8. – 16. Juli 2017
INTERNATIONAL COMPOSITION WORKSHOP /
北京国际作曲大师班 – 2017 BEIJING
The Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing will host the 2017 Beijing International Composition Workshop. The 10-day workshop will be held in Beijing, July 8-16, 2017 as the seventh annual workshop that will gather excellent faculty and promising composers from all over the world. During the intensive 9-day programs, the fellow composers and faculty will meet in individual lessons, composition seminars, faculty lectures, conducting classes, rehearsals, as well as two culminating concerts, to present their works, exchange ideas, and explore creative notions and means. In addition, as a special component, Chinese cultural and musical heritage will be presented in lectures and panel discussions, on the topics of Chinese traditional instruments, Chinese folk music, and Chinese contemporary musical tendency.
Eight new pieces composed by eight composers of Category A will be jointly performed by Ensemble XX Jahrhundert and Beijing Modern Chamber Ensemble. Open rehearsals will be held for each piece, and will be evaluated and guided by all BICW professors and the conductor.