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Free Hand Festival 2019

Aug 14, 2019

UCSI Institute of Music, Kuala Lumpur

featuring BBC Music Magazine

'Best Newcomer' award winner 2013

Mei Yi Foo

Congratulations to Samuel Cho and Lee Chie Tsang, the winners of the inaugural Free Hand Festival, who will be writing their commissions for next year's UCSI International Piano Festival & Competition 2020.

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"I believe this concert will prove itself to be a game changer ..."    - Mei Yi Foo

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A celebration of new Malaysian piano works

Enjoy a day of contemporary classical piano compositions, with seminars in the day crowned by a performance by London-based Malaysian pianist Mei Yi Foo in the evening.


The all-Malaysian programme showcases works by Tazul Tajuddin and Adeline Wong, and 7 finalists who will vie for commissions to write the set work for the finalists of the UCSI University International Piano Festival & Competition 2020.


Free Hand 2019 is sponsored by UCSI Music Institute.

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Institute of Music, UCSI University

Recital Hall, Block G

1, Jalan Puncak Menara Gading, Taman Connaught,

56000 Kuala Lumpur

Enter via rear gate (off Persiaran Alam Damai)

Note: Concert goers are advised not to enter via Jln Puncak Menara Gading to avoid jams at the Pasar Malam.

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