Hsiao-Yi Yu’s Online Organ Concert
At Weywuying, Sept 20, 2021
Hsiao-Yi Yu’s online organ performance, is a journey of Hsiao-Yi Yu’s exquisite performance skills through classic repertoires in conjunction with innovative interpretation of aesthetics through collaboration with various artists, including acclaimed painter from U.S, jazz pianist from Israel, and modern dancer from Taiwan. Besides, the extraordinary concert features brand new stage-lighting technique integrated with special lens aesthetics, bringing a dazzling artistic style to the international classical music scene.
Hsiao-Yi Yu will play the largest pipe organ in Asia in Weiwuying Concert Hall and bring a whole new listening experience to audiences around the world.
Organist : Hsiao-Yi Yu
Hsiao-Yi Yu has a remarkable talent for organ music, and she successfully challenges both the classical world and modern music. Through her total mastery of multiple keyboards and pedal of the pipe organ, she opens up the imagination of classical music fans to the world of organ music. She transforms the gigantic instrument into a compelling music genre.
Hsiao-Yi Yu's first album Outstanding Acoustics，Exquisite Music was a phenomenal success. It broke the sales record in classical music category. As soon as it was released, it ranked No. 1 on Books.com.tw and set a record of reprinting within one month. In 2018, in collaboration with the trumpeter Chang-Po Chen, she recorded the gospel music album Just for you and won the "Best Religious Music Award" at the 30th Golden Melody Awards. Her new album will be released in the winter of 2021.
Hsiao-Yi Yu is active in the international music scene. She has performed in Vienna and San Jose in California. In June 2019, ten outstanding international female organists were invited to the "World Organ Day" held in Germany and Hsiao-Yi Yu represented Taiwan to perform at St. Peter's Cathedral in Recklinghausen. In July of the same year, Hsiao-Yi Yu was invited by the Polish International Organ Music Festival to perform five concerts. The media and the audience responded enthusiastically. They praised: "Hsiao-Yi Yu is the most gifted organ musician." Some even commented: "it is the most beautiful organ music we have ever heard."
On January 31, 2021, Hsiao-Yi Yu performed with dazzling technique and charisma at the National Concert Hall in Taipei. She stormed the hall with a sold-out performance.
Highlights of the Hsiao-Yi Yu’s Online Concert
It showcases an orchestrated art performance style, bringing the audience a colorful and superb musical feast:
Hsiao-Yi Yu employs exquisite techniques to interpret classical repertoires, conveying emotions that resonate with the soul.
Along with Bach and spiritual music, the images of Makoto Fujimura’s paintings interwind simultaneously to bring a unique experience to the audience.
The organ music Song of Triumph, composed by the Israeli Jazz musician Oren Dashti, will debut at the concert. In addition, Oren Dashti, also a Jazz pianist, and Hsiao-Yi Yu will perform a duet piece Missing you.
Through Sir Edward Elgar’s classic pieces, Morning Song and Evening Scene, Hsiao-Yi Yu will pay tribute to Michelangelo's masterpiece Day and Night, and Morning and Dusk. Along with the music, Sara Ying, a modern dancer with beautiful and unique body language, will perform a touching artistic dance that interprets the sculpture and organ music.
Through creative lighting and camera aesthetics, the concert integrates various artistic performances and transcends a whole new experience to the global audience.
Hsiao-Yi Yu's online organ concert will be held at KKTix Virtual Venue at 8 pm, September 20, 2021.
Name｜Hsiao Yi-Yu Online Organ Concert
Time｜2021.09.20. Mon. 20:00
Venue｜National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts - Weiwuying
Organizer｜Formosa Virtuoso Organist、Zoe Arts
Dunnan Art Institute、 PIPE Live Music
Sponsored by |
Department of Cultural Affairs, Taipei City Government、
Shinkong Insurance Co., Ltd.
Painter / Author：Makoto Fujimura
Jazz Pianist：Oren Dashti
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【前所未有的閱聽饗宴 Special Feature】
張志龍 Richard Chang
童志偉 Jacklon Tung
舞蹈家／應佳穎 Sara Ying
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活動時間 Time｜2021年9月20日 20:00
衛武營國家藝術文化中心 National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts - Weiwuying 衛武營音樂廳
福爾摩沙管風琴演奏家 Formosa Virtuoso Organist、Zoe Arts 卓越藝術傳播基金會
敦南藝術講堂、 PIPE Live Music
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