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Let us introduce you to the awesome foursome who has strengthened the belief that music is a universal language. The combo of violist Honggang Li, violinists Weigang Li and Yi-Wen Jiang, and cellist Nicholas Tzavaras known to us as Shanghai Quartet are the truly talented musicians who provide us new and amazing kind of music by juxtaposing Eastern and Western sounds.
If you have not attended any of their performance till yet, then read on more about them as their wonderful record will make you do so for sure.
The unique selling point of Shanghai Quartet is that they meld the delicacy of Eastern music with Western range and create sound that can include any type of influence be it traditional Chinese folk or popular classical works.
The group does not have a particular influence but overall, they draw their elegance of music from some of the greatest Western quartet literature from 18th century to the 20th century. The quartet has been playing some of the most challenging music for the past twenty-five years and is known as one of the best orchestral groups going around.
The group was formed in Shanghai in mid 1980s. It comprised the great musical talent of three seasoned Chinese musicians Honggang Li, Yi-Wen Jiang and Weigang Li along with brilliant American cellist Nicholas Tzavaras.
The four created some of the great works together and came up with one superb act after other that has stunned everyone in the music scene. Currently, the band has twenty-four wonderful recordings to its credit and many memorable live acts that made them honorable members of American musical faternity.
The Shanghai Quartet is known for its passionate and impressive music with multicultural innovations. Almost all of their performances, released mostly by Delos International, have fared well with the audiences and the critics alike. These include celebrated works like Beethoven: The Razumovsky Quartets, Chinasong, Ravel and Bridge Quartets, The Flowing Stream with Min Xiao-Fen, Spirit Murmur works by Alan Hovhaness and the very hummable Music for a Sunday Morning with Eugenia Zukerman and Anthony Newman.
ChinaSong remains one of the best as this 2002 released 24-track collection of Chinese folk songs made them ambassadors of Chinese culture in all over the world. Their next act Beethoven string quartets is scheduled for completion very soon and they promised more great music for their fans in the future.
The boundaries of Shanghai Quartet's music is not limited to stage only, they have explored new horizons with their art as well. The quartet composed the soundtrack ofWoody Allen's 2005 film Melinda and Melinda. They further surprised their fans by making a cameo appearance in the film. Besides this, their frequent television appearances have raised their popularity even more. The Shanghai Quartet can be heard regularly on NPR and has also made it to PBS's Great Performances.
Hailed as one of the best touring orchestras, the group regularly tours music centers of North and South America, Asia, and Europe. They have appeared at the great New York's Carnegie Hall and have also gave a acclaimed performance on the HFM series in November 1999 that is still praised by their fans.
The band has literary performed everywhere, from London to Vienna and from Prague to Australia's Sydney Opera House. This widespread popularity of the quartet truly proves their universal appeal.
Now what makes the Shanghai Quartet best among the rest is their unique sense of music. Each one of the Shanghai members has done a considerable amount of work before that helped them to create a distinctive and beautiful sound together.
They are simply fantastic and each of their composition has a crisp, distinct, and precise feel to it. They have gathered applause for their virtuosity and style from famous magazines and papers like New York Times and The Washington Post.
Music critics praised their elegant style of melding the delicacy of Eastern music with the emotional breadth of Western repertoire. They loved their precision, polished rounded sound and their sense of color and balance while the audience goes gaga over their vigor, solid, engaging and evocating performances.
So no matter what kind of music you like Eastern or Western, no matter if you ever heard Chinese folk music or cutting- edge contemporary classical works and no matter which language you speak or understand; the dynamic and luminous music of Shanghai Quartet will surely make you sit back and take notice of the beautiful variations of different musical forms.
Their beautiful renditions and terrific melodies will ensure a memorable night of music and pleasure. So check the super talented Shanghai Quartet at their latest performance as music cant get more magical and delightful than that.