Tan Dun & Respighi’s Pines of Rome

NOVEMBER 11, 2018
Sunday at 3 PM

Part of TŌN’s Rose Theater concert series

Grammy and Academy Award winner Tan Dun conducts a Respighi classic. Plus, two of his own works, including a recent piece where birdsong is produced by smartphone.


Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)

Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water (U.S. Premiere)

Tan Dun Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds

Respighi Pines of Rome


Tan Dun conductor

Jing Zhao cello


Rose Theater

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall

Program Detail

Bedřich Smetana Vltava (The Moldau) from Má Vlast (My Country)
13 min

Brief remarks by TŌN cellist Lauren Peacock

Tan Dun Cello Concerto: Intercourse of Fire and Water (U.S. Premiere)
Jing Zhao, cello

20 min

Brief remarks by TŌN cellist Zhilin Wang

Tan Dun Passacaglia: Secret of Wind and Birds
12 min

Brief remarks by TŌN violinist Diego Gabete-Rodriguez

Ottorino Respighi Pines of Rome
21 min

All timings are approximate.

Sample the Music

Respighi Pines of Rome