Concert In Dialogue with Beethoven 2020:
THE UNKNOWN

Wed, 23.12.2020

Online

Our Beethoven celebration has moved online, recorded on Beethoven’s birthday last week! This concert features a rarely performed and delightful Serenade by a youthful Beethoven, preceded by Hong Kong composer Charles Kwong’s early chamber work of the same instrumentation, inspired by a dream-like novel by Haruki Murakami. Prefaced in turn by a miniature-homage for electronics by Angus Lee, you can see behind-the-scenes preparation of the final event in this series "Crossroads", which examines extraordinary documents bearing witness to Beethoven’s creative process.

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Programme:
Angus Lee: "Waiting for Ludwig van" (memegraphic tribute to Alexander DeLarge) (2020) for electronics
Charles Kwong: Here the world expires (2012/15) for flute, violin and viola
Ludwig van Beethoven: Serenade Op. 25 (1795-96) for flute, violin and viola
 
Performers:
Angus Lee, flute
Patrick Yim, violin
William Lane, viola
 
Production:
Giorgio Biancorosso & William Lane (co-curators)
Chris Tam (audio)
Kal Ng & New Breed Concept (video)
 
Venue support:
Music Department, University of Hong Kong
 
The third concert “Crossroads” is expected to take place in April 2021 and will be presented in the form of a multimedia concert installation.


 

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