HONG KONG CONTEMPORARY MUSIC FESTIVAL: GLOBAL DELIGHTS

To promote creativity, innovative musical ideas, advanced musical appreciation, and virtuosic performance, Hong Kong Composers’ Guild (HKCG) is proud to present the Hong Kong Contemporary Music Festival: Global Delights. Original compositions selected by HKCG will be showcased in the following concerts:

 

  1. Concert with NEXUS Ensemble

  2. Concert with Duo Antwerp

  3. Concert with Accordion and Chamber Ensemble

 

A total of 20 contemporary music will be featured in this festival, with 7 commissioned pieces composed by local composers including Chris HUNG, Adrian LAM, Matthew LAM, LUK Wai-chun, PANG Chun-ting, LEUNG Hong-yu and WONG Ching-yin.

A press conference for the event was held on Monday, 3 October 2022 at the Dance Studio in Youth Square. The Honourable Officiating Guests were Professor Darwin CHEN, Mr. Sunny YEUNG (Director of the Council Board of Hong Kong Arts Festival) and HKCG Chairman Dr. MUI Kwong-chiu.

 

In parallel with the concerts, there will be 3 pre-concert talks with performers  (in physical or online form) being held on 31 October, 25 November and 16 December respectively. The speakers include Dr. Anthony CHENG, Dr. Adilia YIP and Martina JEMBRIšAK. 

 

Hong Kong Contemporary Music Festival: Global Delights is presented by HKCG, sponsored by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and CASH Music Fund.

Press Conference
1. Concert with NEXUS Ensemble
The Interview with NEXUS Ensemble & Composers
Live Concert

​Live Concert

Date: 5.11.2022 (Saturday)

Time: 8 p.m.

Venue: Theatre, Sheung Wan Civic Centre

Programme

 

Anthony CHENG | The Convergence of the Twain (2022)
CHENG Zen-in Michelle |
Latched II (2022)

Peco CHUI | Fragrance (2022)
Chris HUNG |
Visual Reverberating (2022)*
Adrian LAM |
Recreational Mathematics (2022)*

Matthew LAM | Kei4 (2022)*

MUI Kwong-chiu | Mountain Landscape in the Dancing Cloud (2022)

Pre-concert Talk with Performers (conducted in Cantonese)

Date: 31.10.2022 (Monday)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Venue: Function Room AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Speaker: Dr. Anthony CHENG 

Moderator: Chris HUNG

The concert will be broadcast on RTHK Radio 4 on Friday, December 9 2022 at 8:00 pm, with a repeat on Wednesday, December 14 2022 at 2:00 pm. 

*Commissioned by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild in 2022 with support from Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

2. Concert with Duo Antwerp
Online Pre-concert Talk with Performer

Online Pre-concert Talk with Performers (conducted in Cantonese)

Date: 25.11.2022 (Friday)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Adilia YIP

Online Concert

Online Concert

Date: 26.11.2022 (Saturday)

Time: 8 p.m.

Premiere via. HKCG YouTube Channel

Download the House Programme here.

 

Programme

 

LEUNG Pak-hei | Marshmallow Dusktime (2021)

LUK Wai-chun | Wu Chou (2022)*

NG Hau-yee Poly | Lifting Away (2022)

PANG Chun-ting | Slow Music (2022)*

SO Ka-wai | Walk II (2022)

Wim HENDERICKX | Searching (1986)

*Commissioned by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild in 2022 with support from Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

3. Concert with Accordion and Chamber Ensemble

Online Concert

Date: 17.12.2022 (Saturday)

Time: 8 p.m.

Premiere via. HKCG YouTube Channel

 

Programme

 

CHAN Chin-ting | fuse V (2020)

HUI Cheung-wai | Heart-Strings with 3 Tiers (2014)

LEUNG Hong-yu | Capturing (2022)*

WONG Ching-yin | Searching for a different point of view (2022)*

YEUNG Sin-tung Jessie | Dasein (2022)

Helena SKLJAROV | Bugs (2022)

Online Pre-concert Talk with Performers (conducted in English)

 

Date: 16.12.2022 (Friday)

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Speaker: Martina JEMBRIšAK 

*Commissioned by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild in 2022 with support from Hong Kong Arts Development Council.