Liu Fang, Pipa soloist


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TV reports and shows

Vrije Geluiden
The Netherlands)

CBC TV
Canada

ARD 1
Germany

CBC Canada


Liu Fang concert live at the Early Music Festival in St. Petersburg
 
Russian TV 2  

TV interviews & reports

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Vienna, Austria / London, UK

Onmi TV, Toronto, Canada

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Thursday, October 18, 2012, 20:00: RTBF La Première (national radio), "Le monde est un village", Didier Mélon - interview-concert live - RV à 15h30-16h || Concert live (Photos)

 
December 16, 2008: Concert with Liu Fang and friends - the 1st concert in the series with CONTRASTS IN CHINA.
Liu Fang on Pipa (Chinese lute) and guzheng (Chinese zither), Yoshio Kurahashi on shakuhachi (Japanese bamboo flute), Pops Mohamed on African kora, kalimba, mouthbow and Ziya Tabassian on percussion Intrum grafting (Tombak, framed drum).

live recording, and broadcasted on March 27, 2009, by the Dutch music radio - Concertzender Live.

Recording Technique: Sabrina ter Horst
Production: Rolf Buijs

 
19 December 2008
20:00 - 21:30 Liu Fang on Dutch Radio - Metamorfosen

Producer:: Sally Farrar

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On March 22, 2007, concert in the KIT Tropentheater with Liu Fang (Pipa, guzheng) and Yoshio Kurahashi (Shakuhachi).
Concert live recording and broadcasted by the Dutch music radio - Concertzender Live.
Recording Technique: Arjan van Asselt
Production: Rolf Buijs

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I. Radio and Television appearances

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20.12.2008

Repeating: December 14, 2008: Interview and live performance at the famous Dutch vrijegeluiden TV (music channel).

See this TV program on the web

16.12.2008

Dutch Radio: The concert "Liu Fang and friends" at the Musiekgebouw will be recorded by national radio of The Netherlands, and shall be broadcasted on vrijdag 19 december 2008, 20:00 - 21:30 Metamorfosen (Detailed information ...)

09.12.2008

Dutch TV: Interview and live performance, zondag 14 december 2008 10:30 Ned 1 / zaterdag 20 december 2008 09:05 Ned 1 (Herhaling), The Netherlands.
info: http://www.vpro.nl/programma/vrijegeluiden/afleveringen/40119551/

19.06.2008 Interview and live performance on TV calle-35, at Liu Fang solo recital, Patio de los Naranjos, Almeria, Spain.
30.11.2008 Interview and live performance at WOMEX 2008 in Sevilla (Spain) by the Dutch Radio "KoncertZender" (VPRO) from the Netherland.
12.01.2008 One our ducumentary on CBC TV (BravoCanada)
13.07.2007 Broadcasting on Dutch Radio: http://www.concertzender.eu/programmagids.php?detail=23745&date=2007-07-13
08.07.2007 The Weekend Planet - presented by ABC Radio Natioanl (More ...)
21.06.2007 Interview and live performance at Radio-Canada (Chinese department)
22.03.2007

Duet concert, Tropentheater, Linnaeusstraat 2, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. National Radio live recording.

09.02.2007

Solo concert in London, Stage at The Pizza On The Park, 11-13 Knightsbridge, in association with fRoots magazine, recorded by BBC Radio 3's "World Routes" programme. (http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/worldroutes/pip/tzwe2/)

23.11.2006

Concert for winners of Academy Charles Cros Award, Auditorium 105, Radio France, Paris.

09.07.2006

Liu Fang performed solo concert at the der Stadtkirche Rudolstadt (Tanz- und Folkfestival Rudolstadt 2006). Concert live recorded and broadcasted by Bayerischen Rundfunk.

08.07.2006

Liu Fang performed solo concert at the City Theather (Tanz- und Folkfestival Rudolstadt 2006). Concert live recorded and broadcasted by Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln.

29.05.2006

Liu Fang performed with Henri Tournier at the auditorium of Musée Guimet in Paris for a concert recorded by Radio-France, Equinoxe (producer: Caroline Bourgine, click here for details). Listening broadcasting online

02.05.2006

Interview at Radio France International, Paris

28.04.2006

Liu Fang performed at a public radio concert (France Musique, "La Nuit des veilleurs de nuit") at the auditorium of Radio France, Paris. (Producer: François Bensignor).

27.03.2006

Interview and performance at Radio-Canada international, Montreal, Canada.

31.01.2006

Liu Fang performs with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra Dan Tun's work for pipa and strings, with concert live recording by CBC Radio Two (click here for details).

01.10.2005

The final concert of the musical and poetry project entitled "three instants of eternity" was recorded by Radio-Canada, Producer: Lorraine Chalifoux. (click here for details).

26.03.2005

Liu Fang's pipa and guzheng solo recital at the KIT Tropentheater in Amsterdam, recorded by Radio 4FM of the Netherland. (For detailed information, visit the official site of Radio 4FM, and search for "Liu Fang".)

13.01.2005 Liu Fang performed Tan Dun's "ghost opera" with Spiegel String Quartet in De Bijloke Concerthall in Ghent, Belgium. Concert recorded by National Radio of Belgium.
18.09.2004 Liu Fang performed pipa and guzheng solo recital at Festival Notes d'Equinoxe Delémont , Switzerland. The whole concert was recorded by Radio-Suisse and broadcasted in RSR - Espace 2 - Les émissions - L'écoute des mondes in March 2005.
24.07.2004 BBC interview and live performance at WOMAD, Reading, UK.
06.2004 July 16 and 29: concerts in Grand Palais, Paris, France, recorded by Radio-Classique.
10.02.2004 CBC Radio Two live recording of whole the concert in Halifax, Canada, presented by Debut Atlantic; producer: Adrian Hoffman (broadcasted on 28/5/04)
12.11.2003 Interview and live performance for one hour program at FM Radio Station, "the Resonance", in London, UK. host: Paul Fisher, Far side music.
08.11.2003 Liu Fang performed live at BBC Radio in London, host: Charlie Gillett. Click HERE for details.
07.11.2003 Liu Fang has been invited to perform at the forthcoming BBC World Service concert at The Mermaid Theatre, London. Click here to see the details.
11.07.2003 CBC Global villiage, Toronto.
05.04.2003 Concert with Liu Fang, Oliver Schroer, and Ziya Tabbasian at the Maison de la culture Ahuntsic, Montreal. Presented by Musique-Multi-Montreal, recorded by Radio-Canada (Producer: Lorraine Chalifoux)
17.02.2003 CBC Radio "Global Village" interviewed Liu Fang in Montreal, and performed live. Host: Frank Opolko. broadcasting time: Saturday, March 8, 2003, 5:05pm on the CBC radio II, 88.5FM in Quebec.
13.10.2002 Radio-Canada recorded Liu Fang's pipa and guzheng recital , with some pieces accompanied by percussionist Ziya Tabassian, in the Chapelle Rideau of the National Art Gallery in Ottawa. Producer: Andre Massicotte.
03.10.2002 TV5 interviewed Liu Fang and recorded her pipa and guzheng performances in Montreal.
13.08.2002 Melissa Hui's composition "Come as you are" for pipa and nine western instruments was recorded by CBC in Toronto at the Glen Gould Studio. Liu Fang played pipa.
10.07.2002 Concert at the International Summer Festival of Quebec with the Silk and Steel Ensemble recorded live by Radio-Canada. Liu Fang played pipa.
23.05.2002 Liu Fang performed pipa and ghzheng solo and two pieces of improvization music with Arabic oud soloist, Alla, for a public concert at the Auditorium of Radio-France for the program "Equinoxe", producer: Caroline Bourgine. Scheduled broadcasting: May 27, 2002.
15.05.2002 Liu Fang performed pipa and ghzheng solo recital at the Accademia Filarmonica Romana in Rome, recorded live by Radio Vaticana - Citta del Vaticano, including an interviewed on the same Radio by Arianna Voto.
06.03.2002 Liu Fang performed the pipa concerto composed by Melissa Hui with the SMCQ in Montreal, Recorded by Radio-Canada, producer: Mr. Laurent.
13.02.2002 The Toronto TV "Fairchild" Chinese chanel devoted 20 minutes reporting about Liu Fang performing career, including live concet recording and tours.
15.11.2001 Concert with Nouvelle Ensemble Moderne. Liu Fang performed the pipa concerto "Tianling" composed by Zhou Long. Recorded by Radio-Canada, producer: Mr. Laurent.
03.11.2001 Concert "Silk Road" project of MMM, Maison de la Culture Ahust, Recorded by Radio-Canada, producer: Madam Lorraine Chalifoux.
24.10.2001 Concert trio with Tran Van Khe, liu Fang and Pham Duc Thanh, Redpath Hall, McGill university. Recorded by Radio-Canada, producer: Madam Lorraine Chalifoux.
07.10.2001 TV (CH. 14) interview and live performance, King doffs his armour(12 minutes). Host: ---.
16.06.2001 CBC TV show "Music Festival", interview with Madam Angele Dubeau and live performance of the two pieces: Dance of the Yi People and The ambush. The broadcasting will be on CBC TV (CH. 4) on July 29, 9:30pm
14.06.2001 Featured Interview on Radio-Canada International (host: Xiao-ling Zhang).
24.05.2001 Liu Fang and the ALCAN string quartet performed Melissa Hui's "Rush" at the Festival of the String of the Future, recorded by TV company.
18.04.2001 Concert with Prof. Tran Van Khe at the "Song of Native Land" in Hochiming City (Saigon), Vietnam, recorded by National TV station.(Click here for more infomation.)
25.01.2001 Interview (30min.) and performance (1 hour) at Radio-France, Paris (host: Madam Caroline Bourgine, France-Culture). The broadcasting is scheduled for September 10, 2001.
19.09.2000 Concert recorded by Tele-Quebec, which will be broadcasted on Sunday, December 3, 8:00pm on Tele-Quebec.
18.05.2000 Concert of trio: Liu Fang, Yegor Diachkov, and their special guest, master Yoshio Kurahashi at the Chapell Historique du Bonpasteur (see http://www.philmultic.com/trio.html for details), Radio-Canada recorded the whole concert, broadcasted on on Friday (13th october 2000) - 20h 100.7 FM. Producer: Madam Lorraine Chalifoux.
18.05.2000 Radio Interview, Mcgill Radio, host: A. Blake
20.09.1999 Interview and live performance on SFB, Multi-Kulti, Berlin, Germany. Host: Wolfgang Konig.
28.07.1999 CBC live recording the concert at the Vancouver Chamber Music Festival. Liu Fang played two solo pieces and one with the string quartet.
18.07.1999 CBC News (TV), Vancouver, BC, Canada
13.06.1999 Radio-Canada recorded the whole concert, Salle Pierre Mercure, Montreal (Quebec), Canada. Liu Fang played 8 solo pieces. Producer: Lorraine Chalifoux.
28.03.1999 Radio-Canada recorded the concert Les Classiques du Monde, Festival of the Musique Multi-Montreal, Eglise de la Visitaion, Montreal (Quebec), Canada. Liu Fang pormed one solo (10 minutes) and one duet (9 minutes).
17.03.1999 Guest musician for CIMS, live performance Host: Sophie Laurent.
11.02.1999 Live interview and performance by Radio-Canada international, Host: Zhao Li.
06.07.1998 Interview and live performance on TCV (Télévision communautaire de Vidéotron). Host: Jean-François Paradis and Annie-Claire Fournier.
12.08.1997 Guest musician for Radio-Canada international, live interview. Host: Zhao Li.
29.07.1997 Guest for une oreille sur le monde (producer: Lorraine Chalifoux), Radio-Canada in Montreal (100,7FM)
15.05.1997 Interview and live performance on TCV (Télévision communautaire de Vidéotron). Host: François Fauteux.

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II. Recordings

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2011 Music track for the film "We Need to Talk About Kevin", director: Lynne Ramsay, music composed by Jonny Greenwood .
2010

(1). Music track for the film « Emoticon », director: Christian Lara
(2). Release of Duo pipa and violin CD "Along the Way", featuring Liu Fang and Malcolm Goldstein.

2008 Release of the Duo pipa and guitar CD "Changes" (Philmultic), featuring Liu Fang and Michael O'Toole.
2007 Music track for the film "Up the Yangtze", director: Yung Chang; composer: Olivier Alary.
2006

(1) Release of the "The Soul of Pipa, Vol. 3 " compact disc (Philmultic), featuring eight pieces of pipa solo from the ancient to the recent classical repertoire.
(2) release of the prize-winning CD "Silk Sound (le son de soie)" (Accords-Croises, Paris), featuring Liu Fang pipa and guzheng solo, and inter-cultural collaborations.

2005 Launching of the first guzheng solo CD "Emerging Lotus" (Philmultic), featuring 12 pieces of guzheng solo from traditional classical to folk styles.
2004 Liu Fang and flutist Lise Daoust released one CD " Mei Hua" under the label of ATMA Classiques , one of the major labels in Canada for classical music.
2003 "THE ROUGH GUIDE TO THE MUSIC OF CHINA" (RGNET1122CD) has been released by WORLD MUSIC NETWORK, featuring various artists. Liu Fang is featured as "one of the world's leading players of the pipa...".
2003 Liu Fang performed music for a documentary film about Chinese in Quebec.
This video film will be broadcasted on December 16, 2003. The following is from the press released of the program
16 décembre - Chine Sous les reflets magiques des lanternes chinoises, Valérie et Hermann se racontent. Au Jardin botanique de Montréal, ils nous expliquent comment les deux cultures, chinoise et québécoise, ont façonné leur personnalité. Marie démystifie les multiples énigmes que renferme le quartier chinois. Et Liu Fang, virtuose du pipa et du Gu Zheng, enveloppe l'atmosphère d'accents musicaux orientaux.
2003 Launching of the "The Soul of Pipa, Vol. 2" compact disc (Philmultic), featuring eight pieces of pipa solo from the ancient to the recent classical repertoire.
October 19, 2002 Dodo La Planète Do - Dream songs Night Songs
October 24, 2001 Launching of the "The Soul of Pipa, Vol. 1" compact disc (Philmultic), featuring eight pieces of pipa solo from the traditional classical repertoire.
June 25, 2000 Launching of the "Arabic and Chinese Music" compact disc (Philmultic), featuring nine pieces of pipa, guzheng, ud and percussion performed by Liu Fang and Farhan Sabbagh.
May 2-3, 2000 "Who is Albert Woo", a film of CFB, Film music, composed by Janet Lumb
March 25-26, 1998 Performance recorded for the film The sun rises over Tian-An-Men Square, National Film Board. Director, Shui-Po Wang; soundtrack composed by Melissa Hui. This film is nominated for Oscar award in March 1999.
June 19, 1997 Launching of the "Chinese Traditional pipa Music" compact disc (Oliver Sudden Productions), featuring nine pieces of solo pipa performed by Liu Fang.
March 15, 1997 Performances recorded for a documentary film entitled "Motions of the Tao". Director: Stephan Nitoslavski.

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