The Shanghai New Music Week 2014 presents three portrait concerts of the Swiss composer William Blank. Portrait concerts are intended to give a deeper understanding of the composer’s work.
William Blank was born in Montreux in 1957. He is currently responsible for contemporary music at the Music Academy HEMU in Lausanne, where he is the conductor of the Ensemble Contemporain and a renowned teacher. Blank’s works are performed throughout Europe, the USA and Japan, and his Ensemble fills prestigious concert halls. He has released numerous CDs, which have received much praise by the national and international press. Since 2006 Blank has also been the musical and artistic director of the Lemanic Modern Ensemble.
More information about William Blank’s performance at the Shanghai New Music Week 2014 can be
found here: http://www.shcnmw.com