Stars & Friends Concert 新星與摯友音樂會
- October 3, 2017
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Date and Time：Nov 9, 2017, 7:30 pm
日期及時間： 2017年11月9日, 下午7時30分
Venue：St John’s Cathedral
Showcasing all our HKGNA Stars and Friends! Performances by founder of HKGNA, Michelle Kim, HK Philharmonic Concertmaster Jing Wang, HK Philharmonic Cello Principal, Richard Bamping along with HKGNA Music Competition 2016 Grand Prize Winner, Pianist Wong Sze Yuen, 2010 HKGNA NY Debut Competition Winner, Pianist Liyan He, 1st Prize Winner junior piano division, Pianist Grace Cheung, 1st Prize Winner junior strings division, violinist Jinan Woo, HKGNA rising star harpist, Annalise Mak and HKGNA/ADA Musical Angels Lee Shing & Lee Hin and our first HKGNA Musical Angel Sun Yim. Come and join our HKGNA musical extravaganza!
Free Admission 免費入場
Astor Piazzolla 皮亞佐拉
Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas Piano Trio
Piano 鋼琴: Michelle Kim 金美雪
Violin 小提琴: Jing Wang 王敬
Cello 大提琴: Richard Bamping 鮑力卓
Carlos Salzedo 薩爾采多
Francois Joseph Naderman 納德曼
Sonata No. 2 (First Movement)
Harp 豎琴: Annalise Mak 麥胤畋
Franz Schubert 舒伯特
Impromptu No. 3 in G-flat major, D899
Piano 鋼琴: Lee Shing 李昇
Robert Schumann 舒曼
Träumerei (Kinderszenen, Op.15 No.7)
Piano 鋼琴: Lee Hin 李軒
Johannes Brahms 布拉姆斯
Hungarian Dance No.5
Piano 鋼琴: Lee Hin, Lee Shing 李軒，李昇
Béla Bartók 巴托克
Six Rumanian Folk Dances
Piano 鋼琴: Grace Cheung 張雯婷
Eugène Ysaÿe 伊撒意
Caprice d’après l’etude en forme de Valse de Camille Saint-Saëns for Violin and Piano, Op.52
Violin 小提琴: Jinan Woo 禹縝安
Frederic Chopin 蕭邦
Piano 鋼琴: Liyan He 何立岩
Charles T. Griffes 格里費斯
The White Peacock
Enrique Granados 格拉纳多斯
Piano 鋼琴: Wong Sze Yuen 黃思遠
*Repertoire, performers and programs subject to change without notice. 節目如有更改，恕不另行通知。
Stars and Friends of HKGNA 新星與摯友
An internationally acclaimed pianist, educator and ambassador for the arts, Michelle Kim has performed in concert halls throughout the US, Europe and Asia including performances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Caramoor, New Jersey Performing Art Center, Sejong Cultural Center, Hong Kong Cultural Center, LACMA and Chicago Cultural Center, among others. She has performed as soloist with numerous orchestras across the world including the New Jersey Symphony, the Brevard Music Festival Orchestra, the Seoul Philharmonic, the Xiamen Philharmonic, the Bergen Philharmonic, Bangor Symphony, Ridgefield Symphony, Reading Symphony, Brooklyn Symphony, the Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Catania, and many others. Her performances have been televised in the US, Europe and South Korea and broadcast on radio stations throughout the US and abroad.
An advocate for young artists and disadvantaged youth, Michelle is motivated by a profound belief in music’s power to transform lives. In 2009, she founded Hong Kong Generation Next Arts (HKGNA), a Hong Kong Charity dedicated to nurturing artistic excellence and personal success in young artists and changing lives through music. In 2011, she was awarded ‘a Hong Kong & Shenzhen Lifestyle Award’ by the Southern Metropolis Daily for being an ambassador for culture and performing arts and promoting youth development in Hong Kong. Featured as one of the “Inspiring Women of Hong Kong” in the October 2013 Anniversary Issue of Marie Claire, she has performed numerous concerts to raise money for Hong Kong Charities including performances with violinist Lu Siqing at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and “Concert of Power” with renowned evangelist and motivational speaker, Nick Vujicic. Michelle was invited to speak at TEDxWanchai and shared a talk “Finding the True Gift of Music.” She was also invited by Humanitarian Affairs, UK, in partnership with the Hong Kong Government to speak at the 6th University Scholars Leadership Symposium, which was attended by over 700 student leaders representing 69 different countries.
Born in Seoul Korea, Ms. Kim began her musical training at age four. At age ten, she gave her orchestral debut with the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra. She went on to graduate from The Juilliard School earning both a Bachelors and Masters of Music. She was also the recipient of the prestigious Arthur Rubinstein Award and garnered top prizes in numerous international competitions. Ms. Kim makes her home in New York and Hong Kong with her husband Thomas and son Max.
金美雪為享譽國際鋼琴家、教育家和藝術大使。金氏曾廣泛於美國、歐洲與亞洲各地表演,包括紐約的卡內基音樂廳、林肯中心、Caramoor、新澤西演藝中心，LACMA、首爾世宗文化會館、香港文化中心與芝加哥文化中心等。也曾多次與交響樂團合作，包括新澤西交響樂團、Brevard 交響音樂節樂團、首爾愛樂團、廈門愛樂樂團、班戈交響樂團、里奇菲爾特交響樂團、雷丁交響樂團、布魯克林交響樂團及The Orchestra del Teatro Massimo di Catania等。她的表演也曾獲美國、歐洲及韓國等地的電視或電台轉播 。
金氏於2009年創立香港新世代藝術協會(HKGNA),註冊為慈善團體,致力於扶持下一代藝術人才,藉音樂為他們帶來際遇與環境的改變。協會於2011年獲深圳「南方都市報」授予深港生活大獎年度慈善獎,表揚其推動文化及表演藝術不遺餘力。2013年, 金氏因她在慈善工作上的投入,獲選為 Marie Claire 雜誌十月二十三週年紀念號的 “Inspiring Women of Hong Kong”。金氏在無數為香港慈善機構籌款的音樂會中演出，包括與小提琴家呂思清和香港青少年管弦樂團在香港文化中心合演，以及為著名佈道者力克（Nick Vujicic）的佈道會表演。金氏獲TEDxWanchai邀請，分享自己對音樂的天賦的看法。她也獲和香港政府合作的英國人道事務機構邀請，在第六屆大學學者領袖座談會為來自69個國家，超過700名學生領袖演講。
金美雪生於南韓首爾,四歲習琴,十歲即與首爾愛樂樂團合奏登台首演。以優異成績考入紐約名校茱利亞音樂學院,取得學士及碩士學位,並贏得魯賓斯坦獎學金。她曾多次在國際比賽包括波蘭萊謝蒂茨基鋼琴大賽、意大利 Bartok-Kabalevsky-Prokofiev 國際鋼琴比賽及貝里尼鋼琴比賽中贏得大獎。她現與丈夫及兒子定居香港。
Born in Guilin, China, Jing Wang began playing the violin at the age of three; he made his first public appearance three years later in Marseille, France, and his concerto debut aged nine with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, Canada. Subsequent engagements have taken him across North America and Europe and include concerto appearances with the Czech Radio Philharmonic, Moscow State Symphony, Montreal Symphony and Metropolitan Orchestra of Montreal. Jing Wang has given solo recitals and chamber music performances at prestigious venues including the National Arts Center in Ottawa and throughout Canada where his performances are frequently broadcast on CBC Radio-Canada.
Jing Wang has been the recipient of numerous competition prizes including the Irving M. Klein International Competition (First Prize – 2007), Concertino Praga (First Prize – 2000), Montreal Symphony Competition (First Prize – 1998) and the Canadian Music Competition (First Prize – 1997). In addition, he was awarded the “Young Soloist of the Year” (2003) by Les Radios Francophones Publiques, a broadcast network of four countries including France, Canada, Switzerland, and Belgium. This award sponsored the release of his first CD album including works by Beethoven, Ravel, and Gershwin.
Resident in Dallas from the 2010/11 concert season Jing Wang held the position of Concertmaster for the Dallas Opera for three years. Active on the Dallas music scene he co-founded Ensemble75 – a chamber music series featuring young Texas Artists at the Steinway Hall, Dallas. Other commitments included Concertmaster for the Dallas Chamber Symphony, Guest Concertmaster for the Kansas City and the San Antonio Symphony Orchestras as well as Fort Worth Opera and regular invitations to play with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.
Jing Wang studied at the Juilliard School as a Joseph Fuchs Scholar and completed post-graduate studies at the Shepherd School of Music (Rice University). He studied violin and chamber music as well as participating in masterclasses held by Zakar Bron, Zvi Zeitlin, and Pinchas Zukerman. Jing Wang took up the position of Concertmaster with the HK Phil in September 2013 at the invitation of Maestro Jaap van Zweden. He plays a 1700 violin by Giovanni Tononi on loan from the Canada Council for Arts Rare Strings International Collection.
王敬 2010 年起定居美國達拉斯，曾任達拉斯歌劇院樂團樂團首席三年。他活躍於達拉斯古典樂壇，是室樂音樂會系列「合奏團 75」的創辦人之一，致力安排德州年輕樂手在達拉斯史坦威音樂廳演出。他擔任過的其他職位還包括達拉斯室樂交響樂團樂團首席、肯薩斯城交響樂團、聖安東尼奧交響樂團以及福華斯歌劇院樂團的客席樂團首席，此外也經常應邀與達拉斯交響樂團攜手演出。
2013 年 9 月，王敬應梵志登之邀出任香港管弦樂團的樂團首席。他所用的
托諾尼名琴製於 1700 年，由加拿大藝術協會稀有弦樂器國際特藏慷慨借出。
Richard Bamping has been the Principal Cellist of the HK Phil since 1993. He has performed with many of the finest musicians of recent history—Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Leonidas Kavakos, Mstislav Rostropovich, Carlo Maria Guilini, Valery Gergiev, Leonard Bernstein, Lorin Maazel, Sir Colin Davis and Claudio Abbado, to name but a few.
Bamping has performed many of the staples of the solo cello repertoire with orchestras from Europe to the Far East. He has a great passion for playing chamber music with friends and colleagues whenever he gets the chance.
Bamping’s cello, dated 1674 was made in Cremona by Andrea Guarneri and is one of only nine surviving examples of his work.
HKGNA Star Young Artists HKGNA 新年輕藝術家
Wong Sze Yuen has won top prizes in many prestigious competitions including First Prize in the 17th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia, the Asian Youth Music Competition and the International Competition Hamburg Composers – ICoM Piano Award in Germany. He also won Second Prize in the Korea International Competition for Young Pianists and Grand Prize in the 2016 HKGNA Music Competition. He was invited to perform in the Paris Salle Cortot Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall and as soloist with the Hong Kong Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra.
Wong Sze Yuen graduated the junior division at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree at HKAPA under the tutelage of Professor Gabriel Kwok with full scholarship.
Wong Sze Yuen made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall 2017 as Grand Prize Winner in the 2016 HKGNA Music Competition.
International award-winning pianist Liyan He’s major teachers include Gabriel Kwok (The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts), Chengzong Yin, Zhe Tang(Shanghai Conservatory of Music) and Jintian Kang(Shenzhen Arts School).
Hailed as the Young Talent from the Far East for his concert in Israel, Liyan has Performed at Carnegie Hall, Peking University, the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Festival, Pianofest in the Hamptons, Beijing International Music Festival, and Academy, and HKGNA Music Festival. He has performed concertos with Xiamen Philharmonic, Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Tak Ming Philharmonic, and HKAPA Symphony Orchestra under the batons of Song Gao, Wing-heng Pak, Colin Touchin, and Alan Cumberland. In the past 2017-2018 season, Liyan performed in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Ningbo, Wuhan, Changsha, Yinchuan, Shantou in China, Trossingen in Germany and Singapore. Liyan also working with Harmonica player Gordon Lee and Flutist Nancy Wong as an ensemble called Encore Trio, released their first album in the early 2018.
國際比賽獲獎鋼琴家何立岩畢業於香港演藝學院碩士（優異稱號）。他的的主要老師包括郭嘉特(香港演藝學院), 殷承宗, 唐哲(上海音樂學院)和康錦添(深圳藝術學校)。
何氏在以色列的音樂會被譽為”來自東方的年輕天才”, 曾在卡內基音樂廳, 北京大學, 阿瑟魯賓斯坦鋼琴節, 漢普頓鋼琴節, 北京國際音樂大師班藝術節和香港新世代藝術協會音樂節演出。他曾和高嵩、白榮亨、科林杜程和辜柏霖指揮的廈門愛樂、香港青年交響、德明愛樂和演藝學院交響樂團演出協奏曲。在2017-2018演出季，何氏的演出已經到訪了中國上海、廣州、寧波、武漢、長沙、銀川、汕頭，以及德國特羅辛根和新加坡。何氏還與口琴家李俊樂和長笛家王南薰組建了喝采三重奏，並在2018年上半年發行了全新專輯。
Annalise is an 11-year-old student at Hong Kong International School. A student of world-renowned harpist, Ms Dan Yu, Annalise made her solo debut on the harp at Carnegie Hall in November this year. She recently won the 2nd Prize at the International Golden Classical Awards Competition 2017. Annalise has also represented Hong Kong in the elite Harp Symphony Ensemble at the World Harp Congress 2017, and her performances with them have been featured in the South China Morning Post and Radio Television Hong Kong (Radio 4). She has had the privilege to participate in masterclasses and lessons with some of the greatest harpists and harp teachers in the world such as Milda Agazarian, Jana Bouskova, Katerina Englichova, Elizabeth Hainen, Deborah Henson-Conant, Isabelle Moretti, Park Stickney and Moya Wright.
An ardent supporter of local charities such as Hong Kong Arts with the Disabled Association, and Kids Against Poverty, Annalise has been a seasoned public performer at their events in major concert venues on both piano and harp since she was 7 years old. Annalise was one of the youngest guest artists at the HKGNA Music Festival 2014, where she performed with her older sister, Elanna, another multi-instrumentalist who is now a member of the prestigious Hong Kong Camerata Strings.
Apart from music performance, Annalise is also a composer and an award-winning writer. Last year, she won the Most Promising Writer Award for in the Kids4Kids “Writing for a Cause” Competition 2016 and was spotlighted by Kids4Kids in an interview in their Annual Review
10-year old Jinan Woo, is a year 6 student at the ESF Kennedy School. A student of Rami Yoo and Euna Kim, Jinan has played the violin since the age of three. She began playing the violin in the Suzuki program and later was admitted to the Junior Music Program in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts at the age 4 after she had moved to Hong Kong from South Korea.
Jinan always enjoys performing her music so that she could win several international competitions
including the first class honors in Youth division at the Osaka International Music Competition(2013), the first place in the Hong Kong Students Open Music Festival(2014), Korean Spring-Autumn Music Competition(2015), American Protégé Concerto Competition(2015), Singapore Raffles International Music Competition(2015), and the 1st Prize Winner in the HKGNA Music Competition 2016 and Hong Kong International Violin Competition(2017). She was also taught by many classes with renowned violinists, Miheala Martin, Koichiro Harada, Ladu Blidar and Yura Lee. She joined Tianwa Yang’s masterclass sponsored by Lin Yao Ji Foundaion in 2016. Now, she was accepted to participate in Zhuhai Mozart Music Competition for Young Musicians through the competitive DVD selection process.
She appeared as a soloist in numerous concert events including the winner’s performance at the
Carnegie Weill Hall and National University of Singapore, public concerts at Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Gala concert in Thailand Suzuki Music Conference and Korean Suzuki Music Festivals. In 2016, She joined the Classic Fever Concert for children playing solo pieces and ensembles with Hong Kong musicians, Ho Hong-Ying, Kitty Cheung and Doris Lee and participated in “Pyeong Chang Music Festival and School” which is directed by Kyungwha Chung in Korea performing Wieniawski’s Violin Concerto no.2. Recently, she was awarded 1 st place by all juries’ unanimous decision playing Wieniawski’s Polonaise No.1 and Paganini Violin Concerto No.1, 1 st movement.
As an active chamber musician for her young age, she played J.Haydn’s piano trio “Gypsy” in G major as a violinist in Trio Camellia at the recital hall of Hong Kong City Hall. The news of the concert was appeared on Mingbao daily in June, 2017. The trio played the piece and interviewed for Nancy Loo’s program and broadcasted RTHK Radio 4 in July.
Jinan has an upcoming debut concert in December as a prodigy concert series sponsored by Kumho Asiana Cultural Foundation.
Cheung Man Ting Grace has an innate musical talent and was first introduced to the piano at the age of three. In 2011, Grace studied Piano with renowned pianist Ms Eva Lue and later was admitted to the Pre-Junior Music Programme of Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). At the age of eight, Grace gained a distinction in the ABRSM Piano Grade Eight Examination. Now, Grace is taking the Junior Music Programme and studying with Professor Eleanor Wong in HKAPA.
Grace has garnered a host of awards and competition prizes. In 2011, she was awarded Champion of the Children Group C of German Irmler Competition in China. In 2013, she won 1st place in Grade Four of Graded Piano Solo and 1st Place in Piano Solo of Chinese Composers (Junior) at the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival. She also won 1st Prize in Junior Class A of Professional Category of the 2nd Japan-Hong Kong International Music Competition and Children Class C and in Piano Solo of Chinese Composers (Junior) of Chopin Memorial Prize of 2013 Hong Kong International Piano Open Competition. In 2014, she won Gold Award in “Age Group 6 – 8” of Gifted Pianist Contest and 1st Place in ABRSM Piano Grade 7 Class of Liszt Memorial Prize of 2014 Hong Kong International Piano Open Competition. In 2015, she won 1st Place in Grade Six of Graded Piano Solo and the Piano Solo of Chinese Composers (Intermediate)at Hong Kong Music Festival as well as she received ABRSM Piano Grade 8 Music Exam – Distinction. She also won The 79th Steinway & Sons International Youth Piano Competition (Hong Kong & Macau Regional Competition) – 1st Prize (Amateur Class Group A). In 2016, Grace won 1st place in Grade Seven of Graded Piano Solo. She won the 1st Prize in HKGNA Music Competition 2016.
Grace is currently studying at Maryknoll Convent School (Primary Section).
期間雯婷在香港校際音樂節中的鋼琴獨奏和多個公開比賽中屢獲佳績。2011年德國歐米勒 (Irmler) 中國總決賽兒童C 組獲得冠軍；2013年贏得第65屆香港學校音樂節比賽 四級鋼琴獨奏第一名及鋼琴獨奏中國作曲家初級組第一名；她亦贏得第2届日本香港國際音樂比賽專業組初級A組第一名及香港國際鋼琴公開賽“蕭邦紀念獎”兒童C 組第一名。2014年取得香港國際鋼琴公開賽“李斯特蕭邦紀念獎”英國皇家音樂學院鋼琴七級組第一名。2015年獲得第67屆香港學校音樂節比賽六級鋼琴獨奏第一名及鋼琴獨奏中國作曲家中級組第一名，並以優異成績考獲英國皇家音樂學院八級鋼琴。同年她更取得第79屆施坦威國際青少年鋼琴比賽(港澳賽區) 業餘A組第一名。2016年，雯婷在第68屆香港學校音樂節比賽七級鋼琴獨奏取得第一名。她在HKGNA音樂比賽少兒組鋼琴獨奏第一名。
HKGNA Musical Angels HKGNA音樂天使
Our very first HKGNA Musical Angel from St. Stephen‘s Society, he had no musical background and he became a Musical Angel at age 21. Now he plays like a trained classical pianist, performed at many HKGNA events. Sun found his passion and purpose in music.He wants to serve the community and glorify God through music.
Lee Hin started learning piano when he was 11 and attained LTCL Performance Diplomas from the Trinity College London and Grade 8 in singing from ABRSM.He was awarded the Most Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award of “Cross All Borders: A Mini Festival Showcasing New Performing Artists with Disabilities”. Apart from the local performances, he also had the opportunities to exchange with overseas artists in the 2010 International VSA Festival in Washington D.C. and “The 8th International Abilympics (Seoul)”.
The loss of eyesight due to congenital retinitis pigmentosa brings inconvenience to his practice, but does not defeat his enthusiasm for arts and continuous music learning.
Lee Shing experienced serious vision impairment due to congenital retinitis pigmentosa. Despite his gradual worsening eyesight, Lee Shing continued with a strong pursuit of piano music. He obtained the ACTL Performance Diploma provided by the Trinity Guildhall with an outstanding grade.
He gave his first solo piano recital in 2009. He performed with musicians from the Royal Academy of Music HK Alumni Association in St. John Cathedral for “Musical Bridge – A Charity Concert for the Arts with the Disabled Association Hong Kong”.
He was awarded both The Most Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award and The Most Outstanding Performer Award at “Cross All Borders: Hong Kong Festival Showcasing New Performing Artists with Disabilities 2011”.
Lee Shing also participates in various international exchange events. In 2015, he was invited to perform as HKGNA/ADA Musical Angel in “HKGNA Young Virtuoso Concert 2015” at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
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