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French: A Unique Trio

20 Jan

French: A Unique Trio

Janet Cheung, Judy Ho, Ringo Chan 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

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Hong Kong locals Janet, Ringo and Judy are three musicians of high demand. Within the span of one year, the trio has enchanted with its unique sound textures, performing at the Hong Kong Museum of Art ‘Sound of Art’ series, as well as the All Saints Church lunchtime recital.

Flautist Janet CHEUNG graduated from the Amsterdam Conservatory. She studied flute with Izaskun Erdocia, Jo Hagen and Harrie Starreveld and played in masterclasses by Emmaneul Pahud, Andras Adorjan, Emily Beynon and Vincent Cortvrint. She was invited to play as a soloist in several theaters in Amsterdam and Utrecht and has given recitals in Hong Kong.

As an orchestral player, she has been the guest performer of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Macao Orchestra, the Hong Kong Wind Kamerata and the performer of the HKFW Six Arts Orchestra. In 2014, she has been appointed as the deputy musician of the Phantom of the Opera in Hong Kong.

Born and raised in Hong Kong, violist Ringo CHAN is the co- founder of the Romer String Quartet and the Trio Cilliupe (Flute, Viola and Harp Trio). He was the winner of the CCM Chamber Music Competition twice in 2009 and 2011, and has toured in the United States and South Korea. Chan worked closely with Awadagin Pratt and his “Wired” String Ensemble, and was frequently featured as a soloist. He has performed in the 38th International Viola Congress in 2010.

Chan was appointed to be a member of the Asian Youth Orchestra in 2007. He was also appointed to be the Assistant Principal of the 18th- Century Orchestra of the Dutch Orchestra and Ensemble Academy in summer 2009. Before returning to Hong Kong, Chan was working with the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Springfield Symphony Orchestra. He is now working with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta as a tutti violist.

Graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College- Conservatory of Music, Chan got his Master of Music, and is going on his doctoral study with the University Graduate Scholarship under the guidance of Masao Kawasaki and Dr. Catharine Carroll. Prior to Cincinnati, Chan was a graduate from the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with Jensen Lung and Wai Ming Wong respectively.

 

Born in Hong Kong, Judy HO is one of the sought-after harpists of her generation. She studied for her master’s degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Under the guidance of Imogen Barford, she graduated with distinction, and was later awarded an Artist Fellowship. Her early harp training began at the age of twelve with Ann Huang at the Hong Kong Music Office and later gained her bachelor in music(hons) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong with Amy Tam. She also held a visiting position at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts under the guidance of Dan Yu. 

Judy currently enjoys a diverse career and performed across Europe and Asia as soloist, chamber, orchestral player and cross-arts collaborator. She has worked with orchestras such as the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Macao Orchestra and the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. She has played in various renowned festivals and Orchestral Academy including the Salzburg Festival (Austria), Schleswig Holstein Festival (Germany), Asian Youth Orchestra, Oslo Chamber Music Festival (Norway), Young Euro Classica (Berlin), City of London Festival, Menton Festival (France), Singapore Harp Festival and 1st Asia Harp Festival etc.

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Programme

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Jacques Ibert

Deux Interludes, for Flute, Violin and Harpsichord

Arnold Bax

Elegiac Trio

André Jolivet

Petite Suite

 

 

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