哈尔滨音乐厅

艺术总监

汤沐海

汤沐海,国际华人指挥大师。1983应卡拉扬之邀指挥柏林爱乐乐团,从世界交响乐的巅峰开始了他的国际指挥生涯。2004年格莱美奖得主。2015年在意大利米兰世博会期间在歌剧圣殿斯卡拉歌剧院指挥七场新版制作的罗西尼歌剧《奥塞罗》,成为自米兰斯卡拉歌剧院建院237年以来首位在此亮相指挥歌剧的中国指挥家。

汤沐海生于上海,1973年-1977年在上海音乐学院学习作曲和指挥,后留校任教。1979年获奖学金赴德国慕尼黑高等音乐学院大师班深造。除与柏林爱乐乐团多次合作以外,汤沐海还指挥过许多世界著名乐团,如伦敦交响乐团,伦敦爱乐乐团、,巴黎管弦乐团,法国国家交响乐团、莱比锡格万特豪斯乐团、德累斯顿国立交响乐团、圣彼得堡爱乐乐团、旧金山交响乐团和以色列爱乐乐团,悉尼,墨尔本交响乐团等。

由于父亲大导演汤晓丹的培养,他对歌剧舞台艺术情有独钟。他和世界各大歌剧院有着成功地合作,如意大利米兰斯卡拉歌剧院,瑞士苏黎世歌剧院,匈牙利国家歌剧院,德国法兰克福国家歌剧院,艾森,杜塞尔多夫歌剧院,汉堡国家歌剧院,慕尼黑巴伐利亚国家歌剧院,爱沙尼亚国家歌剧院,瑞典斯德哥尔摩皇家歌剧院。2003-2008年任芬兰国家歌剧院首席指挥。

他先后担任比利时皇家弗拉芒爱乐乐团、澳大利亚昆士兰,里斯本古本江交响乐团、芬兰国家歌剧院,瑞士苏黎世室内乐团,布拉格交响乐团,贝尔格莱德爱乐乐团艺术总监首席指挥;作为客席指挥,他与百余个世界著名交响乐团和室内乐团有过成功合作,演出遍布全球。近年来他率领欧洲的各大交响乐团在世界范围内巡演如布鲁塞尔爱乐乐团,斯图加特爱乐乐团,布拉迪斯拉发,萨格勒布爱乐乐团。2015年带领贝尔格莱德爱乐乐团访问纽约卡内基音乐厅被誉为塞美两国的文化破冰之旅。

许多著名音乐家与他有过成功合作,如梅纽因,斯特恩、罗斯特罗波维奇、、朗帕尔、富尼艾,马塔-阿格里奇、穆特,帕尔曼和佳克米尼骑士等。

汤沐海指挥欧洲众多乐团录制出版的唱片,包括布鲁克纳、理查施特劳斯、马勒、柴可夫斯基、海顿、莫扎特的交响作品,由DG和Teldec在内的多家唱片公司在全球发行。2014年由汤沐海指挥,切契丽娅 巴托莉主唱,苏黎世歌剧院制作的两部罗西尼歌剧《奥利伯爵》 、《奥赛罗》DVD由 Decca 唱片公司全球发行。

作为国际指挥大师的汤沐海一直心系祖国音乐事业的发展,不遗余力地将自己奉献给祖国的交响乐事业。他先后担任中央乐团常任指挥,中国国家交响乐团首席指挥、艺术总监,浙江省,河南省交响乐团艺术总监。上海音乐学院指挥系主任、教授,中央音乐学院荣誉教授,上海音乐厅艺术总监。

汤沐海曾多次带领国内乐团在全世界巡回演出,同时也将海外的一流交响乐团带到中国的舞台上。2016,17年分别带领深圳交响乐团与北京交响乐团,成功在美国华盛顿肯尼迪中心两度奏响中国春节音乐会,并在加拿大渥太华国家艺术中心为庆祝加拿大建国150周年系列活动开幕,在文化与政治界引起空前好评。汤沐海大师指挥了德彪西歌剧《佩利亚斯与梅丽桑德》的中国首演和布里顿的歌剧《螺丝在拧紧》的中国首演。2017年他指挥了布里顿室内歌剧《卢克雷齐娅受辱记》的亚洲首演。首演了作曲家关峡作曲的民族原创歌剧《蔡文姬》与郝维亚作曲的上海周小燕歌剧艺术中心委约的中国原创歌剧《一江春水》。2017年香港艺术节亚洲首演盛宗亮歌剧《红楼梦》在2015至2016两年内,率领天津交响乐团完成堪称世界交响演绎史上奇迹的贝多芬马勒交响曲全集系列音乐会。此壮举,在国内外业界引起巨大轰动。 自2006年起任中国国家交响乐团桂冠指挥。2009年起任上海爱乐乐团艺术总监,2012年起受天津市委市政府邀请组建天津歌剧院并担任艺术总监。2017年3月起任哈尔滨交响乐团艺术总监。

Muhai Tang Biography

Grammy award winning conductor Muhai Tang is a one of the most celebrated conductors. known for an engaging stage presence and graceful andnatural technique and versatility, he is a favorite with audiences and musicians on all continents of the world,

Recently finishing his 9 year tenure at the Shanghai Philharmonic, He is currently the conductor Laureate of China National Symphony Orchestra and Music director of Harbin Symphony Orchestra and Tianjin Symphony Orchestra.

Muhai Tang was born in Shanghai. He studied composing and conducting at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music during the years 1973-1977. In 1979, he won a major scholarship and went to the Munich Musik Hochschulle in Germany for further study. In 1983, at the invitation of Hebert Von Karajan, he conducted the Berlin Philharmonic, starting his career as an international conductor all over the world with the most well-known orchestras. Besides several engagements with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Tang also conducted a number of other famous orchestras worldwide, such as London symphony orchestra, London Philharmonic, BBC radio Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, Gewandhaus  Orchester Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and hundreds of major orchestras worldwide including the San Francisco Symphony, Warsaw Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony, Orchestre National de France, Orchestre National de Lille, Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony, Stugartt Philharmonic, NDR Elphilharmonie Orchester, Oslo Philharmonic, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, HongKong Philharmonic, NHK symphony, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, etc. just naming a few. He has collaborated with numerous great artists such as Mstislav Rostropovich, Isaac Stern, David Oistrakh, Yehudi Menuhin,Itzhak Perlman, Cecilia Bartoli, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Martha Argerich and Anne-Sophie Mutter among many others.

Tang developed a special love to the opera stage thanks to the cultivation by his father Xiaodan Tang, a great film director in China, He lead successful collaborations with some of the world's greatest opera houses, such as Teatro alla Scala di Milano in Italy, Zurich Opera House in Switzerland, Hungarian State Opera House, Finnish National opera House in Helsinki, Frankfurt Opera House and Munich State Opera House in Germany, etc. During 2003 and 2008, he served as the chief conductor of Finnish National Opera. During the Milan Expo in 2015, he conducted the new version of Rossini's opera Othello at the Scala Theater in Milan, Italy with seven consecutive performance, he became the first Chinese conductor performing at the Teatro alla Scala di Milano in its 237 years' history.

Since the late 1980s and 1990s, Tang has successively served as the artistic director and chief conductor for a number of major orchestras in Europe, such as of Belgian Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Finnish National Opera, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Gulbenkian Orchestra of Lisbon, Zurich Chamber Orchestra, Antwerp Symphony, Prague Symphony Orchestra, and Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra; also as Principle guest conductor of Hamburg Symphoniker. He has had successful collaboration with hundreds of other world-renowned symphony orchestras and chamber orchestras as a visiting conductor in both North America and Europe, as well as in Asia, South America and Australia. In recent years, he led a number Orchestras on tour in the United States and Europe, such as Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic, etc. 

In China, Tang has always been concerned about the development of China's classical music after the early days of the Cultural revolution.  He enjoys working with younger musicians in a mentoring role and has conducted the ShanghaiConservatory Orchestra, where he once studied himself.  In August 2007 he brought students from the Shanghai Conservatory tocollaborate with the German Youth Orchestra, a project culminating in two performances at the Berlin Konzerthausand then a tour through six major cities of China. As a teacher, he was dean and professor for the conducting department at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, honorary professor of Central Conservatory of Music, and served as artistic director of Shanghai Concert Hall.

His most recent posts in China includes Music Directorship at Harbin Symphony and Tianjin Symphony in addition to his previous positions as Music Director at China National symphony in Beijing and Shanghai Philharmonic.   Within the two years from 2015 to 2016, Tianjin Symphony Orchestra under his directorship successfully completed the " complete series of Beethoven-Mahler Symphonies", which took the music circle in Asia by storm as the first symphony in China to complete the cycles with acclaim. In 2016 and 2017, he has also led Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and Beijing Symphony Orchestra on tour to North America, receiving unanimous appraises from the cultural and political circles.  Upcoming tour With the Harbin symphony include tour of Europe at numerous well known venues such as the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Muhai Tang has a large discography with a  number of record companies including Deutsche Grammophone, Decca and Teldec. Among Muhai Tang's many recordings, the Guitar Concertos by Tan Dun and Christopher Rouse withSharon Isbin and the Gulbenkian Orchestra, for Teldec, was awarded a Grammy award in 2002.