It's not Disney on Ice, but this multimedia concert featuring songs from Studio Ghibli animated classics – including the eponymous Laputa: Castle in the Sky, as well as Kiki's Delivery Service, My Neighbour Totoro, Princess Mononoke and the Oscar-winning Spirited Away (all created with the immense talents of composer Joe Hisaishi and director Hayao Miyazaki) – has a charm and appeal that fans of the Japanese animation studio won't want to miss.
Fan Tao, a national first-class certified as well as a resident conductor for the China Broadcasting & Film Symphony Orchestra. He is adept at conducting and rich in passion and power: a prominent conductor with brilliant talents. In 2000， he won the special award by the jury for the Sibelius International Conductor Competition in Finland and was granted the Sibelius Family Fund. Later he studied from the master Mr. Salonen. In 2001, he obtained a full scholarship to pursue further study in the US and learned after the celebrated conductor as well as educator Mr. Philip Spurgeon.
Mr. Fan Tao has conducted in collaborations with many world-celebrated symphonies with presences in Asia, America, Europe and Oceania. He is an active figure in the world stage of conducting. He has ever brilliantly conducted Finland National Broadcasting Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, German Frankfurt National Symphony Orchestra, Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, Columbia National Philharmonic Orchestra, Turkey Antalya Symphony Orchestra, Czech Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra, American Oberlin Symphony Orchestra, South Arizona Symphony Orchestra, John Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, Australia Weiler Brigitte Symphony Orchestra, Brazilian Concert Orchestra and among others.
Performance: Music Fans Classical
The Music Fans Classical (MFC) plays a collection of music that not only retains perfection from the classics but also adds elements from pop music. It has become famous across the country and creates performances that surpass boundaries. Since its inception, it has performed hundreds of times across the country and has gained a lot of love and praise.
Currently, Music Fans Classical performs up to 130 concerts annually in China. Major theatres that they have performed in include Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Guangzhou Grand Theater, and hundreds of others! The orchestra has exceptional skills, exquisite technique,s and many years of experience working in flawless coordination. Their music will stay with you way after the performance!