Discussions & Masterclasses

07 Mar 2024 03:30 PM
In advance of their performance (March 8, 7:30 PM, Shaw Auditorium), internationally renowned performers from Ensemble Dal Niente (USA) will coach preselected chamber music students in rehearsal of chosen repertoire. Read more
13 Apr 2024 11:30 AM
Ranjani and Gayatri are among the most preeminent musicians in the South Indian Carnatic tradition today. Hosted by HKUST Composer-in-Residence Ilari Kaila, and preceding the vocal duo’s exclusive Hong Kong appearance at the Cosmopolis Festival (7:30 PM, Shaw Auditorium), this round-table event delves into the intricacies of Indian classical music. Read more
14 Apr 2024 09:30 AM
Renowned percussion virtuosos Sri K. Sai Giridhar and Krishna Sriram give select HKUST students a taste of the complex and intricate rhythmic language of South Indian classical music through rudimentary exercises with spoken percussion syllables, or konnakol. Read more
15 Apr 2024 07:30 PM
In advance of their performance, the Yi Xiang Chaozhou Music Ensemble, distinguished representatives of the Teochew xianshi (string poem) tradition from the Chaoshan region in eastern Guangdong, will introduce their instruments and explain the significance of the music within the Teochew subculture. The event will be moderated by ethnomusicologist Dr. Mercedes Dujunco. (In English, with Q&A in Mandarin and English.) Read more