Bainian Music Director & Conductor
著名男高音歌唱家、聲樂教育家談柏年，是中國享有盛譽的原上海樂團的獨唱演員。他師從著名女中音歌唱家、原上海樂團藝術顧問董愛琳教授。他的職業生涯包括新疆軍區文工團以及上海樂團。在上海樂團的十多年裏他在中國六十多個城市舉行了兩千多場音樂會，特別是一曲“那就是我”把他的名字傳遍大江南北。他也多次參加著名的《上海之春》、《上海國際藝術節》等重要演出。1985 年和1986年他隨上海藝術家代表團赴希臘和日本訪問演出. 1986年他應上海歌劇院的特別邀請在法國歌劇《美麗的海倫》中成功地扮演了男主角帕里斯王子。此外他還經常為電台、電視臺錄制節目, 並為 28部電影、電視劇錄制了主題曲。
1988年他來到美國後一直活躍在舊金山灣區的音樂舞台上。同時他潛心于聲樂教學，培養了許多歌唱人才, 桃李滿天下。1990年他創辦了《知音歌唱藝術中心》。 1997年他組建了知音合唱團並擔任音樂總監和指揮. 知音合唱團在他的帶領下譽滿舊金山灣區. 期間他還指揮了《旋歌合唱團》兩年,《矽谷愛樂合唱團》五年. 特別是2005年他成功地指揮了由知音,青青,愛樂等 150人組成的合唱團和 Nova Vista 交響樂團聯合演出的 《黃河大合唱》。 2001年他與其子談晨合作錄制了他的獨唱專輯兩張CD《那就是我》,收錄了古今中外名曲共 40首.
Bainian Tan is a renowned tenor and vocal educator. He studied vocalism under professor Ailin Dong, a famous mezzo-soprano and the music advisor of Shanghai Philharmonic. His professional career began with Xinjiang Ensemble in 1966. In 1976, he joined Shanghai Philharmonic. As the leading soloist, he performed extensively throughout China. In 1985 and 1986 respectively, he toured Greece and Japan with great success. In 1986, he played the leading role of Prince Paris in the French Opera “La Belle Helena” at the Shanghai Opera House. His voice could be heard in numerous TV and radio programs. He also recorded theme songs for 28 films and televisions, and starred in the film “The Solo Album of Bainian Tan”.
Arriving in the United States in 1988, Bainian Tan has since undertaken many performances and received honorable recognition. He also has been devoting himself to teaching at his own studio. In 1990 he founded Zhi Yin Vocal Music Center. In 1997 he formed Zhi Yin Singers and has been holding the post of music director and conductor for this chorus. In 2005 he successfully conducted “Yellow River Cantata” which was performed by 150 singers and Nova Vista Symphony. In 2001, together with his son, Michael Tan, a pianist, he recorded a two-CD set, titled “That is Me”. This CD set, a collection of forty famous songs and arias from around the world, showcases Bainian Tan’s wide spectrum of vocal styles.