ROC-Scarf

Designed for Shih’s „Prayer“ (homage to R.O.C. centennial) and part of the NTSO-festival-chorus’ costumes. Based on the national flag of Taiwan. As a limited edition, the scarf will be exclusively sold during the concerts at Sun-Moon-Lake (11-19-2011) and in Kaohsiung (11-20-2011). Orders per E-Mail will be forwarded.

Shih’s Prayer – Homage to R.O.C. Centennial

Nov. 19th (Sat.), 19:30-21:30 Xiangshan Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake Performers: Conductor: 梶間聡夫 NTSO Festival Chorus Chorus Director: Chen Yun-Hung Stage Design: Fabian Dembski Visual Design:Sheng-Hsueh Wu Solo: Hsin-Han Chang Program: Shih: “Prayer” Description: Epic music “Prayer for Blessing” is a large-scale work written by Shih. The work has been composed upon the invitation of the National … Continue reading

just why 4’33”?

(excerpt from the lecturer “Endlessness and the Empty Space in Music and Architecture”) John Cage’s three movement composition for any instrument or combination of instruments (1952) is probably his most famous and at the same time most controversial piece. While it nowadays even hits the charts, it was an exciter at the premiere: 4’33” obviously … Continue reading

Endlessness and the Empty Space in Music and Architecture

The lecturer at NTSO symposium was about relevant themes to contemporary music and architecture as well as about similarities in the processes of creation. As examples for „empty“ architecture egyptian pyramids, Robert Rauschenberg’s „White Paintings“, John Cage’s composition 4’33“ and Daniel Libeskind’s jewish museum in Berlin were discussed. Endlessness was the second main topic – … Continue reading

foundation of the movens society

Katharina Tielsch, Marjan Maftoon and Fabian Dembski founded the movens society for the promotion of architecture, regional development planning and constructional engineering to pupils and youth. Activity emphasis is on information about studies and jobs as well as on providing insight into the subject matter. With the scientific program porticus fundamental principles in conveyance of … Continue reading