CAN: Crossing Paths: Alex Ho, Sun Keting, and Raymond Yiu
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About The Event
Three extraordinary artists in conversation, exploring their artistic practice as well as sharing pre-recorded pieces of their composition.Details
DATE 22nd April 2021Raymond Yiu
The Hong-Kong born, London-based composer, jazz pianist Raymond Yiu is the winner of a BASCA British Composer Award in 2010, and nominated for the same award in 2004, 2012, 2013 and 2018. He has worked with ensembles and artists including Lukas Foss, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Singers, Chroma, Ensemble 10/10, Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, London Sinfonietta and Lontano. The Original Chinese Conjuror was commissioned for the 2006 Aldeburgh Almeida Opera, and Maomao Yü was commissioned by LSO for Lang Lang and the Silk String Quartet. His ‘impressive’ (The Guardian) Symphony was commissioned by the BBC for the 2015 Proms. He was nominated for the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards in 2018 (The World Was Once All Miracle, commissioned for Manchester International Festival 2017) and 2020 (Corner of a Foreign Field, commissioned by Tangram).Alex Ho
Alex Ho is a British-Chinese composer based in London. Winner of the George Butterworth Award 2020, he has composed for the London Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House, and BBC Radio 3. He is studying for a doctorate at the Royal College of Music with a full scholarship.Sun Keting
Sun Keting is a London-based Chinese composer and artist currently studying Ph.D in composition in the Royal Academy of Music. Her recent works focus on performing arts and instrumental sound exploration combining Eastern cultural, spiritual and philosophical elements. In recent years, she received commissions from the London Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Singers, The Riot Ensemble, The Silk Road Ensemble, The Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra and The National Chinese Orchestra Taiwan.