ENSEMBLES 2010

BTV Rainbow Art Group

BTV Rainbow Art Group

 

BTV Rainbow Art Group is famed in China and was established in October 1994. This group performs in shows on TV, large performances and activities of international art communication. It is called the“cradle of artists”and the “juvenile actors treasury” by professionals.
BTV Rainbow Art Group is comprised of a choir, a dance and an acting school. The main shows contain the dramas“Tiger& Bamboo” and “Pole&Chicken”, the music drama “Special Action”, the teleplay “Rainbow Body Mechanics”etc. The members of this group attended many competitions in China and overseas. They gained the golden award of the 2004 German Bremen “Olympic International Choir Festival”, special grade award of 1st “Chinese Youth Art Festival”, silver award of 3rd “Chinese Children Music TV Competition”etc.
On the other hand, BTV Rainbow Art Group also attended many performances and International Communication activities, such as the 2005 East Asian Children Art Festival in Macao, Hongkong and Singapore and the 2006 Chinese Folk-Custom Festival in Canada.
Especially in 2008, they attended the opening performance of the 2008 Olympic Games and performed with the American Cincinnati Pops Orchestra at the National Showplace. The famous director Erich Kunzel praised them.
The courses of this centre are dancing, singing, acting and art. This training center has educated more than 4000 excellent members. BTV Rainbow Art Group has 26 professional teachers and many advisers (including Jin Tielin, Bai Shuxiang, Tian Hua, Yu Lan, Yan Shu, Qu Xuanhe, Yang Hongnian,Wu Lingfen).

 

 

 

Ni DanXia

Ni DanXia

Conductor

Ms Ni DanXia was born in 1968. From 10 years old, she started to take part in the youth choir of the China National Radio Station and then in the youth choir and the female choir of the China National Symphony Orchestra. With those three choirs, she visited more than 10 foreign countries and districts.
She graduated in the Central Conservatory of Music in 1992. Her tutor was Professor Wu Lingfen. Currently she is a conductor of the China Central National Orchestra. Since 1994 she is the permanent conductor of the Beijing TV station Rainbow Art Group. She also participated in evening shows on television. In 1995 she organized a female choir which is named Wings of Spring. In July 1998 this female choir won the optimal singing award of the fourth Beijing International Chorus Festival.
In Oct 2002 she led the Wings of Spring female choir to participate in the second World Choir Games in Busan, Korea. The choir won the golden award of female Chamber Music and the silver award of non-accompaniment balladry.
In July 2004 she led the Beijing TV station Rainbow juvenile choir to take part in the third World Choir Games in Bremerhaven, Germany. The juvenile choir won the golden award of accompaniment balladry.
In January 2008, she led the Wings of Spring choir to participate in the choir competition which is held by the China Chorus Association, and went on to win first prize in the category female choir.
In October 2008, she led the Wings of Spring choir to participate in the sixth Venice Music Festival, and they won the golden first prize of female Chamber music and won the golden second prize of balladry. Her style of conduct is minute and smooth, and she is one of the most promising youth female conductors in China.

 

 

 

Competition Program

 

Johannes Brahms Heimliche Liebe
Worfram Wagner Woran erkennt man den Sonntag
Chenyi Picking the seedpods of the lotus (for all eight choruses)
Wangle and chenghongping Small dreagon boat
Jiang Sumin Jasmine

 

 

Additional Concerts Program

 

Zhang Yida (Henan Folk song) Braiding A Bouquet
Taiwan Gaoshai Folk Song The Pestle Song
Zhang Yunxuan (Hunan Folk song) The Country Lass, the Beautiful
Yunnan Folk Song (A Capella) Spring Coming back
Yun Hou (Jiangsu Folk song) Jasmine
Yang Hongnian Black Sky
Meng Weidong Neimeng folk song (A Capella) Carved Saddle
Lv Nongsheng Taiwan folk song (A Capella) Happy Party
  “Picking the Seepods of the Lotus for all six Choruses”
Wan Li/Cheng Hongping Small Dragon Boat