Dark Baroque :
Keyboardist, composer: Sandra Tavali
DJ, Composer: DJ Point
Soprano: Wendy Chen
Sandra Tavali- Composer, Keyboardist
A former keyboard player for heavy metal band Chthonic (閃靈), CHI, Indulge - Classical musical group, and as the acting keyboardist of Pengu during the 2008 tour。Currently is working as a composer for films and teaching Computer Music in Tatung University.
Travali’s music combines the electronic sound and patterns across the classical, electronic sound, hip-hop and heavy metal rock. Recent works including soundtracks for the works of new generation of Taiwan directors Wu Junhui, Chenming Xiu, Chen Wei, Huang Haojie, and Discovery Channel. As the producer of musical "dark Baroque" in 2009, Tavali brought the first musical in Taiwan that mixes the elements including classical, metal, and rap. In 2011, Tavali joined the production for the soundtrack of the movie "Encole", also released the music album as well.
DJ Point-DJ, Composer
DJ Point was the member of serious injury, Pohou; and had presentations in Japanese Music Festival such as Reflash. He released the album Point in 2008, which represented the Eastern style in surreal blend of pure plant electrical and enjoy. He joined the work with Di Zi and Wang Hongenand (the co-winner of two Golden Melody Awards), recreated the traditional Taiwanese music style “Bay-Kwan” and traditional opera music into the electrical new music. The join work album, "unsung heroes" in 2010 was selected by the Golden Melody Awards finalists.
Wendy, Wen-Yu Chen – Soprano
Wendy Chen is the female singer of Indulge, a music band for crossover music. Graduated from National Taiwan University with a bachelor degree in law, obtained a master degree in Intellectual Property Law from United States, and admitted to New York State Bar subsequently, she currently works as an in-house lawyer in a technology company in Taipei. With passion for music, she joined the guitar club and chorus in the university, and enjoyed learning & growing-up together with her friends who are also music lovers. Utilizing her spare time after work, she tries to participate in various musical performances and take voice lessons from time to time. Her musical performances include campus folk songs, pop music, classical and jazz. She also composes music occasionally. She was the student conductor of National Taiwan University Chorus, member of National Experimental Chorus, Dizzy Jazz Chorus, and Sunday Choir. Currently, she is an active member of the National Taiwan University Alumni Chorus, and the conductor of the Buddhist Lotus Hospice Care Foundation Chorus.
「Dark Baroques」 is one of the pioneers in multi style music groups. Music includes hip-hop, Asian, musical and classical modes. Above all, they created their unique performance way through this combination.
「the blooming of sound in early spring」is the first series of their outdoor concert in 2012. Feathers the new pieces that carry a new mythology of random notes and Asia musical theory. Presents the beauty of sound agglomerates the mind and feels in early spring.
Program for this performance:
1. Falling flowers
The falling flowers become butterflies, like the music note dance in the sky in the early spring. The Asian style music arrangement with the piano sound creates the best fever for the early spring.
2. Porno in the midnight
When we watch TV in the midnight in Taiwan, there are only two things happening inside that box, one is porno, and the other is political talk show. They both are similar in a way. Though Porno becomes more pure than the political talk show since media industry is in a mess in Taiwan. But most of people’s minds are still leaded by this crazy box. you believe in fake.
In the midnight, suddenly you just found they are not too different.
3. I have an egg
A song written by a new born baby’s mother.
In the mountain, in the rice field, in the early morning, you smell the flavor of the hometown, than you know why you are on the earth, to grow, to farm the life. To live as a person is not easy at all, but you will survive.