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Event   HKUGA Thursday Classical Music Sharing by Dr. Kimho Ip: Western Classical Music and Traditional Chinese music - Tradition, Diversity and Adaptation
Place   HKUGA premises
Organiser   HKUGA
Email   hkugaeo@gmail.com

Dates and Times
Dates   2010/07/08
Start time   PM 07:45
Close time   PM 09:30

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HKUGA Thursday Classical Music Sharing by Dr. Kimho Ip:  Western Classical Music and Traditional Chinese music - Tradition, Diversity and Adaptation

 

 

Introduce music as a media, the concept of global citizenship and intercultural understanding through western classical music and traditional Chinese music.

 

Collaboration of Western and Chinese influences and advocacy of live musical experience of Western and Chinese music to the global citizens ears.

 

Honorable Speaker:

Dr. Kimho Ip

(Artistic Director of iMAP Ensemble, www.imapimap.com

 

Date: 08 JUL 2010 (Thursday)

Time: 7:45pm – 9:30pm

VenueHKUGA Premises

Address駱克道271號揭陽大廈17(灣仔地鐵站駱克道出口,史釗域道世紀酒店側)

Fee: Free of Charge (會員); HKD50 (非會員)

Registration: Please click

 

Dr. Kimho Ip

 

Originally from Hong Kong, Kimho Ip currently works in the UK as composer, director and yangch’in performer. He studied music in Germany and Scotland and received his PhD at the University of Edinburgh in 2004. He was invited to perform at the South Bank Centre, ROH2, London, Decibel Manchester 09, the BBC Silk Screen, and the Dutch Radio in Amsterdam.

 

As musical director of iMAP Ensemble, Kimho is supported by the Scottish Arts Council to develop new music initiatives and educational projects. He was commissioned to create “Cathay House Blend” at the National Museum of Scotland and a multi-media musical composition “Requiem for Travellers” in 2009. Currently Kimho is the musical curator of the Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh. He also designs new intercultural courses for University of Edinburgh and RSAMD in Glasgow.

 

His orchestral and chamber works have been featured at the ISCM World New Music Days (2002/ 2007), the Edinburgh International Festival (2005) and the Gaudeamus, Amsterdam (2006). Ensembles that have performed his works include the Edinburgh String Quartet, Shanghai New Ensemble, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.

 

Inquiry: Joe: 92855042 / Email :HKUGAEO@gmail.com; Ian Chu - Mobile:9079 0460/ Email : ichu@graduate.hku.hk; Amanda: 96411388 / Amanda@amandalim.com


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