2016-11-22

Taiwan Mussorgsky Project at CJCU


Shao-Hsun Chang, pianist
in recital at the Chang Jung Christian University
Tainan, Taiwan

11.22 Tuesday 19:00

featuring Mussorgsky: 'Pictures at an Exhibition'
with images of the Taiwan Mussorgsky Project

It’s such a lucky accident, having been born, that we’re almost obliged to pay attention. – Mark Strand


Alton’s Images
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2016-10-24

1001 Nights: The Radio Play


Let's escape.

'1001 Nights: The Radio Play'

11.03 Thursday 22:00 (10:00 pm)
ICRT FM100 Taiwan
icrt.com.tw

featuring the voice talents of
Chia-Hsuan Lin
Paul Batt
Ruth Landowne Giordano
Alton Thompson

with music by
Nikolai Rimsky-Kosakov

produced by
Tim Berge and Ping Lu

written and directed by
Alton Thompson

based on
1001 Nights: The Short Story

inspired by the medieval classic
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Want to catch the broadcast online?
Just check your time zone below
and visit us at ICRT for the stream.

UTC (GMT)
11.03 Thursday 14:00–14:30

Auckland, New Zealand
11.04 Friday 03:00 (UTC+13 hours)

Sydney, NSW, Australia
11.04 Friday 01:00 (UTC+11 hours)

Japan / South Korea
11.03 Thursday 23:00 (UTC+9 hours)

Taiwan
Manila, Philippines
Singapore
Hong Kong and Macau, China
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
11.03 Thursday 22:00 (UTC+8 hours)

Jakarta, Indonesia / Vietnam / Thailand
11.03 Thursday 21:00 (UTC+7 hours)

New Delhi, India
11.03 Thursday 19:30 (UTC+5:30 hours)

Dubai, UAE
11.03 Thursday 18:00 (UTC+4 hours)

Baghdad, Iraq
11.03 Thursday 17:00 (UTC+3 hours)

Istanbul, Turkey
11.03 Thursday 17:00 (UTC+3 hours)

Johannesburg, South Africa / Cairo, Egypt
11.03 Thursday 16:00 (UTC+2 hours)

Abuja, Nigeria / Paris, France
11.03 Thursday 15:00 (UTC+1 hour)

London, UK
11.03 Thursday 14:00 (GMT)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11.03 Thursday 12:00 (UTC-2 hours)

Argentina
11.03 Thursday 11:00 (UTC-3)

USA Eastern / Ontario and Quebec, Canada
11.03 Thursday 10:00 (UTC-4 hours)

USA Central
11.03 Thursday 09:00 (UTC-5 hours)

USA Mountain
11.03 Thursday 08:00 (UTC-6 hours)

USA Pacific / British Columbia, Canada
11.03 Thursday 07:00 (UTC-7 hours)

USA Hawai'i
11.03 Thursday 04:00 (UTC-10 hours)

2016-09-13

Pictures at a Recital Hall

An award-winning pianist explores interpretations and retellings in music. We'll be showing some Taiwan photos as well. Do join us.
- Alton



Shao-Hsun Chang, pianist
Works by Mussorgsky, Liszt, Mozart, Gounod, Schubert




9.17 Saturday 14:30
Tainan: Lufthansa Yonghua Art Museum

9.26 Monday 19:30
Taipei: National Concert Hall

Pianist Shao-Hsun Chang, York International Artists silver medalist, presents two solo concerts this month in her native Taiwan.
The first half of her performance features music by W A Mozart and transcriptions by Franz Liszt of works by Charles Gounod and Franz Schubert. The second half features the complete original suite 'Pictures at an Exhibition' by Modest Mussorgsky. A photo series by Alton Thompson, exhibited in tandem, interprets the images of Mussorgsky and his dedicatee Viktor Hartmann through scenes of modern Taiwan: its people, culture, and landscape.

Ms Chang is a winner of the Metropolitan International Piano Competition, the Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition and other international awards. Ms Chang holds music degrees from the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA.

Program
Mozart: Piano sonata in F major, K.332
Schubert / Liszt: Four Lied Transcriptions
- Gretchen am Spinnrade (Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel)
- Horch, horch! Die Lerch! (Hark, hark! The Lark!)
- Ständchen (Serenade)
- Die Forelle (The Trout)
Gounod / Liszt: La valse de l'opéra 'Faust'
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Tickets
http://www.artsticket.com.tw/CKSCC2005/EHome/EHome00/index.aspx 

Event ID: hsobWfDDQ3T5bKJwoZmaw

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2016-09-11

Sky Pillars


Twin Towers and Marriott Hotel
World Trade Center
New York City, New York USA
2000.01.05
Scanned print from film.
© Alton Thompson 唐博敦

Alton’s Images
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2015-09-10

Ao céu


(Skyward)

Ruínas da Catedral de São Paulo
Ruins of Saint Paul’s Cathedral
Historic City Centre
Macau
Special Territory, China
中國 澳門 大三巴牌坊
2014.02.14
© Alton Thompson 唐博敦

Cathedral constructed 1582-1602
Façade constructed 1620-1627
Cathedral destroyed in fire 1835
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