I have performed in Asia many times with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra as well as with other orchestras. However, our CSO tour to China this past March was also a deeply meaningful personal journey for me. Our CSO tour lasted
The Southbank Sinfonia (SbS) may be an unfamiliar name to Hong Kong, but in Britain it is a much sought after orchestra that every fresh graduate of music wants to be part of. Founded by British conductor Simon Over, the
24 & 25 August 2015 City Hall Concert Hall, Hong Kong You hear about the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra well before ever going to one of their concerts. Their publicity materials almost rival that of the professional orchestras in Hong
Talk about off and running. The Manila-based Ripieno Ensemble only formally launched in January, and its debut performance in February featured an ambitious repertoire: the works of modern-day music stalwarts Schoenberg and Webern as well as those of contemporary Philippine
The Modern Academy, an innovative and intensive short course in music performance and composition, kicked off June 10th in Hong Kong, drawing a talented cohort of local and international students and young professionals.
Scott Ordway would be what you would call an all-rounded musician. As a composer, a conductor, and a faculty member at the Curtis Institute of Music, Ordway is constantly in touch with different aspects of music, from studying and conducting
Clint Needham has a knack for finding interesting material and inspiration in all kinds of places, and it is no wonder the New York Times has described his music as “wildly entertaining” & “stunning… brilliantly orchestrated”. The young composer from
When the Gotham Chamber Opera and the Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation presented up-and-coming composer David Hertzberg with the inaugural Catherine Doctorow Prize for Music last year, they called his music “an extraordinarily beautiful sound world with a unique