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Sheng and Piano Duo Recital by LOO, Sze-wang and May TONG

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ARTISTS

盧思泓 , 笙 
LOO, Sze-wang, Sheng

湯美蓮, 鋼琴 
May TONG, Piano
 

PROGRAM

絲綢之路

陝西省
1. 山丹丹花開紅艷艷
2. 陝北抒懷
3. 南海漁歌

西部民歌
4. 都塔爾和瑪麗亞
5. 我的花兒

西域
6. 新疆之春 <海上絲綢之路>

廣東
7. 旱天雷

馬六甲海峽
8. Rasa Sayang

印度
9. Song of India

中東
10. Orientale <西南古道>

廣西
11. 壯錦

 

Artist Biography


盧思泓 , 笙 
LOO, Sze-wang, Sheng
 

“盧氏不論在技術及音樂層面上均具皇者之風 …… 演奏既富創意,亦能嫻熟表達。”   (南華早報2010)
“Loo Sze-wang’s technical authority and musical sensitivity dominated ….. inventively conceived and expertly rendered.”  (SCMP 2010)
“音色柔美,技術到家。"   (信報2012)
“Musically and technically rendered.”    (HKEJ 2012)


盧思泓是著名笙演奏家,曾獲獎無數。他經常以獨奏家和室樂演奏家的身分演出,多次在香港藝術節、「音樂新文化 ─ 國際現代音樂節」及香港電台亮相。自1983年開始,盧思泓已聯同不同團體合作,包括澳洲歌樂坊、意大利Xenia Ensemble、美國聖勞倫斯弦樂四重奏、挪威POING ensemble、布魯塞爾Het Collectif、香港小交響樂團、澳門樂團等;足跡遍及阿根廷、澳洲、巴西、加拿大、美國、日本、台灣、德國、新加坡、韓國和中國等多個國家。盧思泓曾首演多首笙協奏曲,當中包括作曲家林品晶的「濠鏡笙歌」、陳慶恩的「鳳舞九天」及「一霎好風」,並曾於北京國家大劇院中演出。2009年於美國紐約康乃爾大學擔任駐校藝術家以及與芝加哥現代音樂組合《焦點.樂聚》合作,擔任獨奏。2012年,盧思泓出任香港小交響樂團駐團藝術家,與樂團出訪北美。近期演出包括於2015年台北香港週參演陳慶恩室內歌劇《蕭紅》、作曲家羅永暉的音樂劇場《落花無言》、於法國巴黎由作曲家楊嘉輝創作的《解構音樂家》及2016年於義大利米蘭與UniMi Orchestra合作,首演由陳慶恩作曲,葉詠詩執棒的《幽鳳聲如剪》。

盧思泓是龢鳴樂坊的創辦成員,該樂坊由六名中樂手組成,以推廣現代音樂及傳統中樂為宗旨。他曾於上海之春國際音樂節、波蘭華沙花園音樂節、澳洲的墨爾本音樂節、新加坡藝術節、布宜諾斯艾利斯國際音樂節、香港新視野藝術節及華人作曲家音樂節等演出。龢鳴樂坊獲邀出任2011-2012年度香港中文大學音樂系駐校音樂家,樂坊亦曾委約多位作曲家新作,當中包括為中國樂器及西方樂器而寫的作品。

盧思泓畢業於香港中文大學及香港演藝學院,師從陳德仁及鄭德惠;亦曾跟隨衛庭新(Timothy Wilson)及陳國超學習長笛。

Prize-winning Loo Sze-wang is the foremost sheng (Chinese mouth-organ) player of his generation in Hong Kong. He has been active both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, having been featured several times at the Hong Kong Arts Festival, the contemporary music festival Musicarama and Radio Television Hong Kong. Since 1983, Loo has performed with different performing groups, including the Song Company of Australia, Xenia Ensemble of Italy, St. Lawrence String Quartet of the States, POING of Norway, Het Collectif of Brussels, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Macau Orchestra, in various countries including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, United States, Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Singapore, Korea and China. Loo premiered several Sheng concertos like Miroir de Macao by Lam Bun-ching, Hark the Phoenix Soaring High and 'Twas the Thawing Wind by Chan Hing Yan. In 2009, Loo was the artist-in-residence in the Cornell University (New York) and the soloist with Fulcrum point New Music project in Northwestern University (Chicago). Loo has been appointed to be the Artist Associate of Hong Kong Sinfonietta in 2012, touring North America with the orchestra. His recent performances include participating in the Opera “The Heart of Coral” by Chan Hing Yan in Taipei, Music Theatre “When Petals Fall in Serenity” by Law Wing Fai, the “Anatomy of Musician” project by Samson Young Kai Fai in Paris in 2015 and the new concerto “Hark the Phoenix Solitaire Cry” by Chan Hing Yan with UniMi Orchestra in Milan, Italy under the baton of Yip Wing Sie in 2016.

 


湯美蓮, 鋼琴 
May TONG, Piano


湯美蓮早年修讀鋼琴及長號。1992-2002 年期間於香港音樂事務處丶香港演藝學院及香港浸會大學修業, 並獲得英國皇家音樂學院聯合委會員鋼琴及長號專業文憑及高級文憑。她參與不少本地及海外的音樂表演,包括澳門丶中國丶韓國丶星加坡丶馬來西亞丶台灣及澳洲,更於2008-2011年出任香港銀河管樂團的樂隊總監。2014年11月,她獲邀於香港電台第四台作表演。

May began her piano and trombone studies in her early age. She studied in Hong Kong Music Office, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong Baptist University from 1992-2002. She obtained her Dip.ABRSM and LRSM diplomas of the Royal School of Music for piano and trombone. Also, she participated in both local and overseas music performances, countries including Macau, China, Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Australia. May was appointed as Band Director of Hong Kong Galaxy Wind Ensemble during 2008-2011. Subsequently, she was invited to perform in RTHK Radio 4 in November 2014.


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