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Premiere and Performances

2019

June

  • Marimba Concerto No.1: Road Business, premiered by Jack Van Geem and Toolbox Percussion on 1 June 2019 at the San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF)

May

  • Halt Fail, perform by Nova Saxophone Ensemble during Dot the Line Festival on 24 May, 2019 at the Ewha Womans University, Korea.
  • Violin Concerto No.1: Generation, premiered by Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra and Patrick Yim on 26 May, 2019 at Jockey Club Auditorium, Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
  • Metamorphosis, performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, will be presented at the International Rostrum of Composers 2019 during May 14 – 18, 2019 in San Carlos de Bariloche, Province of Rio Negro, Argentina.

April

  • 《也斯說—白日、未昇、舊市空間》, premiere by Hong Kong Baptist University Choir, Hong Kong Baptist University Women’s Chorus, Cantoría Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Children’s Choir on 8 April, 2019 at Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre.
  • City Beats, for harpsichord, electronics and video, premiere by Kawai Chan, harpsichord, on 5 April, 2019 at Hong Kong Baptist University.

January

  • Victoria Impression, for percussion duo and string quartet, premiere during Toolbox International Creative Academy by TICA faculty on 11 January, 2019 at Y-Square.
  • Miles Upon Miles, perform by Patrick Yim during Toolbox International Creative Academy on 7 January, 2019 at Y-Square.

2018

December

  • Miles Upon Miles, perform by Patrick Yim on 1 December, 2018 at Tai Kwun, Hong Kong.
  • 《烏衣巷》, perform by The Pro-Musica Society of Hong Kong on 10 December, 2018 at Hong Kong City Hall Theatre.

November

  • Urban Construction, perform by Toolbox Percussion and Kim Hee Jun on 23, 24 November, 2018 at Theatre, Asia Culture Center (Gwangju, Korea).

October

  • Eurydice, Project “Ballet de la nuit”, screening on 7-14 October, 2018 at Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, Spain during the 5th Encuentro internacional de video-danza y video-performance. See here.
  • Resonance from the Far East, perform by Anne Sophie Andersen and Kawai Chan on 12 October, 2018 at Hong Kong Baptist University.
  • Miles Upon Miles, perform by Patrick Yim on 19 October, 2018 at Hong Kong Baptist University.

September

  • Metamorphosis, for large orchestra, perform by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall, 28, 29 September, 2018.
  • Miles Upon Miles (solo version), perform by Patrick Yim on 21 September, 2018 in Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Hong Kong.
  • Miles Upon Miles, perform by Patrick Yim on 30 September, 2018 in Jayu Theater, Seoul, Korea during Seoul International Computer Music Festival 2018.

August

  • Intersticefor string quartet, perform by Cong Quartet in Concert Hall, HKAPA, 17 August, 2018.
  • Halt Fail, for saxophone quartet, perform by Opus a la Carte Collective on 11 August, 2018 in Lee Foundation Theatre, Singapore during Singapore Saxophone Symposium.
  • ibid. 12 August, 2018.

July

  • Halt Fail, for saxophone quartet, perform by Opus a la Carte Collective on 6 July, 2018 in Sheung Wan Civic Centre.
  • Miles Upon Miles, for amplified violin and electronics, perform by Patrick Yim and Austin Yip in Playhouse, Abrons Art Center, New York, 18 July, 2018 during New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival.

June

  • Resonance from the Unreachable End, for Chinese ensemble, perform by Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble during China Asean Music Week, 1 June, 2018.
  • ibid. Shanghai Conservatory of Music, 3 June, 2018.

May

  • String Quartet No.5: Time Motorfor string quartet, perform by Mivos Quartet in CCOM Concert Hall, 23 May, 2018 during ISCM World New Music Days.
  • Eurydice, Project “Ballet de la nuit”, Centre Culturel International de Cerisy-la-Salle in Normandy, France, May 17, 2018.
  • Zerstreutes Hinausschaun, for soprano saxophone, alto saxophone and piano, perform by Au Yin Tak, Lena Cuglietta, and Rod Yu in Hong Kong Fringe Club on 10 May, 2018.

April

  • Die Lian Hua, for flute solo, perform by Linda Chatterton in St Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 16 April, 2018.
  • ibid. in Henderson State University, 21 April, 2018.
  • ibid. in First Presbyterian Church of Kirkwood, 22 April, 2018.

February

  • The Emperor’s Soliloquy, for alto saxophone and guitar, premiere by Rosetta Contemporary Ensemble (Japan) in Kyoto Art Center, 12 February, 2018.

January

  • Zerstreutes Hinausschaun, for soprano saxophone, alto saxophone and orchestra, premiere by Timothy Sun, Hugo Loi and Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra in Macau Cultural Centre, 1 January, 2018.

2017

December

  • 《烏衣巷》for SATB choir, performed by Hong Kong Youth Choir in Li Hall, St. John’s Cathedral on 16 December, 2017.

November

  • Chinese Fantasy, for orchestra, premiere by Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra in United International College, Zhuhai, 25 November, 2017.
  • Wind Quintet No.1: Eagle Eyes, for wind quintet, perform in Asian Music Festival/ ACL Special Festival, Tokyo, Japan.

October

  • Urban Construction, for 2 vibraphones, 2 marimba and a dancer, Amphitheatre, HKAPA, presented by Toolbox Percussion, 8 October, 2017.
  • The Poetess, for soprano and piano, “Musicarama 2017: Integrated Dissonance”, 13 October, 2017, Hong Kong.

September

  • Resonance from the Far East, for violin and piano, perform by Anna Park (violin) and Eunji Lee (piano) in Ilshin Hall, Seoul on 19 September, 2017 during Pan Music Festival 2017, Korea.
  • Resonance from the Far East, for violin and piano, perform by perform by Anna Park (violin) and Eunji Lee (piano) in Jeju University Concert Hall, 10 September, 2017 during Pan Music Festival 2017, Korea.
  • Zerstreutes Hinausschaun, for soprano saxophone, alto saxophone and orchestra, premiere by Timothy Sun, Hugo Loi and Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra in Macau Cultural Centre, 3 September, 2017. (Postponed due to poor weather in Macau)

Talks and Others

2019

July

  • Presenting in Asia Pacific Choral Summit 2019, 21-25 July, 2019, Hong Kong Cultural Center, Hong Kong.

May

  • “Remember, Restructure, Recreate” Lecture at the Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco with Prof. Jack Van Geem.

January

  • Toolbox International Creative Academy, Hong Kong, faculty member, 7-12 January, 2019.

2018

December

  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Yu Long | Scheheradade Pre-Concert Talk, 14, 15 December, 2018, 7:15pm (1 English/ 2 Cantonese)

January

  • “How to appreciate 20th Century Music”, The 9th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, Asia Society, 13 January, 2018, 2:00pm (Cantonese)

2017

December

  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Swire Maestro Series-The Oboe Delights Pre-Concert Talk, 1,2 December, 2017, 7:15pm (1 English/ 2 Cantonese)

November

  • Berliner Philharmoniker Pre-Concert Talk, 10 November, 2017, 7:15pm, Shatin Park.

October

  • Berliner Philharmoniker Pre-Concert Talk, “Destiny, Life and Music–Foresight of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Hong Kong Visit”, 20 October, 2017, 7:30pm, 9/F Forum, eslite Causeway Bay Store, Hysan Place (Cantonese)

September

  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Season Opening Pre-Concert Talk, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1/ Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, 2 September, 2017, 7:15pm (Cantonese)