Sunday, November 16, 2008

The first Xiamen (China) International Master Class

14th November , Watching the The first Xiamen (China) International Master Class in Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra Concert Hall, under the supervision of Prof. Jorma Panula, one of the most widely recognized and admired teaching conductors. It was really world class , a true feast of symphony , most of the pieces are from German-Austrian series composors .

It is our honor to have Prof. Jorma Panula stay in our hotel ( Millennium Harbourview Hotel Xiamen ). Such a nice man, graceful , kind, all the staff love him ...

He was happy at the concert spot and the best female conductor of China , Prof. Zheng Xiao Ying also attended the concert . Both of them are great , humble , modest , they stayed at the side of the stage giving away all the sparkling and honor to their students.( see the last picture ,right corner)

Next concert will be on 22nd of November , I won't miss that ...

Here is information about Prof. Jorma Panula:

Jorma Panula is one of the most widely recognized and admired teaching conductors today. Many of the contemporary young famous conductors benefit from his guidance.
The great names include Esa-Pekka Salonen (Music Director, Los Angeles Philharmonic), Jukka-Pekka Saraste (Music Director, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra),
Osmo Vänska (Music Director, Minnesota Orchestra),
Niklas Villen, Petri Sakari, Ari Rasilainen, Tuomas Ollila, Sakari Oramo (succeeded Simon Rattle in Birmingham,England),
Mikko Franck (Music Director, Belgian National Orchestra).
Maestro Panula was a professor of the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki from 1973 to 1993 and taught at the Stockholm Royal Academy and Copenhagen Royal Academy. He was the principal conductor of the Helsinki Philharmonic, and from 1963 to 1997 he served as artistic director of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra of Finland and the Aarhus Symphony of Denmark. Today Maestro Panula works as a guest conductor and trains conductors all over the world, including the United States, Russia, Sweden, Italy, Spain, France and Australia. He is also invited to be a jury member for many international conducting competitions.

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