彭家鵬 PANG Ka-pang（1965年12月～）
PANG Ka-pang (born December 1965) is a conductor. He is a member of the Chinese Musicians’ Association, Executive Director of the Chinese Society of Ethnomusicology, and a judge for the 10th National Youth Singer Competition of China Central Television. Currently, he serves as the Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra, China Film Symphony Orchestra, China National Opera and Dance Drama Theater, China Eastern Symphony Orchestra, Eastern Chinese Orchestra, and Suzhou Chinese Orchestra. He is also a regular guest conductor for the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Graz Symphony Orchestra in Austria, Busan National Gugak Orchestra in South Korea, and the Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Previously, he held the position of Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the Macau Chinese Orchestra.
PANG Ka-pang was born in December 1965 in Wuhe County, Anhui Province, China, into an artistic family. From a young age, he had a unique love and understanding of music and learned composition, violin, and piano from his parents. In 1985, he enrolled in the Composition and Conducting Department of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, focusing on Western music. In 1987, he transferred to the Conducting Department of the Central Conservatory of Music, studying under Professor XU Xin. During his time at the conservatory, he also served as the resident conductor of the China Youth Symphony Orchestra. In 1990, he graduated with excellent results and was recommended to pursue a master’s degree. He studied under Professor ZHENG Xiao-ying and obtained his master’s degree in 1992.
In 1990, PANG Ka-pang was officially appointed as the Resident Conductor of the China Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra and also served as a guest conductor for the China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra. In 1998, he was formally appointed as the Chief Conductor of the China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra. Starting from the year 2000, after successfully conducting the “Chinese New Year Concert” at the Golden Hall in Vienna, Austria, he conducted various world-renowned orchestras at the hall for 13 consecutive years. He has led the China Eastern Symphony Orchestra and China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra on tours to Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the United States, presenting Chinese symphonic concerts. He has also been invited to conduct famous orchestras in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and Austria.
PANG Ka-pang was awarded the title of “Top Ten Outstanding Youth” by the Chinese National Radio and Television Administration in 1999 and the “Top Ten Outstanding Youth of Central Government Institutions” in China. In 2003, he received the “China Golden Disc Special Conductor Award” and in 2004, he was honored with the title of “China’s Top Ten Outstanding Youth.”