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Name
Kai-hei Chor & Alex Wong 左啟希 x 黃歷琛
Time
16 Mar 2020 (Mon) 12:45PM - 1:45PM
Description
Kai-hei Chor & Alex Wong
Cello & Piano Duo

Performances: 17.02 & 16.03.2020

For the first appearance of cellist Kai-Hei Chor and pianist Alex Wong at Tai Kwun on 17/2, they will bring a programme which has been performed at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum to Hong Kong audience. The programme offers a new look at cello repertoire: Chinese music played by a western instrument duo, including folk tune KangDing Ballade to the famous Erhu’s Moon Reflected on Erquan Pond; and from classic Pastoral to contemporary Alfred Wong’s Night Poem.

In their second concert on 16/3, the duo will take the audience onto a journey of dreams. The programme features Fauré’s Apres un Reve, Grieg’s Ein Traum and popular tunes such as Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

17.02.2020 Concert I: East meets West: When the Cello Meets Chinese music

Performed by Kai-Hei Chor (Cello) and Alex Wong (Piano)

16.03.2020 Concert II: Ein Traum

Performed by Kai-Hei Chor (Cello) and Alex Wong (Piano)

About the artists

Currently a core member of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Kai-Hei Chor is one of the most active Hong Kong cellists in his generation. Educated in the UK, His prizes include Schoenfeld International Competition, International Competition 'Giovanni Musicisti - Città di Treviso', Italy, Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund, and “Hong Kong Scholar” title conferred by the Hong Kong Government. As an orchestral cellist, he was the first ever principal cellist appointed from Hong Kong in the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra; and have performed with orchestras including London Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta etc.

Educated in Hong Kong and USA, Alexander Wong’s major mentors include Jeffie Leung, Dr. Mary Wu, Wong Kin Yu and Dr. Jean Barr. After his graduation, he participated in the Hawai’i Performing Arts Festival as a collaborative pianist in the Voice Program. He was then employed as a full-time Répétiteur at Musica Viva through Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s “Music Artistic Internship Scheme” (2015-2017). Currently Alexander is an accompanist of different schools and ensembles; and serves as a part-time Teaching Assistant in the School of Humanities (Music) of the University of Hong Kong.


Kai-Hei Chor (Cello)


Alex Wong (Piano)

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左啟希 x 黃歷琛
大提琴及鋼琴二重奏

演出日期:17.02 & 16.03.2020

大提琴家左啟希和鋼琴家黃歷琛17/2在大館的首場演出,將為聽眾帶來一場中西匯萃的音樂會。曲目將涵蓋傳統民歌如《康定情歌》、胡琴經典《二泉映月》、黃學揚的《夜曲》及沙漢昆的《蒙古牧歌》等。是次音樂會節目曾在英國維多利亞與艾伯特博物館演出。

二重奏將於16/3重臨大館,將為聽眾帶來一場夢的盛宴。節目包括佛瑞的《夢後》、葛利格的《夢》以至流行經典《Somewhere Over the Rainbow》等。

17.02.2020音樂會一:中西匯萃:當大提琴遇上民族樂

演奏:左啟希(大提琴)、黃歷琛(鋼琴)

16.03.2020音樂會二:大提琴之夢

演奏:左啟希(大提琴)、黃歷琛(鋼琴)

藝術家簡介

畢業於英國皇家音樂院、市政廳音樂及戲劇學院和香港中文大學,左啟希(大提琴)曾在國際比賽屢獲殊榮,更獲特區政府教育局授予「Hong Kong Scholar」榮譽。他是首個皇家音樂學院樂團的港人大提琴首席,並曾與多個音樂名家合作。啟希現為香港創樂團核心成員。

黃歷琛(鋼琴)畢業於美國羅切斯特大學伊士曼音樂學院及香港中文大學音樂系,分別取得音樂碩士(鋼琴伴奏及室內樂)及文學士(一級榮譽)學位。在學其間先後隨梁靜宜老師、吳美樂博士及巴爾博士學習鋼琴,黃健羭老師學習管風琴。畢業後曾於夏威夷演藝節中任聲樂課程伴奏;其後透過香港藝術發展局所資助的「音樂藝術人才培育計劃」獲聘為非凡美樂之全職練唱指導(2015-2017)。黃歷琛現為多個藝團之排練伴奏及香港大學音樂系兼職助教。


左啟希(大提琴)


黃歷琛(鋼琴)
Keywords
contemporary, free admission