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Lan Shui



Chinese-American conductor Lan Shui (born 1957) joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra as music director in 1997. During his tenure the orchestra has made several successful tours as well as a number of recordings for BIS. Lan Shui is passionate about premièring and commissioning works by Asian and Singaporean composers. Born in China, Lan Shui made his professional conducting in Beijing in 1986 and was later appointed conductor of the Beijing Symphony Orchestra. In 1992 he was invited by David Zinman to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra as affiliate conductor. Shui was also associate conductor to Neeme Järvi at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and assisted Kurt Masur at the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Recent engagements include performances with the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra/DR, the Royal Danish Orchestra, l’Orchestre national des Pays de la Loire and the Berne Symphony Orchestra. Lan Shui is also the principal guest conductor of the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra. Lan Shui has made a number of recordings for BIS, including music by Arnold, Hindemith and Fernström with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra. Notable releases with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra include the complete symphonies of Alexander Tcherepnin. He is the recipient of several international awards from, among others, the Beijing Arts Festival, the New York Tcherepnin Society, the 37th Besançon Conductors Competition and Boston University.
 



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Debussy – Nocturnes and other works
BIS2232
The works on this recording were written at various periods in C...
  
Debussy - Jeux
BIS2162
Several works by Claude Debussy have become ballets ‘after the f...
  
Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, Vol. 2 (Nos. 5-8)
ORC100059
  
Beethoven: Complete Symphonies, Vol. 1
ORC100045
  
French Trumpet Concertos
BIS1778
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Koshkin – Megaron Concerto
BIS1846
ResMusica: outstanding September 2012: "Nikita Koshkin, une déco...
  
Debussy – The Solo Piano Works
BIS1955-56
Released on five separate discs, Noriko Ogawa’s traversal of the...
  
Across the Sea – Chinese-American Flute Concertos
BIS1739
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Chinese Recorder Concertos
6220603
  
Stucky – Pinturas de Tamayo
BIS1622
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Rachmaninov – Symphony No.2
BIS1712
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Tcherepnin - Piano Concertos Nos. 1 & 3 etc.
BIS1317
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Mahler - Das Lied von der Erde
BIS1547
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Seascapes
BIS1447
The sea and Singapore are inextricably bound together – indeed, ...
  
Under the Sign of the Sun
BIS1357
Penguin Guide Rosette Winner.
  
Zhou Long - Rhymes
BIS1322
Klassik Heute 10/10/10; BBC Music Magazine: outstanding.
  
Dances of Our Time - orchestral music
BIS1192
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Chen Yi - Momentum
BIS1352
10/10 Classicstoday.com
  
Tcherepnin - Piano Concertos Nos. 2 & 4
BIS1247
Classics Today: outstanding; Music Web International: outstanding.
  
Oriental Landscapes - Music for percussion and orchestra
BIS1222
Fono Forum: outstanding.
  
Richard Yardumian - Symphony No.2
BIS1232
  
Mandrake in the Corner - trombone and orchestra
BIS1128
  
Christian Lindberg and friends play Christian Lindberg
BIS1148
  
The Pied Piper of the Opera - Opera paraphrases on the clarinet
BIS1053
  
Bright Sheng: Flute Moon - China Dreams - Postcards
BIS1122
  
Garbage Concerto - Rock Symphony
BIS1052
  
Amargos: Northern Concerto / Börtz: Pipes and Bells / Stucky: Etudes
6220531
Classics Today 10/10.
  
Tcherepnin - Symphonies No.3 & No.4 and Piano Concerto No.6
BIS1018
Classics Today 10/10; Penguin Guide 3 stars.
  
Tcherepnin - Symphonies Nos.1 & 2 and Piano concerto No.5
BIS1017
Penguin Guide 3 stars.
  
Fernström - Symphony No.12
BIS997
  
Clarinet Concertos dedicated to Benny Goodman
BIS893
Gramophone Good Guide: outstanding; Penguin Guide Year Book.
  
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