Forthcoming (July 2022): CD publication released by NAXOS – violin and piano works by American composers George Tsontakis, Sebastian Currier, Nathan Currier, and Chen Yi (First Recordings) with pianist Kiu Tung Poon.
October 2022: “An Evening with Patrick Yim and Friends” at the Cosmopolis Festival at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. With pianist Colleen Lee (Chopin Competition prize winner) and cellist Richard Bamping (Principal Cello, Hong Kong Philharmonic). Repertoire: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti ko’u inoa (Asian Premiere), Grieg Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Juri Seo One for solo violin (World Premiere), Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66. Shaw Auditorium at HKUST.
October 2022: Masterclass at the Cosmopolis Festival at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
July 24-August 7, 2022: Faculty Artist at Hunter International Music Festival, Hunter, New York. (http://huntermusicfestival.com/)
July 8-17, 2022: Concertmaster at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Waimea, Hawaii.
June 20-27, 2022: Festival Artist at New Music for Strings Festival, Aarhus Denmark
June 9-19, 2022: Festival Artist at Flatirons Chamber Music Festival, Boulder Colorado. (https://www.flatironschambermusicfestival.com/)
May 10, 2022: World Premiere performance of Hung Wen’s Sword Dance Under the Plum Tree for Solo Violin. Orvis Auditorium at UH Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.
April 28, 2022: Presentation at the University of Hawaii Composers’ Workshop, UH Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.
April 4, 2022: Solo Violin Recital. Repertoire: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti ko’u inoa, Saariaho Nocturne, Bach G Minor Adagio, Ilari Kaila Solitude (US Premiere), Pall Ragnar Palsson Hermitage (US Premiere), Takuma Itoh A Melody From An Unknown Place (US Premiere), Piazzolla Tango Etude No. 3. Orvis Auditorium at UH Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii. (https://manoa.hawaii.edu/music/event/guest-recital-patrick-yim-violin/)
April 1, 2022 (Postponed): “An Evening with Patrick Yim and Friends” at the Cosmopolis Festival at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. With pianist Colleen Lee (Chopin Competition prize winner) and cellist Richard Bamping (Principal Cello, Hong Kong Philharmonic). Repertoire: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti ko’u inoa (Asian Premiere), Grieg Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Juri Seo One for solo violin (World Premiere), Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 66. Shaw Auditorium at HKUST.
March 25-27, 2022 (Postponed): Performances with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble as part of the Hong Kong Arts Festival. Repertoire: Daniel Lo Women Like Us and Chan Hing-Yan Heart of Coral. Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Center.
March 14, 2022: Solo Violin Recital for Midday Oasis at Chung Chi College at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Repertoire: Ilari Kaila Solitude for solo violin (World Premiere), Takuma Itoh A Melody From An Unknown Place (World Premiere) and other solo violin works.
February 14, 2022: Release of Scott Ordway’s Quiet Music for the City of Hong Kong on Acis Productions label. Recorded and commissioned by Patrick Yim and Yinbin Qian, violins. (https://www.acisproductions.com/scottordwayquietmusicforthecityofhongkong)
January 21, 2022 (Postponed): “Loving Home” Chamber Music Concert. Repertoire: Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti ko’u inoa, Takuma Itoh A Melody From An Unknown Place (world premiere), Thomas Osborne The Swaying, Waking Song of the Water, Dvorak Sonatina, op.100, Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor, op. 66. Sung Chan Chang, cello; Megumi Kurachi, piano. Orvis Auditorium at UH Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii.
September 16, 2021: Recital with pianist Jennifer Heemstra. Repertoire: Schumann Märchenbilder, Op. 113, Grieg Sonata No. 3 in C Minor, Beach Romance, Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria, Strauss-Hubay Morgen. Organized by Fairmont State University Community Arts and sponsored by Friends of the Symphony through the Fairmont State University Foundation. Venue: Wallman Hall Theatre at Fairmont State University, WV, USA.
August 6 and 13, 2021: Teaching Faculty at Har Paw ChamberFest 2021. Performances of Brahms Clarinet Quintet, Op. 115, Mozart G Major Duo, K. 423, and Brahms Sextet in Bb Major, Op. 18. Har Paw Music, Tai Hang, Hong Kong.
August 15 and 19, 2021: Artist-in-Residence, New Music for Strings Festival, Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark. Performances of Christopher Wendell Jones thunder shakes the earth, mountains bound the sky, Pall Ragnar Palsson Hermitage, Dai Fujikura Longing from Afar.
Summer 2021: Conductor and Violin Soloist for Senior Strings Orchestra, Hong Kong Youth Music Camp (Organized by the HK Government Music Office). Performance of Grieg Holberg Suite (Mov. 1 and 5), Vivaldi Winter Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (soloist), Dvorak American Quartet, Op. 96 (Finale). Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall. Concert on August 1, 2021.
July 3 and 4, 2021: Performances of Bach in Black Box – The Thunder Bay, Bach BWV 82 and 202, Presented by SingFest Hong Kong, Black Box Theatre, Kwai Tsing Theatre
June 23, 2021: Performance of Beethoven String Trio (Op.3), Violin Sonata in G Major (Op.30 No.3), String Quartet No.13 (Op.130) part of Hong Kong New Music Ensemble: In Dialogue with Beethoven: Crossroads, in partnership with the Goethe Insitut Hong Kong, Hong Kong Arts Center, McAulay Studio.
June 22, 2021: Performance of Austin YIP: This is All About That Monster (2021) for violin, electronics & video, 10’, part of Hong Kong New Music Ensemble: Music and Moving Image 4.0, Hong Kong Arts Center, McAulay Studio.
May 29, 2021: Leader/Guest Concertmaster of the Hong Kong String Orchestra. Chen Qigang L’Eloignement and Fauré Piano Quintet No. 2, Op. 115 with pianist Rachel Cheung, French May Arts Festival, Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Central, Hong Kong
May 14-31, 2021: Hong Kong Arts Festival Online: Performances of Daniel Lo Women Like Us opera
May 15 and 22, 2021: Hong Kong Premiere of Huang Ruo’s A Dust in Time for String Quartet at Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon
May 21, 2021: Franck Violin Sonata with pianist Poon Kiu Tung at Lee Hysan Hall (French May Arts Festival)
April 20-21, 2021: “Virtuosity” Solo Violin Recital featuring works of Paganini, Ysaÿe, Bach, Saariaho, Ma Sicong, and world premieres of works by Daniel Lo, Austin Yip, and Kai-Young Chan. Tai Kwun Center for Heritage and Arts, JC Cube. (In collaboration with Tai Kwun and with support from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council)
March 29, 2021: Recital: “American Masterpieces for Violin and Piano” featuring works by George Tsontakis, Sebastian Currier, Nathan Currier, and Chen Yi. Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall (Organized by HKUST Arts Festival 2021)
March 21 and 28, 2021: World Premiere of Kai-Young Chan Murmurings at the Murray for solo violin and electronics and Páll Ragnar Pálsson Hermitage for solo violin at the Traveling Through Time and Cultures Concert Series. Stanley, Hong Kong (Supported by the HKBUS Community Project Fund of Hong Kong Baptist University)
January 23, 2021: Performance of Schumann Piano Quintet at the Heritage and Music Festival (Organized by Har Paw Music)
December 31, 2020: CD Release: Freespace Mixtape Vol. 3. Includes recordings of Fung Lam “Monologue V” for solo violin and Angel Lam “Mist of Scented Harbour” for solo violin (A project of Freespace at the West Kowloon Cultural District)
December 9 and 16, 2020: Beethoven Recitals at the Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery featuring Serenade, Op. 25, String Trio, Op. 3, and Violin Sonata, Op. 30, No. 3. (Supported by the Goethe-Institut Hong Kong)
November 28, 2020: Solo Violin and Electronics Concert. Online. Solo works by T. Leung, A. Au, A. Lee, and K. Saariaho. Hong Kong Contemporary Music Festival 2020 (Presented by the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild)
October 20, 2020: Virtual Performance at the 2020 MacDowell Benefit performing Yip “inside the mind of…” for violin and electronics (Commissioned by Patrick Yim)
May 2020: Recital at Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore (canceled)
June 2020: Violin Artist at the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival, Boulder, Colorado (postponed)
April 2020: Violin Recital at West Kowloon Cultural District Lau Bak Livehouse (postponed)
March 18, 2020: Recital with Ray-Chou Chang (Concertmaster of the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra) and Joanna Ting (Associate Professor of Piano, National Chiayi University) at National Chiayi University, Taiwan (postponed)
January 14, 2020: University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Composers Workshop Guest Lecture, Honolulu, HI, USA
January 13, 2020: Solo Violin Recital at Mae Zenke Orvis Auditorium, Honolulu, HI. Repertoire: Works for solo violin by YIP, F. LAM, A. LAM, LO, CHEN, BACH, ITOH, and FOUMAI. (Organised by Music at Mānoa; Sponsored by Lion Strings Hong Kong and Ebb and Flow Arts).
January 8, 2020: Interview with Gene Schiller on Hawaii Public Radio – Morning Concert. Honolulu, HI, USA
November 8, 2019: Nostalgia: Violin Recital by Patrick Yim. Repertoire: MA Sicong Nostalgia, Angel LAM Mist of Scented Harbour (2019), Austin YIP Violin Concerto No. 1 (2019), Daniel LO The Catalog: I (A-E) (2019), Fung LAM Monologue V (2019), CHEN Yi Memory, QIN Yong Cheng Seaside Tone Poem, CHEN Gang Sunshine Over Tashkurgan.
August 31, 2019: Recital at 小宇宙劇場 (Little Universe Theatre), Rizhao, Shandong, China
August 30, 2019: Performance and Masterclass at Qufu Normal University 曲阜师范大学，Shandong, China
August 18, 2019: Recital at the Burgh House & Hampstead Museum, London, UK
August 12-15, 2019: Performances at the New Music for Strings Iceland Festival (Repertoire including Chen Yi Memory for solo violin and Angel Lam Mist of Scented Harbour for solo violin), Reykjavik, Iceland
July 30-August 11, 2019: Artist Teacher: Performing and teaching at the Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival, Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, Germany
June 18-19, 2019: Performance and Masterclass at the Summer Music Academy at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Music, Boulder, Colorado, USA
June 14-29, 2019: Performances at the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival, Boulder, Colorado, USA
May 26, 2019: World Premiere of Violin Concerto No. 1, “Generation”, by Austin Yip with HKFWO at Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong.
May 24, 2019: Pre-concert Talk for Hong Kong Philharmonic: Classics Series: Quotation of Dream (Jun Märkl, conductor; Ping & Ting Piano Duo and Michael Wilson, soloists), Hong Kong Cultural Centre
May 3-8, 2019: Recitals with pianist Jennifer Heemstra in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Presented by the Pitch Pipe Foundation. Repertoire includes works by YAO Chen, Austin YIP, Elena KATS-CHERNIN, and Edvard GRIEG (Sonata No. 3).
May 2, 2019: Recital with pianist Jennifer Heemstra at the American University of Sharjah, Dubai, UAE. Repertoire includes works by YAO Chen, Austin YIP, Elena KATS-CHERNIN, and Edvard GRIEG (Sonata No. 3).
April 29-30, 2019: Recitals with pianist Jennifer Heemstra in Kolkata, India, presented by Kolkata Classics. Repertoire includes works by YAO Chen, Austin YIP, Elena KATS-CHERNIN, and Edvard GRIEG (Sonata No. 3). http://kolkataclassics.com/
April 27, 2019: Performance at the Weiwuying National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Kaohsiung, Taiwan) – TIFA Contemporary Music Platform. Works by Daniel LO (Hong Kong), Chia-Ying LIN (Taiwan), LIU Wei-Chih (Taiwan), Lisa ILLEAN (Australia), George BENJAMIN (UK).
April 6-7, 2019: Performances at the Tongyeong International Music Festival 2019 (Repertoire: Juri Seo: Respiri (2016) *Asian Premiere; Peng Liu: Eclipse II (2018) *World Premiere; Donald Reid Womack: Concerto for Geomungo and Ensemble *World Premiere; Daniel Lo: Poids (2019) *World Premiere), Tongyeong Concert Hall, Black Box, Tongyeong, South Korea
March 30, 2019: With composer George Tsontakis and violist Born Lau before performing Tsontakis KnickKnacks for violin and viola (Hong Kong)
March 30, 2019: Performing works by George Tsontakis and Johannes Brahms with violist Born Lau, cellist Richard Bamping, and pianist Yoonie Han
February 18, 2019: With composer George Tsontakis and pianist Kiu Tung Poon after performing the Hong Kong premiere of George Tsontakis’ “Three Sighs, Three Variations” at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
January 26 and 27, 2019: Performances of Brahms Violin Concerto
December 1, 2018: Saturday Music Platform (Presented by Kung Music Workshop & Tai Kwun Center for Heritage and Art), 4:00-6:00pm, Tai Kwun Laundry Steps (10 Hollywood Rd., Central).
November 21, 2018: Performance and Masterclass at The Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK) with pianist Alan Chu and cellist Karey Ho
November 10-11, 2018: Asian Premiere Performances of composer Du Yun’s 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera “Angel’s Bone” as part of the New Vision Arts Festival 2018, Kwai Tsing Theatre, Hong Kong
November 1, 2018: Concert featuring Joel Smirnoff (violin), Patrick Yim (violin), Born Lau (viola), Samuel Ericsson (cello), and Rachel Cheung (piano)
September 30, 2018: Seoul International Computer Music Festival 2018. Performance of Austin Yip’s Miles Upon Miles for violin and electronics (commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim). Jayu Theater, Seoul Arts Center. Website: http://computermusic.asia/
September 21, 2018: Romanza: Concert with Born Lau, viola, and Kawai Chan, piano, featuring works by Brahms, C. Schumann, R. Schumann, and the premiere performance of Kai-Young Chan’s Away Alone Aloft for solo violin. Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Lecture Hall, 8:00pm. Tickets: http://www.urbtix.hk/internet/eventDetail/36463
September 16-19, 2018 performing with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble 香港創樂團:
The Hong Kong New Music Ensemble’s first collaboration with one of the world’s leading living composers, Unsuk Chin.
16.09.2018 (日 Sun) 14:00
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
18.09.2018 (二 Tue) 15:15
Academic Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
19.09.2018 (三 Wed) 19:30
He Luting Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
August 11-24, 2018: Artist-in-Residence at New Music for Strings Festival 2018 (Aarhus and Copenhagen, Denmark, and Reykjavík, Iceland)
July 2018: Performance of Austin Yip’s “Miles Upon Miles” for violin and electronics at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival.
July 1-16, 2018: Rushmore Music Festival at Black Hills State University
June 14-30, 2018: Flatirons Chamber Music Festival (Boulder, CO)
May 31, 2018: Hong Kong Composers’ Guild
May 8, 2018: Looking forward to performing in the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble’s 10th Season Closing Concert, 風的影子 “Shadow of Wind”! Programme features works by Steve Hui, M. Arham Aryadi, Chinary Ung, and Zhu Shirui.
May 5, 2018:
New video from the recently concluded “The Spirit of the Adventurers” Concert Series at the Hong Kong Museum of History in which I premiered three new pieces for solo violin by composers Austin Yip (Hong Kong), Michael-Thomas Foumai (Honolulu), and Yao Chen (Beijing). See more video here.
February 27, 2018:
Here are a few photos from the recently concluded “The Spirit of the Adventurers” Concert Series at the Hong Kong Museum of History in which I premiered three new pieces for solo violin by composers Austin Yip (Hong Kong), Michael-Thomas Foumai (Honolulu), and Yao Chen (Beijing).
February 24, 2018:
Very excited to perform composer Yao Chen’s “grotesque, quirky and edgy” (to use the composer‘s own words) new piece for solo violin entitled “Miles upon Miles”! Concert is Sunday, Feb. 25, at 3pm at the Hong Kong Museum of History. Full programme details below.
沈其昌 – 瀛州古調《小月兒高》
Kum Hei Ching, pipa
Yao Chen: Miles upon Miles
I. Silk Road
II. Buddhist Mantra
Patrick Yim, violin
Yan Yuen Ling, Zhang
Claude Debussy, String Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
II. Assez vif et bien rythmé
Patrick Yim, violin
Tang Choi Yi Joyce, violin
Cheung Young Two, viola
Fong Ho Man, cello
February 9, 2018:
I’m looking forward to the second concert of The Spirit Of The Adventurers Concert Series in which I will perform ”Relics” – a fantastic new piece for solo violin by composer Michael-Thomas Foumai! The concert will be held at the Hong Kong Museum of History this Saturday, February 10 at 12pm. Complete program information below.
January 22, 2018:
I’m very much looking forward to the first in a series of three concerts complementing the wonderful “Miles upon Miles: World Heritage along the Silk Road” exhibition at the Hong Kong Museum of History! At this first concert (Sunday, January 28 at 3pm), I will perform a new work for amplified violin and electronics by composer Austin Yip. Hope to see you there!
Performance of the Max Bruch Scottish Fantasy in Zhuhai, China (November 2017):
Very much enjoyed the concert on November 6, 2017 at Hong Kong City Hall with pianist Alan Chu and the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong!
Patrick Yim and Collegium Musicum Hong Kong performing Mozart Violin Concerto No. 3, K. 216:
Guest Director of Collegium Musicum Hong Kong performing the Lou Harrison Pipa Concerto with pipa virtuoso Wu Man (October 2017):
Poster for concert at Hong Kong City Hall Theatre (November, 2017):