ARCHIVE 2

Apr. 13, 2014

March 26  2013

 

Ms Sofya Gulyak performed in a concert and master class at ISF Academy .

Programme:  Mussorgsky  Pictures at an Exhibition

                  Chopin Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brilliante

March 4  2013

The Imatake Koto Ensemble

Venue: Hong Kong Club

Time:  Reception 7:00pm, Concert 7:30pm, Dinner 8:30pm

Cost:  Concert only $300, Concert and Dinner $550 (cost includes a glass of wine)

RSVP: Christine  9464 1941   christine.nigam@aol.com
 
  Programme 

  1. Red Fire                                      by K Yoshizaki

  2. Zero                                           by T.Mizuno

  3. The Moon Over a Reined Castle     by  Rentaro Taki

  4. Red Dragonfly                              by Kosaku Yamada

  5. Spring in the Mountain Village        by Akira

  6. Sakura                                         by T Mizuno

  7. Dramatic                                     by Hisamoto

  8. Miraika                                        by T Mizuno

 The Musicians

 Nanako Ono

 Nanako Ono’s mother, Rinase, who is a Koto Grand Master of Yamada family and has been performing Koto publicly all over Japan, as well as been giving lessons to many students for the past 35 years. She taught Nanako Koto from 3 years of age. Nanako moved to Hong Kong 5 years ago and has continued her koto studies here in Hong Kong with grand master Mie Imatake. She has previously performed at overseas music festivals in Tokyo, the USA and Hong Kong.

 

Lee Ka Pui Etta
Lee Ka Pui Etta holds her Bachelor Degree of Arts (Music) (Hons.) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Lee is the scholarship recipient of the CUHK Honours Certificate (2003-2004), the Chung Chi College Scholarship (2004, 2006), the Faculty Dean’s Honours List (2004-2005) and the Kong Yu Kau Memorial Scholarship.
Lee was elected as exchange student in her junior year, and she studied Musicology at Humboldt University, Berlin.
Lee received koto training under Grand Master Imatake. Since then she has performed frequently at the Japanese Club Autumn Music Concert. She was invited to perform for the cocktail party of the Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong last year.
Carolyn Parker
 Carolyn Parker first took up koto study in 2001 when she went to Japan for four months over summer. She returned each summer for the next two years studying under Grand Master Tomoko Ohara. While back in Hong Kong, she studied under Grand Master Imatake. Carolyn wanted to study more seriously so she moved to Tokyo in 2004 where she continued her studies under Grand Master Tomoko Ohara. In 2010 she completed her 5th level Koto Certificate and returned to Hong Kong. Carolyn has performed in various venues in both Tokyo and Hong Kong.

 

Cheung Chi-Ho
 
Cheung Chi-ho,  graduated from Hong Kong Chinese University, with a major in music. He has  been receiving koto training since 2006 under Grand Master Imatake and has participated in various performances in Hong Kong.

 

Apr. 13, 2014

Concerts in December 2012

CHRISTMAS CAROLS OLD AND NEW &

ADVENT MOTETS BY WILLIAM BYRD

 

The Choir of Gonville and Caius College

Cambridge University 

 

 

                                 Director: DR GEOFFREY WEBBER

                                 Organist: NICHOLAS LEE

  MONDAY 10 DECEMBER 2012 7:15PM  RGS CHRISTMAS FUNCTION

                      At the home of the Archbishop of Hong Kong

 TUESDAY 11 DECEMBER 2012 7:00PM INTIMATE CONCERT DINNER

                      AT CLUB LUSITANO, CENTRAL, FUNDS RAISING FOR CHRISTIAN ACTION      

WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER CITY BANK PLAZA 6:00PM

WEDNESDAY 12 DECEMBER  THE HONG KONG CLUB

THURSDAY 13 DECEMBER  THE VENETIAN MACAO              

FRIDAY 14 DECEMBER 2012 8:15PM  ST JOHN’S CATHEDRAL

SATURDAY 15 DECEMBER 2012 2PM ST JOSEPH’S CHAPEL (Unesco Status), BOAT RIDE, LUNCH & CONCERT  AT YIM TIM TSAI ISLAND, SAI KUNG

SATURDAY 15 DECEMBER 2012 8:15PM  THE VINE CENTRE, 29 BURROWS ST, WANCHAI

SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER MORNING SERVICE ST JOHN'S CATHEDRAL

SUNDAY 16 DECEMBER  THE LADIES RECREATION CLUB

MONDAY 17 DECEMBER ST LAZARUS CHURCH MACAO

 

Concerts in 2012

October 24th  Hong Kong's three most talented musicians, Alexis Alrich, Artem Konstinov and Kitty cheung

October 21st Mary Wu In Gonville and Caius Bateman Auditorium

October 17th   Mary Wu for Hong Kong Society in London

October 10th   Steinway Artist Robin Zebaida, performed at the Tanglin Club, Singapore

October 8th     Steinway Artist Robin Zebaida, performed for Rotary Club of HK at the
                       Hong Club for Test for life Project

September       Alexis Alrich with Kitty Cheung and Artem Konstantinov at

St John's  Cathedral

August            Steinway Artist Warren Lee     Yong Siew Toh Conservatoire,

Concert and Master Class

August           Steinway Artist Warren Lee in Sri Lanka

May                Charity Concert by Warren Lee

Apr. 13, 2014

Collaboration this Sunday with Cambridge Choir

 

The Sung Eucharist this coming Sunday 16 Dec will be sung jointly by the Cathedral Choir and Gonville and Caius College Choir, Cambridge.
 
Repertoire:
Communion Setting: Mass for Five Voices (Byrd) - sung by joint choir
Communion Anthems:
'Adam lay-y-bounden' (Howard Skempton) sung by Gonville and Caius Choir
Alma redemptoris (Palestrina) - sung by joint choir
 
Conductors:Raymond Fu- Kyrie, Sanctus & Benedictus
Dr G Webber - Agnus dei and Alma redemptoris.

Guest conductor: DR GEOFFREY WEBBER 
Geoffrey Webber studied music at Oxford University where he was Organ Scholar at New College. After graduating with a First, he became Acting Organist at New College and Magdalen College, and later University Organist and Director of Music at the University Church. After completing his doctorate on German Baroque music he became Director of Music at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge and now divides his time between conducting, lecturing, teaching and research. He has recently established the first degree in choral conducting at the University of Cambridge which attracts students from all over the world.