"A range of wonderful oriental flavours and colours. These pieces are somehow more fluid and personal, compared to many occidental works .."

 

- Mei Yi Foo

COMPOSERS SEMINAR

Venue: UCSI Block C & Recital Hall

Time: 10.30am - 6pm

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MEI YI FOO in concert

Venue: UCSI Recital Hall

Time: 8pm

(7.15  Pre-concert Talk)

Tazul Tajuddin Kabus Pantun *

Adeline Wong Herringbone *

 

Raja Mohamad Alif Dol Said

Samuel Cho Vatni

Choke Yuan Teng The Woodcutter's Song

Chow Jun Yan In the Absence of Silence
Chow Jun Yi Deep in the City

Lee Chie Tsang Sympathetic [re]sonance

C H Loh Morning at Klang Harbour

 

Announcement of winners 

* showcase works

About Mei Yi Foo

Winner of the 2013 BBC Music Magazine’s Best Newcomer award, Mei Yi Foo is recognised internationally as an innovative pianist with a diverse and eclectic repertoire. A prolific concert soloist, Mei Yi has appeared with orchestras worldwide, garnering rave reviews from The Times, Independent, Guardian and more.

“…she sat down at the piano to give us a taster: three little late-20th century dazzlers, impish and poetic. Immediately we were her devoted fans.” The Times

‘“Newcomer triumphs at BBC Music Awards […] Malaysian pianist steals the show […] her genius is now unquestionable’. The Arts Desk

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Guest Judges

Seung Jae Chung

(Korea)

Seung Jae Chung received bachelor’s degree at Seoul National University, nd master’s and doctoral degree at Manhattan School of Music. He has received commissions from Tongyeong International Music Festival, TIMF Ensemble and others.

 

Chung served as a director of electronic music studio at Manhattan School of Music from 1998 to 2000. Currently he is a president of ACL-Korea (Asian Composers League Korea) and professor of department of music at Sangmyung University

Hoh Chung Shih

(Singapore)

Dr Hoh Chung Shih is a composer from Singapore with an emerging international presence with commissions and requests from Asia, Europe and America. He has worked with some of world’s premier contemporary musicians.

He is also a guqin (Chinese 7-string zither) player, sound artist and an interdisciplinary researcher.

 

Hoh is currently the president of the Composers Society of Singapore.