"A range of wonderful oriental flavours and colours. These pieces are somehow more fluid and personal, compared to many occidental works .."
- Mei Yi Foo
Venue: UCSI Block C & Recital Hall
Time: 10.30am - 6pm
MEI YI FOO in concert
Venue: UCSI Recital Hall
(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
Seung Jae Chung
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
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.