Thursday, September 25, 2008
National Chinese Orchestra
The National Chinese Orchestra, Taiwan is a modern large Chinese orchestra of traditional instruments based in Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China. It was established in 1984 as National Art School Experimental Chinese Orchestra and renamed in 2006. It comprises 93 people and take responsibility of collecting, researching, performing, recording, and publishing the traditional music in Taiwan. The NCO is now an officially government institute. The first music director has been Yi-jen Wen since 2008.