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簡文彬 CHIEN, Wen-pin

衛武營國家藝術文化中心 藝術總監

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衛武營國家藝術文化中心藝術總監。簡文彬1967年生,國立藝專(今國立臺灣藝術大學)鍵盤組畢業,維也納音樂暨表演藝術大學指揮碩士學位。1996年起擔任德國萊茵歌劇院〈Deutsche Oper am Rhein〉駐院指揮長達22年;1998-2004年為日本太平洋音樂節(Pacific Music Festival)駐節指揮;2001-2007年為國家交響樂團(NSO)音樂總監,在其任內推動「定期音樂會系列」、國人作品委託創作及錄製、「歌劇系列」等創舉,並在2006年樂團20週年時推出華語地區首次自製之華格納《尼貝龍指環》四部曲;2014-2016擔任國立臺灣交響樂團藝術顧問,並於2014年9月獲頒第十八屆國家文藝獎。


CHIEN Wen-pin, General and Artistic Director of the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Weiwuying), was born in 1967, graduated from the National Taiwan Academy of Arts and awarded with Master degree at the National University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna. CHIEN joined the Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Dusseldorf/Duisburg, Germany) in 1996 and served as “Kapellmeister” for 22 years. 1998-2004 he was Resident Conductor of the Pacific Music Festival (Sapporo, Japan), 2001-2007 he was Music Director of National Symphony Orchestra (Taiwan Philharmonic), during his tenure the orchestra has achieved several milestones such as creating Subscription series, commissioning Taiwanese composers, introducing an opera series which coroneted with the first production of the complete “Ring des Nibelungen“ by Richard Wagner in Chinese speaking areas, upon orchestra’s 20th anniversary in 2006. 2014-2016 CHIEN was Artistic Advisor of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra. In addition, CHIEN was winner of the “National Award for Arts“ in 2014.

Also, he was the first-ever General and Artist Director after the National Kaohsiung Center for the Art(Weiwuying) opened on October 2018.