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Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop 2020
 

The Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop 2020 successfully took place from 12-17 January 2020, where the 7 participants took part in an intense and productive programme under the guidance of the 2 Master Conductors. We look forward to seeing their continued development and success.
 

 


 


Workshop overview


For Participants:

  • Receive instructions and valuable insights from the master conductors  
  • Conduct a professional symphony orchestra
  • The workshop will be open to a maximum of 8 Participants (age 40 or under):
  • Each Participant will receive approximately 100 minutes of podium time complemented by a video review
  • Each Participant will receive a video of their participation
  • 3 Participants selected by the master conductors will have an opportunity to conduct in a Showcase at the end of the workshop


For Observers:

  • Part of the workshop (14 – 17 January) will be open to Observers
     

Master Conductors
 


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YIP Wing-sie

Music Director Emeritus, Hong Kong Sinfonietta

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Christoph POPPEN

Principal Guest Conductor, Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Principal Conductor, Cologne Chamber Orchestra

Artistic Director, Marvão International Music Festival

 

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mr Jorma Panula was not able to attend the Conducting Workshop.


Workshop Repertoire

  • Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98: 1st movement & 2nd movement
  • Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite (for full orchestra)
  • Schubert: Symphony No 8 in B minor, D759, “Unfinished”: 1st movement
  • Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74, “Pathétique”: 1st movement

Schedule

Workshop Days 1 & 2:
Pre-podium Classes with Master Conductors
 (exclusive for Participants)

Venue: Hong Kong Sinfonietta Office, 7/F, Winsan Tower, 98 Thomson Road, Wanchai

 

12 January 2020 (Sunday)

  • 11:00-12:00: Briefing session with Margaret Yang (CEO of Hong Kong Sinfonietta)
  • 15:00: Attend Hong Kong Sinfonietta Good Music for Kids concert at Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

 

13 January 2020 (Monday)

  • 10:00-13:00: Pre-podium Class with Yip Wing-sie
  • 14:00-17:00: Pre-podium Class with Christoph Poppen

 

Days 3 – 5: Sessions with Orchestra (open to Observers)

Venue: Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

 

14 January 2020 (Tuesday)

  • 10:00-12:30: Orchestra Session with Yip Wing-sie

            [Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, 1st movement]

  • 14:00-16:30: Orchestra Session with Christoph Poppen

            [Schubert: Symphony No 8 in B minor, 1st movement]

  • 16:45-19:00: Video review session with Yip Wing-sie & Christoph Poppen

 

15 January 2020 (Wednesday)

  • 10:00-12:30: Orchestra Session with Yip Wing-sie

            [Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite]

  • 14:00-16:30: Orchestra Session with Christoph Poppen

            [Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E minor, 1st movement]

  • 16:45-19:00: Video review session with Yip Wing-sie & Christoph Poppen

 

16 January 2020 (Thursday)

  • 10:00-12:30: Tchaikovsky with Yip Wing-sie

            [Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, 1st movement]

  • 14:00-16:30: Brahms with Christoph Poppen

            [Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E minor, 2nd movement]

  • 16:45-19:00: Video review session with Yip Wing-sie & Christoph Poppen
  • End of session: Announcement of the 3 participants selected to conduct in the Workshop Showcase and their repertoire

 

Day 6: Workshop Showcase (free admission to public*)

Venue: Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

17 January 2020 (Friday)

  • 10:00-13:00: Dress rehearsal
  • 19:30: Workshop Showcase

 

Programme
Schubert : Symphony No 8 in B minor, D759, “Unfinished”: I Allegro moderato
Conductor: Hu Xiaobo

Brahms:  Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98: I Allegro non troppo
Conductor: Leung Shu-ming, Jeff

Brahms: Symphony No 4 in E minor, Op 98: II Andante Moderato
Conductor: Gaddiel Dombrowner

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74, “Pathétique”: I Adagio – Allegro non troppo
Conductor: Umberto Clerici
 

*Click here to register for the showcase!

  • Maximum 2 tickets for each registration
  • Age limit: 6+

List of Participants

Chan Lok-sang Andre (Hong Kong)     
Umberto Clerici (Italy)
Gaddiel Dombrowner (Israel)
Hu Xiaobo (China)
Lee Jae-hwan (South Korea)
Leung Shu-ming (Hong Kong)
Yeung Fan (Hong Kong)