Conducted by the violin virtuoso Gian Paolo Peloso, Senior Lecturer (Strings) at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and internationally recognized concert performer, the workshop will feature students of string instruments desiring to enrich their knowledge through in-depth discussion on styles and skills.
Mr. Peloso will select 8 registrants to play their music and discuss and give advice to them during the workshop through an audition. You are invited to share by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a downloadable link of a 3-minute video recording of a music performance by yourself for Mr. Peloso’s consideration.
The deadline of the submission is now extended to Oct 31 and the quota is 30. Act fast to get a place!
Registrants selected by Mr. Peloso will receive a confirmation email.
Other registrants are welcome to join the workshop as an audience.
Co-organizer: Italian Cultural Institute in Hong Kong
Gian Paolo Peloso is regarded as one of the most accomplished Italian violinists. He has studied with some of the finest pedagogues of the 20th century, including the legendary Ruggiero Ricci, Viktor Tretyakov, Ivry Gitlis, Igor Ozim, Viktor Pikaisen, and Pierre Amoyal. Peloso made his debut at the age of ten under the direction of composer Luciano Berio. He has performed internationally in Europe, Asia, and the US as a soloist with orchestras, in recitals, and in chamber music concerts. He has been regularly invited to participate in the Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival in Finland, the Martha Argerich Festival in Switzerland, and has made appearances at the Societa dei Concerti in Milan, the Moscow International House of Music, the Singapore Sun Festival, the Archipel Festival in Geneva, the Hong Kong Musicus Fest, the Cannes Festival in France, and the Weill Recital Hall in New York. He has toured extensively with the Camerata de Lausanne and performed chamber music with Sofia Gubaidulina, Mark Lubotsky, Vladimir Mendelssohn, and Bruno Canino. Appointed Violin Professor at the Conservatory of Music of Neuchatel in Switzerland, he has recorded sonatas by Saint-Saens and Poulenc for the National Swiss Radio. Peloso is a Sony Classical artist, and has recorded in New York Sonatas by Respighi Busoni, and Faure (complete Sonatas) with pianist Bruno Canino. Peloso is presently on faculty at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and plays a Matteo Goffriller violin of 1710.