World Premiere Ancient Tang Poems from iSING! Suzhou to the World《iSING! 唐诗名篇世界首演》
Unfazed by the challenges of pandemic, Tian and his iSING! team mounted a monumental music project, Ancient Tang Poems From iSING! Suzhou to the World, which made its world premiere on November 24, 2020 in Suzhou. It started with iSING!’s first International Composition Competition, which resulted in 15 young composers commissioned to write new music set to poems from the Tang Dynasty 1300 years ago. Eleven singers from 7 countries were invited to interpret in Mandarin these immortal Tang poems through the universal language of music, marking a new chapter in contemporary Chinese music making. Li Daye, conductor, Hao Jiang Tian, stage director, eleven iSING! soloists from 8 countries, Suzhou Symphony Orchestra. A worldwide broadcast of this historical concert on February 26, 2021 on CCTV 4 production of the Lunar New Year Celebration.
A documentary The Moon and I was made for this historic event.
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Received the Honorary Doctor of Musical Arts, Manhattan School of Music
May 20, 2021
Verdi's opera Simon Boccanegra
Hao Jiang Tian as Fiesco with Plácido Domingo in the title role. This opera production was filmed in 2015, the dvd is released by he National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing.
Voyage to the East - A Fearless Buddhist Master's
Mission to Japan《鉴真东渡》
Hao Jiang Tian as the Monk Jianzhen in the title role of a contemporary opera composed by Tang Jianping, a production of the Jiangsu Performing Arts Group Co. Ltd. The opera was filmed in Nanjing, September, 2020. The opera dvd will be released in 2021.
iSING! Suzhou International Young Artists Festival (Sept - Oct, 2021)
iSING! Suzhou 国际青年歌唱家艺术节
As Founder and Artistic Director Hao Jiang,Tian celebrates the 10th Anniversary with a concert of music and culture along the Yangtze River. More details to come.