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2019 Contemporary Classical Music Exchange Programme

Freespace welcomes five classical composers – Lin Chia-ying, Chang Yu-hsin and Cheng I-Ily Cheng from Taiwan and Daniel Lo and Angus Lee Yi-wei from Hong Kong – for a two-day artistic exchange on current developments in contemporary classical music in the region. The event includes a free public seminar with Lin Fang-yi (Taiwanese Contemporary Music Curator), William Lane (Founder and Artistic Director of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (HKNME)) and Kung Chi-shing (Artistic Associate (Music) of West Kowloon), as well as a free concert and sharing session on the process of composing.

 

【HK x TW Contemporary Music Talk】

The Taiwanese curator of the HK x TW Contemporary Music Talk, Lin Fang-yi, joins William Lane, Founder of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and Kung Chi-shing, Artistic Associate (Music) of West Kowloon, to explore the development of contemporary classical music in Hong Kong, Taiwan and the wider Asia region.

 

Date:  31 October 2019 (Thursday)

Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm

Venue: The Room, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District

Speakers:
Lin Fang-yi (Taiwanese Contemporary Music Curator)
William Lane (Founder and Artistic Director of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (HKNME))
Kung Chi-shing (Artistic Associate (Music) of West Kowloon)

【Concert】

The Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and Studio Acht perform works by the six featured composers: Lin Chia-ying, Liu Wei-chih, Chang Yu-hsin and Cheng I-Ily from Taiwan and Daniel Lo and Angus Lee Yi-wei from Hong Kong. The event opens with a pre-concert sharing session with the composers on their creative process.

Concert Programme:
Daniel Lo Poids (2019)
Angus Lee Yi-wei APOCRYPHA (2019) (World Premiere)
Lin Chia-ying The Gaze (2014)
Lin Chia-ying ISOLARION (2018)
Liu Wei-chih Builders of Light II (2019) (World Premiere)
Cheng I-lly Cheng Waves (2016)
Chang Yu-hsin In the Midst of Wihering (2019) (World Premiere)

 

Date: 1 November 2019 (Friday)

Time: 7:00pm (Sharing session), 8:00pm-9:45pm (Concert)

Venue: The Room, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District 

Speakers:
Lin Chia-ying, Chang Yu-hsin, Cheng I-Ily, Daniel Lo, Angus Lee Yi-wei

Performers:

【Hong Kong】

Conductor - Angus Lee
Percussion - Matthew Lau
Violin  - Euna Kim
Violin  - Patrick Yim
Viola  - William Lane
Viola  - Rebecca Tang* 
Cello  - Chor Kai Hei
Cello  - Artem Konstantinov 
Double Bass  - Simon Hui
Double Bass - Kelvin Ng
Sheng - Loo Sze Wang
Clarinet -  Stephenie Ng
Piano -  Linda Yim

【Taiwan】

Flute - Wu Cheng-yu 
Oboe - Chung Hsiao-hsuan 
Clarinet - Eric Kao 
Piano - Ho Yuan-chen 

More Information

West Kowloon Cultural District Website