann Strauss II Kaiser Walzer, op.437
Johann Strauss II An der schoenenblauen Donau,Walzer,op.314
Giacchino Rossini Overture to William Tell
Xia Xiaotang, conductor
Xia Xiaotang, conductor
Xiaotang Xia, one of the most brilliant young conductors. He serves as Principal Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Principal Conductor of the China Youth Symphony Orchestra and associate professor in the conducting department of Central Conservatory of Music. Born in Beijing in 1981, he was admitted by the conducting department of Central Conservatory of Music at the age of 16 with excellent performance. Then he followed Professor Yu Feng, a famous conductor to learn the conducting of symphony orchestra. After graduation in 2005, he became a teacher of main course in the department of conducting. He also worked as the principal conductor of the China youth symphony orchestra. He is the youngest main course teacher in Central Conservatory of Music.
In 2006, he won the gold award of the second national conducting competition.
In 2007, he became to hold a concurrent post of permanent conductor in China Philharmonic Orchestra. He was invited to conduct the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, China National Opera House, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, China Opera and Dance-drama Theatre, American Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonic Baroque Orchestra. He also cooperated with many famous concert performers and composer at many high level concerts both at home and abroad, which have won high praise from the contemporary music world.
In 2005, he cooperated with Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra to organize the first concert for the composer doctors in China. All of the works gave the premiere performance, which has achieved a unprecedented success and won the praise from many musicians and tenured professors who attended the concert.
In 2006, as the leader of China Youth Symphony Orchestra, he produced and published the < Cello Concerto >, < violin concerto > and < Double concerto for violin> of Ma Sicong. By the end of the year, CCTV also recorded < The tenth symphony> of Shostakovich conducted by Xia Xiaotang.
In 2007, he has successfully organized the third concert for composer doctors in China and conducted the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. Then he became a long-term cooperation with China Philharmonic Orchestra and made several performance tours all over China.
He has conducted in the performance of many works of famous composers’ such as Tan Dun, Chen Qigang, Guo Wenjing, and Ye Xiaogang. In the end of 2007, he conducted with Akiko Suwanai in Beijing and Guangzhou in the performance of Tchaikovsky’s < Violin Concerto in D major>. In 2008, he conducted the China Philharmonic Orchestra in the performance of Dvorak’s <The eighth symphony> in Peking University and won the warm applause from all the audience. In 2009, he conducted China Philharmonic Orchestra and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra to give the first performance of the works of André Jolivet. In 2010, he conducted China Philharmonic Orchestra to perform the tenth symphony of Shostakovich, which was made in to a record album and published. In 2011, together with the famous singer Song Zuying, he participated in scores of large concerts. In 2012, Xia Xiaotang cooperated with China Philharmonic Orchestra for dozens of concerts. He also recorded several albums with the famous singer Yuan Chenye, Pianist Wang Yujia and the guitarist Yang Xuefei. In 2013, he performed in the “Si Hai Tong Chun”, a cultural activity organized by the Overseas Chinese Affairs office. He cooperated with famous singers such as Song Zuying and gave several performance tours at the west and east coast of the U.S.
As the principal conductor of China Youth Symphony Orchestra, he devoted himself into the development and construction of the orchestra. Leaded by him, the orchestra has given hundreds of concerts in many cities all over China. In 2008, the orchestra went to Seoul and performed < Don Juan> of Richard Strauss and <Symphony II> of Rachmaninoff. The emotional and intense performance moved all the audience there. From 2009, many large symphony works have been on shown in the National Grand Theater, such as <Symphony No.1> and <Symphony No.5> of Mahler, < Symphonie Fantastique > by Berlioz, < Ein Heldenleben> of Richard Strauss and Debussy ‘s < LA MAR>. The style of him as a conductor is rigorous, accurate, emotional and charming. Every performance of him may leave a wonderful memory of the moments to the audiences, which is highly praised by the musicians.