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Duo Recital

09 Jan

Duo Recital

Charles Ng and Annie Yuen 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm

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Charles NG was regarded as one of the most prominent and active young classical saxophonist in Hong Kong. NG was given performances with various chamber groups, wind ensembles and orchestras as well as being featured as a soloist. After graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with Associate Degree in Music, he pursues his studiy in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Saxophone Performance under the tutelage of Mr. Michael Campbell, and has been exchange student of the Taipei National University of the Arts as a student of Saxophonist Jia-Shou Tsai.

After his debut recital at the Hong Kong Academy for performing Arts, he was invited to give recital at the Escola de Música do Conservatório Nacional in Lisbon, Portugal. He won the title of “Young Music Maker 2011” in a competition held by Radio Television Hong Kong, recorded a CD and did a series of broadcasting in radio and TV programmes. In the same year, he was invited to Cambodia to do a series of performances, including a national television and broadcast fund-raising charity concert. In 2013, along with saxophonist Kuan-Wen Chen, founder of MIT saxophone ensemble, they had a concert tour in asia and they were invited to give masterclass at Mahidol University MCGP in Thailand.

NG was the Saxophone section leader of “World Youth Wind Orchestra”, the official representative wind orchestra of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles(WASBE) meeting 2011 in Jia-yi, Taiwan. He is currently a musician of numerous professional ensembles such as the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hong Kong Wind Philharmonia and Hong Kong Saxophone Ensemble.

Charles Ng is now perusing his masters study in Vienna, where he was accepted in to the masters program of Konservatorium Wien, Class of Lars Mlekusch. 


Hong Kong pianist Annie YUEN received her Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree in Music with First Class Honours from the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), where she studied with Carol Yu and Nancy Loo. She was named the winner of HKBU Annual Concerto Competition in 2010 performing Rachmaninov’s second piano concerto and was given Audience Choice Award. Later on, she continued to study with Nancy Loo in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. Recently, Annie finished her Master degree in Manhattan School of Music in New York under the tutelage of Jeffrey Cohen. During her studies, she played in master classes conducted by Nelita True, Edward Auer, Jean-Paul Sévilla and Collin Stones.

Annie is a keen accompanist and she has rich experiences to work with different musicians and chamber groups. She studied chamber music with Heasook Rhee and Gerald Robbins. She has worked with students of Lucie Robert, Robert Langevin, Marion Feldman and Paul Cohen. She also plays the organ, passed LTCL (recital) with distinction and has performed in Hong Kong Cultural Centre. She now leads a rewarding life of teaching and performing.

PROGRAM

Roger Boutry

Divertimento

Maurice Ravel

Pavane pour une infante défunte

Lars Erik Larsson

Saxophone Concerto 2nd Movement

Fernande Decruck

Sonata for Saxophone and Piano

Jean Matitia

Crazy Rag for Saxophone and Piano

 

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