HUNG Ming-kin Christopher 洪銘健

 

Chris Hung was educated at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and awarded the Doctor of Music Degree. His composition mentors were Prof. Chan Wing-wah and Prof. Victor Chan.

 

His music have been performed in United States, Italy, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Sweden, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong. Part of Hung’s scores is published by French Contemporary Music publisher Babelscores.

 

Dr. Hung is the recipient of several composition prizes, such as Finalist in 2014 International Jean Sibelius Composition Competition; Finalist in 2014 "Florence String Quartet Call For Scores" Composition Competition; First Prize in “Sofia 2013” International Composition Competition; Honourable Mention Award in 2012 Singapore Ding Yi International Chinese Ensemble Composition Competition; Finalist in 2011 Singapore International Competition for Chinese Orchestral Composition; Second Prize in 2010 Poznan International Composers' Competition of the I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music; Third Prize in 2008 Sun River New Composition Competition in Chendu, China and Finalist in 2005 Hong Kong Sinfonietta Composition Competition.

 

He collaborated with various international ensembles, such as Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra (Bulgaria), Ascanio Quartet (Italy), Percussions Claviers de Lyon (France), Ensemble Modern (Germany), Nieuw Ensemble (Netherlands), Next Mushroom Promotion (Japan), City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) (USA), Singapore Chinese Orchestra (Singapore) and Stroma (New Zealand) etc.

 

Hung has been invited to participate several music festivals, such as ISCM World Music Days 2015, Chinese Composers’ Festival, Musicarama Hong Kong, ACL Music Festivals and the Darmstadt New Music Summer Course etc.

 

洪銘健就讀香港中文大學,獲頒音樂博士學位。他的作曲老師是陳永華教授及陳偉光教授。

 

洪銘健的音樂曾在美國, 意大利, 德國, 波蘭, 英國, 瑞典, 保加利亞, 日本, 韓國, 台灣, 新加坡及香港等地發表。洪博士的部分樂譜由法國當代音樂出版商Babelscores出版。

 

近年獲得的作曲比賽獎項包括: 2014年芬蘭西貝流士國際作曲比賽入選 ;

2014意大利佛羅倫斯弦樂四重奏作曲比賽入選;2013保加利亞索菲亞國際作曲比賽首獎; 2012新加坡國際華族室內樂作曲比賽榮譽獎; 2011新加坡國際華樂作曲比賽入選; 2010波蘭波茲南 I.J. Paderewski音樂學院國際作曲比賽二等獎; 2008中國成都三川獎作曲比賽三等獎; 2005香港小交響樂團作曲比賽入選等。

 

與洪氏合作過的樂團包括保加利亞索菲亞獨奏家室內樂團, 意大利阿斯卡尼歐四重奏, 法國里昂敲擊樂團, 德國現代樂團, 荷蘭新樂團, 日本室樂團NMP, 香港城市室樂團, 香港新音樂樂團, 美國國際當代樂團, 新加坡華樂團及紐西蘭原生體樂團Stroma等。

 

洪銘健亦參加多個國際音樂節, 如2015 ISCM世界現代音樂節, 華人作曲家音樂節, 音樂新文化, 亞洲作曲家同盟音樂節, 德國達姆斯塔特現代音樂節等。

 

Orchestral (Western)

 

Symphonic Prelude (2009) 18'
     for orchestra
Then Evening's Lantern Festival (2009) 11'
     for orchestra
Song of the Birds' Gorge (2008-09) 12'30"
     for string orchestra
...Filigree... (2007) 6'30"
     for orchestra
Symphony No. 2 "Towards a Harmonoius World" (2006) 28'
     for orchestra
Symphony No. 1 (2005) 20'
     for orchestra
Sunrise (2005) 4'
     for orchestra

 

Chamber (Western)

 

Ville Froide (2008) 7'
     for cl, trpt, vc, pf & 2 perc
Divertimento (2008) 7'30"
     for 2 vns
String Quartet No. 2 (2007-08) 7'30"
Ally (2006) 7'30"
     for cl, vn & vc
Epilogue for a Tragedy (2005) 11'
     for fl, vn, vc & pf
Documentary "Syn swimming" (2005) 8'
     for fl, hn, guitar, hp, pf, vn & vc
String Quartet No. 1 (2004) 7'
Intermezzo (2002) 5'
     for vn & pf
 

Chamber (Mixed)

 

Stone Sentinel Maze (2006, 2009 rev.) 8'30"
     for dizi, sanxian, guzheng, erhu, fl, vn & vc
 

Instrumental Solo

 

Fughetta (2005) 3'
     for pf
Water Flows (2004) 5'
     for pf
Variations on a Theme of J.S.Bach (2004) 4'
     for pf
Prelude (2003) 5'
     for pf
 

Vocal / Choral

 

A Bygone Love (2003) 5'
     for soprano & pf
 

Electro-Acoustic Music / Computer Music

 

Cosmos Palladium (2005) 6'
     for fl & Max/MSP
Time Traversal (2005) 5'
Gamalen with... (2004) 5'
     for harpsichord & Max/MSP
Dream of Illusion (2002) 5'
 

Publications/ Paper Presentations

 

Collection of Award Works, 5th Sun River Student New Composition Competition in Chendu, PR China, 2008
A Portfolio of Music Compositions. M.Mus Portfolio, CUHK, 2006.

管弦樂 (西樂)

 

交響前奏曲 (2009) 18'
     for orchestra
青玉案 · 元夕 (2009) 11'
     for orchestra
鳥鳴澗 (2008-09) 12'30"
     for string orchestra
細絲 (2007) 6'30"
     for orchestra
第二交響曲《邁進諧和之國度》 (2006) 28'
     for orchestra
第一交響曲 (2005) 20'
     for orchestra
昇響 (2005) 4'
     for orchestra

 

室樂 (西樂)

 

冷城 (2008) 7'
     for cl, trpt, vc, pf & 2 perc
遊嬉 (2008) 7'30"
     for 2 vns
第二弦樂四重奏 (2007-08) 7'30"
聯壁 (2006) 7'30"
     for cl, vn & vc
震慟 (2005) 11'
     for fl, vn, vc & pf
配樂: 紀錄片"花樣游泳" (2005) 8'
     for fl, hn, guitar, hp, pf, vn & vc
第一弦樂四重奏 (2004) 7'
間奏曲 (2002) 5'
     for vn & pf

 

室樂 (混合)

 

八陣圖 (2006, 2009 rev.) 8'30"
     for dizi, sanxian, guzheng, erhu, fl, vn & vc

 

獨奏曲

 

小賦格曲 (2005) 3'
     for pf
流水 (2004) 5'
     for pf
巴哈主題變奏曲 (2004) 4'
     for pf
前奏曲 (2003) 5'
     for pf

 

聲樂 / 合唱

 

當愛已成往事 (2003) 5'
     for soprano & pf

 

電子音樂 / 電腦音樂

 

宇宙Pd (2005) 6'
     for fl & Max/MSP
時旅 (2005) 5'
甘美蘭 (2004) 5'
     for harpsichord & Max/MSP
幻夢 (2002) 5'

 

出版刊物 / 發表文章

 

Collection of Award Works, 5th Sun River Student New Composition Competition in Chendu, PR China, 2008
A Portfolio of Music Compositions. M.Mus Portfolio, CUHK, 2006.

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