11/19 and 11/20 Prayer – Homage to R.O.C. centennial

composition by Shih performed by National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra 11/19 (Sat.), 19:30-21:30 Xiangshan Visitor Center, Sun Moon Lake 11/20 (Sun.), 19:30-21:30 Kaohsiung National Performing Arts Center free admission “Prayer” is a large-scale work written by Shih. The work has been composed upon the invitation of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and is dedicated to devoting, persevering women who … 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

Sun-Moon-Cloud revised

After a location-change for the presentation of Shih’s „Prayer“ (concert for 100th anniversary of Republic of China), the design for Sun-Moon-Cloud had to be revised. The new performance venue is located at the Sun-Moon-Lake visitor center. The pavilions design changed so that it is going to be a temporary plug-in to the building designed by Norihiko … Continue reading