Oct 22, 2018 (Mon), 7:30pm
2018年10月22日(星期一)晚上7時30分

St John’s Cathedral
聖約翰座堂
Free Admission 免費入場

True to our mission to nurture and inspire our best young Hong Kong Artists, we will present our signature HKGNA Stars and Friends concert. This year we are proud to present Hong Kong’s leading and finest string player, violist Andrew Ling performing with HKGNA’s best young artists, including our HKGNA Music Competition winners: Grand Prize Winner, Pianist Wong Sze Yuen (2016), Pianist Liyan He (2010), 1st Prize Winner junior piano division, Pianist Grace Cheung (2016). We also feature Rising Star Violist Elanna Mak, HKGNA/ADA Musical Angel Pianist Lee Shing, Lee Hysan Foundation /ADA Musical Angel, Erhu player Ethen Yang; we also present HKGNA’s very own wonderful tenor Patrick Yeung!

貫徹我們培育和啟發新世代音樂家的宗旨,為人所知的HKGNA新星與摯友音樂會將載譽歸來。頂級中提琴家凌顯祐聯同HKGNA年輕音樂家,包括HKGNA音樂比賽的歷屆獲獎得主:鋼琴大獎得獎者黃思遠(2016);登台紐約的鋼琴大獎得獎者何立岩(2010);少兒組鋼琴冠軍張雯婷(2016);明日之星中提琴家麥胤琦;HKGNA/香港展能藝術會音樂天使李昇(鋼琴)和利希慎基金會/香港展能藝術會音樂天使楊恩華(二胡),以及我們的男高音楊偉添!

Program

Hua Yanjun 華彦鈞
The Moon Reflected on the Second Spring 《二泉映月》
Ethen Yang 楊恩華 (Erhu 二胡)

Monti 蒙蒂
Czardas 《查爾達斯》
Ethen Yang 楊恩華 (Erhu 二胡), Liyan He 何立岩 (Piano 鋼琴)

Beethoven 貝多芬
Piano Sonata No.30 in E Major, Op.109, 1st & 2nd mvts.
E大調鋼琴奏鳴曲,作品109,第一,二樂章
Lee Shing 李昇(Piano 鋼琴)

Rachmaninov 拉赫曼尼諾夫
Не пой, красавица (Do not sing to me, fair maiden)
「再別對我歌唱」
Schumann 舒曼
Widmung《奉獻》
Patrick Yeung 楊偉添 (Tenor 男高音)
Dr. Wu Sheng-Chung 伍盛中博士 (Piano 鋼琴)

Haydn 海頓
Keyboard Sonata in D major, Hob.XvI/24
D大調鋼琴奏鳴曲,Hob.XvI/24
Grace Cheung 張雯婷 (Piano 鋼琴)

Schumann 舒曼
Adagio and Allegro for Viola, Op. 70
慢板與快板,作品70
Elanna Mak 麥胤琦 (Viola 中提琴)

Debussy 德布西
Clair de Lune《月光曲》
Beethoven 貝多芬
Piano Sonata, Moonlight, 3 rd mvt.
《月光》奏鳴曲,第三樂章
Liyan He 何立岩 (Piano 鋼琴)

Chopin 蕭邦
Variations on “Là ci darem” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Op.2
「讓我們手牽手」變奏曲, 取自莫札特歌劇《唐喬望尼》, 作品2
Wong Sze Yuen 黃思遠 (Piano 鋼琴)

Glazunov 格拉祖諾夫
Elergie for Viola and Piano, Op.44「悲歌」,作品44
Paganini 帕格尼尼
La Campanella 「鐘」
Andrew Ling 凌顯祐 (Viola 中提琴), Wong Sze Yuen 黃思遠 (Piano 鋼琴)

*Programs are subject to change without prior notice 節目如有更改,恕不另行通知

HKGNA Stars and Friends

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 Diocesans Girls’ School.

雯婷自三歲開始學習鋼琴。2011年起師隨著名鋼琴家劉綺華老師習琴,其後考進香港演藝學院青少年音樂課程,並於八歲以優異成績考獲英國皇家音樂學院鋼琴八級。雯婷現隨著名鋼琴家黄懿倫教授習琴。
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。

雯婷現就讀於拔萃女書院。

Elanna Mak 14 years old and studying at Hong Kong International School. This year, she won First Prize at the American Protégé International Strings Competition on Solo Viola and made her Carnegie Hall debut in June 2018. Elanna was also the Principal Violist of the Asian Middle Schools Honor Orchestra 2018 and Principal Violist of the prize-winning Hong Kong International School Middle School Strings Orchestra.

A gifted multi-instrumentalist, Elanna was one of the youngest invited guests at the Hong Kong Generation Next Arts Festival 2014 (playing piano) and Musicus Society Festival 2017 (playing violin and viola). She has performed on stage with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mantua Chamber Orchestra and played at some of the most prestigious concert venues in Asia, including the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Hong Kong City Hall. She has been invited to perform with the world-renowned Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra on violin in January 2019.

Elanna has had the privilege of participating in masterclasses and lessons with Dong Suk Kang, David Takeno, Pavlo Beznosiuk, Michael Ma, Klaus Manfrini, Gian Paolo Peloso, Felix Ungar and Jeremy Williams. Elanna is also an active chamber musician and soloist with the elite Hong Kong Camerata Strings, playing both violin and viola. An ardent supporter of several charities, she hopes to use her talents to serve her community locally and globally.

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.

黃思遠贏得多項鋼琴大獎,包括第十七屆亞洲國際蕭邦比賽公開組第一名、第六屆亞洲青少年音樂比賽第一名青年組、德國漢堡國際鋼琴大賽。他也是第一屆韓國國際青少年鋼琴家比賽的第二名和HKGNA音樂比賽2016的冠軍得獎者。黃思遠亦於不同地方進行演出,如巴黎科爾托演奏廳、上海音樂廳。他也曾與泛亞交響樂團一同演出。畢業於香港演藝學院青少年音樂課程,現師承香港演藝學院鍵盤系主任郭嘉特教授,以全額獎學金修讀音樂學士學位。

為HKGNA音樂比賽2016的冠軍得主,黃思遠於2017年首次在紐約卡内基音樂廳演出。

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。

Born in Heilongjiang, China, Ethen Yang started learning erhu when he was twelve. Losing his eyesight due to sickness did not deter him from pursuing his interests in music. He had been taught by two renowned mainland China artists, Aping Li and Bolin Gan.

After migrated to Hong Kong in 2014, Ethen has worked with different musicians and organizations, local and overseas, such as Asian Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic and represent Hong Kong to perform in the 9th International Abilympics in Bordeaux, France in 2016. He was awarded Gold Medal in The 5th and 6th International Chinese Instrumental Competition (Erhu Category), and The Most Outstanding Performer Award (Children and Youth) in “Cross All Borders: Hong Kong Festival Showcasing New Performing Artists with Disabilities 2015”. Ethen is supported by the Lee Hysan Foundation.

楊恩華出生在中國黑龍江,十二歲時開始學習二胡。因病而失去視力並沒有阻止他追求音樂的興趣。楊氏先後曾跟隨兩位著名的二胡演奏家李阿平教授及甘柏林教授學習
二胡。

在2014年遷居香港後,積極與多個本地及海外音樂家及團體合作,如亞洲室樂團、香港管弦樂團等,並在2016年獲邀代表香港到法國波爾多舉行的「第九屆國際展能節」擔任表演嘉賓。除此之外,楊氏分別在第五屆及第六屆「國際中國器樂賽」(專業二胡青年組)獲得金獎,並在「藝無疆:新晉展能藝術家大匯演2015」獲青少年組個人特別獎。楊恩華獲得利希慎基金會的支持。

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.
李昇因患有先天性視網膜色素病變,導致嚴重視障,卻沒有影響他對音樂的熱誠,在ATCL演奏文憑中取得佳績。李昇在2009年舉辦了他的個人音樂會。2011年,李昇獲得香港展能藝術會「藝無疆:新晉展能藝術家大匯演2011」之「最傑出藝術表現獎」及「個人特別獎」。
李昇亦參與不同的國際交流活動,如2015年代表香港前往美國紐約,於卡內基大廳參與「新世代藝術協會青年演奏家音樂會2015」。

Mr. Patrick Yeung, general manager of Cathay Pacific, Taiwan and Korea has a longtime passion for classical music and philanthropy. Mr. Yeung started his singing journey as a member of the St. Paul’s Co-Educational College choir under the baton of Mr Jimmy Chan. Mr. Yeung has performed as a soloist in numerous charitable/fundraising concerts in Hong Kong and has helped raised money for many charities including Medecins Sand Frontieres Hong Kong, Arts with Disabled Association, LifeLine Express, and Opera Prima Society to name a few. Mr. Yeung has performed with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and Opera Hong Kong. He has performed extensively in Asia and US, including Beijing, Singapore, Taiwan, Manila, Shanghai and New York’s Carnegie Weill Recital Hall. Mr. Yeung has been studying Bel Canto singing with world renowned professor NI Cheng Feng since the late 90’s.

楊偉添先生為國泰航空台灣和韓國地區的總經理,多年來熱愛古典音樂,亦積極參與慈善活動。楊先生的聲樂之旅是從加入聖保羅男女中學合唱團開始的,當時由 Mr Jimmy Chan 擔任指揮。楊氏曾以獨奏者的身份在很多香港慈善籌款音樂會中演出,幫助過很多慈善機構籌款,其中包括無國界醫生(香港)、香港展能藝術會、健康快車、香港美樂歌劇社等等。楊氏曾與香港管弦樂團,香港中樂團以及香港歌劇院合作演出。他常於亞洲及美國演出,包括上海、台灣、新加坡、馬尼拉、上海及紐約的卡內基大廳。楊氏從九十年代後期開始,跟隨國際知名的倪承豐教授學習意大利美聲唱法。

A native of Hong Kong, Andrew Ling is currently the Principal Violist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. He has performed solo performances with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to critical acclaim. In the past, he had assumed the role of concertmaster at the IU Concert Orchestra, the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, and the principal violist of the IU Philharmonic Orchestra.

Ling had recently conducted the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra educational project in rehearsal for the late Maestro Lorin Maazel. He also conducted the Seinäjoki symphony orchestra and Kuopio Symphony Orchestra in Finland. He is also the guest conductor for Hong Kong Baptist University symphony orchestra. He has worked with maestros including Jaap van Zweden, Edo de Wart, Leonard Slatkin, Lorin Maazel, to name a few.

Ling began studying the violin at the age of six under the tutelage of the late Professor Lin Yaoji of the Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing. As a child, he toured around the world as a violin soloist with the Hong Kong Yip’s Children’s Choir, He has also collaborated with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and the China Film Philharmonic Orchestra, and has given recitals in Hong Kong, the North America and Europe.

Ling is an active chamber musician, having performed with Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, the Shanghai String Quartet and has been invited as a guest artist at the Chamber Residency of Banff Centre in Canada and the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival.

A dedicated music educator, Ling has directed The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Orchestral Fellowship Scheme as well as been invited to teach at the NTSO Youth Music Camp in Taiwan. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

Ling completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at the Indiana University, and have studied at Rice University in Houston. He has had a broad musical education having studied with Henryk Kowalski, Ik-Hwan Bae, Alan de Veritch and Cho-Liang Lin.

凌顯祐為香港管弦樂團首席中提琴,土生土長。他曾在香港管弦樂團擔任獨奏表演獲好評。他曾任印第安那大學樂團及特雷霍特交響樂團團長,又為印第安那大學愛樂樂團首席中提琴手。

凌顯祐自六歲起隨已故北京中央音樂學院教授林耀基學習小提琴,他自小已以小提琴獨奏身份隨香港葉氏兒童合唱圑巡迴歐洲、北美和亞太區演出。 他又曾經和香港管弦樂團、香港中樂團及中國廣播愛樂合作,又分別在香港、北美及歐洲舉行獨奏會。

凌氏最近於香港管弦樂團賽馬會音樂密碼教育計劃為已故指揮大師羅倫·馬捷爾綵排。他曾指揮芬蘭的塞伊奈約基交響樂團。凌氏亦為香港浸會大學交響樂團客席指揮。他曾與不同大師合作,包括梵志登、艾度·迪華特、史拉健及馬捷爾等等。

凌顯祐熱愛室樂音樂,曾與林昭亮和拉萊度等小提琴家同台演出,與上海弦樂四重奏合作,又獲邀在香港國際室樂節演奏。

作為一個熱誠的音樂教育工作者,能他曾主持何鴻毅家族基金管弦樂獎學金計劃,接受邀請擔任NTSO台灣青年音樂營的導師。目前,他是香港浸會大學和香港演藝學院的兼任講師。

凌顯祐在美國印第安納大學完成他的本科和研究生課程後,在休斯敦的萊斯大學繼續進修。他先後師從亨里克·科瓦爾斯基,裴翼煥,阿蘭·華歷德和林昭亮,獲得廣闊的的音樂訓練。