Upcoming Events

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
Concerts
08 Mar 2024 07:30 PM
Ensemble Dal Niente (USA), one of America’s premiere contemporary music groups, will make their Hong Kong debut, performing a diverse program of boundary-pushing acoustic and electroacoustic works. Hailed as “superb” by The New York Times, the Chicago-based ensemble will offer an evening of unique sonic exploration and genre cross-fertilization, with works by Lei Liang, Sarah Nemtsov, and Ilari Kaila, among others. Read more
Discussions / Masterclasses
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
Concerts
13 Apr 2024 07:30 PM
Ranjani and Gayatri (India) are among the most highly acclaimed South Indian Carnatic vocalists in the world. Known for concerts that thrill both lay audiences and connoisseurs, the two sisters have been featured on numerous recordings, television, radio, concerts, lectures, and international festivals. They are accompanied by Vittala Rangan (violin), K. Sai Giridhar (mridangam), and Krishna Sriram (ghatam). Read more
Discussions / Masterclasses
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
Discussions / Masterclasses
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
Concerts
16 Apr 2024 07:30 PM
The Yi Xiang Chaozhou Music Ensemble (China) offers a rare opportunity to hear traditional music of the Teochew people from eastern Guangdong. Comprised of preeminent upholders of Teochew music traditions from the Chaoshan region, the seven-piece ensemble will present a program of string-focused chamber music traditionally referred to as xianshi (“string poems”). Read more
Concerts
20 Apr 2024 07:30 PM
Among the foremost musicians of his generation, the versatile and imaginative pianist Paavali Jumppanen (Finland/Australia) presents an evening of repertoire spanning the last two centuries. Featuring works by Chopin, Debussy, and Bartók, the concert also marks the upcoming centenary of composer Pierre Boulez with whom Mr. Jumppanen worked closely.  The event is free and open to the public. Read more