Performances

2019

November 8, 2019: Nostalgia: Violin Recital by Patrick Yim. Repertoire: Ma Sicong Nostalgia for violin and piano (7’), Angel Lam Mist of Scented Harbour for solo violin, I. Agarwood, II. Chrysanthemum Garden, III. Metropolis (commissioned by Patrick Yim) (World Premiere of III. Metropolis) (15’), Austin Yip Violin Concerto No. 1 “Generation” with cadenza Omega (Concerto and Omega commissioned by Patrick Yim) (World Premiere of Omega) [Score published by Donemus Publishing] (16’), Qin Yongcheng Seaside Tone Poem for violin and piano (8’), Chen Yi Memory for solo violin (5’), Fung Lam Monologue V for solo violin (commissioned by Patrick Yim) (World Premiere Performance) (5’), Daniel Lo The Catalogue I: A-E for solo violin (commissioned by Patrick Yim) (World Premiere Performance) (5’), Chen Gang Sunshine Over Taxkurgan for violin and piano(8’). Venue: Academic Community Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

November 1, 2019: Contemporary Classical Music Exchange Programme Concert. Repertoire: Liu Wei-chih Builders of Light II (2019) (World Premiere) (15’), Lin Chia-ying ISOLARION (2018) (15’), Daniel Lo Poids (2019) (15’). Organized by West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; co-presented with Spotlight Taiwan, Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan). Venue: The Room, West Kowloon Freespace, Hong Kong.

October 24, 2019: Recital at the Aini Opera and Ballet Theatre (Tajik State Opera and Ballet Theatre) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra. Repertoire: Grieg Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Beach Romance (7’), Gershwin/trans. Heifetz An American in Paris (5’), Schoenfield Cafe Music II. Andante Moderato (5’), Debussy Violin Sonata I. Allegro vivo (4’), Chen The Sun Shines on Tashikuergan (7’30”). Sponsored by Somon Air, Dushanbe Serena Hotel, Pitch Pipe Foundation, and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tajikistan.

October 22, 2019: Recital at the American Embassy Cultural Center with pianist Jennifer Heemstra. Repertoire: Grieg Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Beach Romance (7’), Gershwin/trans. Heifetz An American in Paris (5’), Debussy Violin Sonata I. Allegro vivo (4’), Chen The Sun Shines on Tashikuergan (7’30”). Venue: American Embassy Cultural Center (American Councils), Dushanbe, Tajikistan

October 18 and 19, 2019: Two Performances at the 22nd Beijing Music Festival of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Angel’s Bone by composer Du Yun and librettist Royce Vavrek (with composer and librettist in attendance). Chamber opera instrumentation: vn, vla, vlc, lute, fl, ob, cl, trp, tb, perc. 90’. Julian Wachner, conductor. Venue: Poly Theatre, Beijing, China

September 13, 2019: Violin Duo Recital – “Chinese Inspirations: A Recital of New Works for Two Violins” with Yinbin Qian. Repertoire: Christopher Wendell Jones thunder shakes the earth, mountains bind the sky (2019) for two violins (6’) [World Premiere Performance] (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Scott Ordway Quiet Music for the City of Hong Kong (2019) for two violins (6’) [World Premiere Performance] (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Kai-Young Chan Echoes of the Autumn Night (2018) for two violins (6’30”) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Sun Chang Air (2019) for two violins (8’) [World Premiere Performance] (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Shen Yiwen Duello (2019) for two violins (5’) [World Premiere Performance] (commissioned by Patrick Yim). Venue: Recital Hall, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR

August 31, 2019: Violin and Piano Recital – “Devastating Beauty”. Repertoire: Kreisler Tempo di Minuetto (4’), Chen Yi Fisherman’s Song (4’), Ma Sicong Nostalgia (6’), Ma Sicong Dragon Lantern Dance (4’), Yao Chen Silk Road (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Angel Lam Mist of Scented Harbour (7’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Bolcom Graceful Ghost Rag (6’), Gershwin/Heifetz An American in Paris (5’), Chen and He Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto (6’). Sponsored by 日照海峡国际旅行社,丁杨琴行,and 日照市小提琴 学会. Venue: Little Universe Theatre, Rizhao, Shandong, China

August 18, 2019: Violin and Piano Recital – “From Schumann to Contemporary China”. Repertoire: Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Yao Chen Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Chen Yi Fisherman’s Song (5’) with Prof. Susan Chan (Portland State University), Christoph Ehrenfellner “A strange encounter…” (8’) for violin, flute, and piano, Dvorak Sonatina Op. 100 for violin and piano (20’). Presented by Syntempo. Venue: Burgh House, Hampstead, London, UK

August 12 and 14, 2019: Solo performances at the New Music for Strings Iceland Festival. Repertoire: Chen Yi Memory for solo violin (5’) (with composer in attendance) and Angel Lam Mist of Scented Harbour for solo violin (7’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim). Venue: Mengi, Reykjavik, Iceland

August 3, 2019: Solo performance at the Sulzbach-Rosenberg International Music Festival “Meisterkonzert der Künstler und Professoren.” World Premiere of Angel Lam Mist of Scented Harbour for solo violin (7’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim) and performance of Chen Yi Memory for solo violin (5’). Reviewed by the Sulzbach-Rosenberger Zeitung. Venue: Konzertsaal des Rathauses, Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Germany

June 18 and 19, 2019: Masterclass and Performance with Prof. Andrew Cooperstock (Professor of Piano at the University of Colorado at Boulder) of Gershwin/Heifetz An American in Paris for violin and piano (6’) and Yao Chen: Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim) at the Summer Music Academy hosted by the University of Colorado at Boulder – College of Music. Venue: Grusin Music Hall, CU Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA

June 22, 23, 26, and 29, 2019: Four chamber music performances at the Flatirons Chamber Music Festival. Repertoire: Dvorak “American” Quartet (27’), Britten Three Divertimenti for String Quartet (11’), Benjamin Park In Determination for Piano Quintet (16’), Benjamin Park Overture to Pinocchio for String Sextet (6’), and the US premiere of Kai-Young Chan Echoes of the Autumn Night for two violins (6’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim) with Natalie Lin (vln), Deborah Song (vln), Morten Lyngs (vln), Kerry Kavalo (vla), Celia Hatton (vla), Jamie Clark (cl), Kenny Lee (cl), Sophie Scolnik-Brower (pno). Venues: Ruby Red Farm, eTown Hall, and Gordon Gamm Theatre at the Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, Colorado, USA

May 26, 2019: Violin Soloist in the world premiere performance of Austin Yip Violin Concerto No. 1 “Generation” (15’) (co-commissioned by Patrick Yim and the Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra) with Fanny Ma (conductor) and the Hong Kong Festival Wind Orchestra. Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

May 8, 2019: Recital performance at the Shahidi School of Music, Dushanbe, Tajikistan of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Shahidi Folk Song for violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Kreisler Tempo di Minuetto for violin and piano (4’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Ponce/Heifetz Estrellita for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by the Pitch Pipe Foundation in association with the Shahidi School of Music, with sponsorship by Somon Air and the Dushanbe Serena Hotel)

May 7, 2019: Recital performance at the American Space and Makerspace, Dushanbe, Tajikistan of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Shahidi Folk Song for violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Ungar Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano (6’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Ponce/Heifetz Estrellita for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by the Pitch Pipe Foundation in association with American Councils, with sponsorship by Somon Air, American Space Dushanbe, and the Dushanbe Serena Hotel)

May 6, 2019: Recital performance at the Ishmaili Center, Dushanbe, Tajikistan of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Lefkowitch Dark Eyes for violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Gardel Por una cabeza for violin and piano (6’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Kreisler Tempo di Minuetto for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by the Pitch Pipe Foundation in association with IRODA, with sponsorship by Somon Air, IRODA, and the Dushanbe Serena Hotel)

May 5, 2019: Recital performance at the Bactria Cultural Centre, Dushanbe, Tajikistan of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Yao Chen Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Myco Elegy violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Ungar Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano (6’), Ponce/Heifetz Estrellita for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by the Pitch Pipe Foundation in association with the Bactria Cultural Centre, with sponsorship by Somon Air and the Dushanbe Serena Hotel)

May 3, 2019: Recital performance at the Residence of the US Ambassador to Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Tajikistan of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Myco Elegy violin and piano (4’), Ungar Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano (6’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (With sponsorship by Somon Air, Pitch Pipe Foundation, and the Dushanbe Serena Hotel)

May 2, 2019: Recital performance at the Art Rotunda Hall of the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Yao Chen Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Myco Elegy violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Ungar Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano (6’), Ponce/Heifetz Estrellita for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by the American University of Sharjah Performing Arts Program)

April 30, 2019: Recital performance at the Goethe – Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Kolkata, India of Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C Minor (25’), Shostakovich/arr. Gluzman Jazz Suite No. 1 for violin and piano (9’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Myco Elegy for violin and piano (4’), Elena Kats-Chernin Eliza Aria from Wild Swans Ballet for violin and piano (5’), Ungar Ashokan Farewell for violin and piano (6’), Gershwin Embraceable You for violin and piano (4’), Ponce/Heifetz Estrellita for violin and piano (4’) with pianist Jennifer Heemstra (https://www.jheemstra.com/about.html) (Presented by Kolkata Classics in association with the Goethe – Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, with sponsorship by Hyatt Regency Kolkata, Pitch Pipe Foundation, and The Telegraph T2)

April 27, 2019: Performance at the Weiwuying Contemporary Music Platform at the Weiwuying Recital Hall, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Repertoire: Chia-Ying LIN: Viaggio della Seta (2017) (15’) (vln), Daniel LO: Poids (2018/19) (15’) (vln I), LIU Wei-Chih: The Fire of Zhu-Que (2014) (10’) (vln), Lisa ILLEAN: Cantor (2017) (15’) (vln), George BENJAMIN: At First Light (1982) (20’) (vln I) with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (Presented by Weiwuying, National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts)

April 7, 2019: Performance at the Tongyeong International Music Festival at the Tongyeong Concert Hall Black Box, Tongyeong, South Korea. Repertoire: Isang Yun Teile dich Nacht (1980) (15’) (vln I) with soprano Yeree Suh, Donald Reid Womack Concerto for Geomungo and Ensemble (2019) (15’) (vln I) (World Premiere with composer in attendance), Daniel Lo Poids (2018/19) (15’) (vln I) (World Premiere with composer in attendance) with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (Presented by Tongyeong International Music Festival)

April 6, 2019: Performance at the Tongyeong International Music Festival Asian Composers Showcase at the Tongyeong Concert Hall Black Box, Tongyeong, South Korea. All composers in attendance. Repertoire: Juri Seo Respiri for string quartet (2016) (10’) (vln I) (Asian Premiere), Peng Liu Eclipse II (2018) (15’) (vln I) (World Premiere), Chin Ting Chan Double Exposure (2017) (15’) (vln) with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (Presented by Tongyeong International Music Festival)

March 30, 2019: Chamber music performance with Richard Bamping, Born Lau, and Yoonie Han at the Sai Kung Sound Collective Opening Gala Concert at the Hong Kong Academy Theatre, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, of George Tsontakis KnickKnacks for violin and viola (12’) (with composer in attendance) and Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3 in C Minor (36’) (Presented by the Sai Kung Sound Collective and the Hong Kong Academy)

March 21, 2019: Recital performance at the UIC Performance Theatre, United International College, Zhuhai, China, of Chen Yi Fisherman’s Song for violin and piano (4’), Yao Chen Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Chen Yi Memory for solo violin (4’), Austin Yip Sancai for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Chen Yi From Old Peking Folklore for violin and piano (5’), Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G Major for violin and piano (25’), Brahms Sonatensatz (6’) with pianist Jacqueline Leung (Presented and organized by the United International College Division of Culture and Creativity)

February 19, 2019: Chamber Music Performance at the Hong Kong City Hall for the Hong Kong Sinfonietta “Good Music This Lunch” Series of Felix Mendelssohn Piano Trio No. 2 in C Minor (30’) with Alan Chu (pno) and Karey Ho (cl) (Presented by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta)

February 18, 2019: Recital performance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Chung Chi College Chapel as part of the “Midday Oasis” Series of Yao Chen Silk Road for solo violin (5’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim), Chen Yi Memory for solo violin (4’), and George Tsontakis Three Sighs, Three Variations for violin and piano (1981) (14’) (Hong Kong Premiere with composer in attendance) with pianist Kiu Tung Poon (Presented by the Chinese University of Hong Kong)

January 26 and 27, 2019: Four performances as violin soloist in the Brahms Violin Concerto (40’) and concertmaster for Sibelius Symphony No. 3 (30’) at the Tung Lin Kok Yuen Temple with conductor Wilson Ng and the Gustav Mahler Orchestra (Presented by Tung Lin Kok Yuen)

January 11, 2019: World Premiere Performances of Richard Tsang Straw Dogs – Fantasy for String Quartet and Two Percussionists (15’) and Austin Yip Victoria Impression (13’) (co-commissioned by Patrick Yim) with violinist Min-Jeong Koh (First Prize Winner at the Banff International String Quartet Competition), cellist Adrian Fung (Second Prize Winner at the Banff International String Quartet Competition, Felix Ungar (vla), Louis Siu (per), Scott Verduin (per) at the Toolbox International Creative Academy Closing Concert, Y-Theatre, Youth Square, Chai Wan, Hong Kong (Presented by Toolbox Percussion)

January 7, 2019: Recital performance of Austin Yip Miles Upon Miles for amplified violin and electronics (14’) (commissioned by Patrick Yim) and Chi Hin Leung Across the Taoist Doctrines for violin and marimba (8’) (co-commissioned by Patrick Yim) with composers in attendance at the Toolbox International Creative Academy Opening Concert, Y-Studio, Youth Square, Chai Wan, Hong Kong

2018

December 1, 2018: Solo performance at the Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts Saturday Music Program (presented by Kung Music Workshop & Tai Kwun Center for Heritage and Art), Programme of works commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim: Kai-Young Chan: Away Alone Aloft for solo violin (7’); Austin Yip: Sancai (from Miles Upon Miles) for solo violin (4’); Yao Chen: Silk Road (from Miles Upon Miles) for solo violin (4’30’’); Michael-Thomas Foumai: Jump Dancer (from Relics) for solo violin (2’), Tai Kwun Laundry Steps (10 Hollywood Rd., Central)

November 21, 2018: Chamber Music Performance and Masterclass at Education University of Hong Kong, Tai Po, Hong Kong. Repertoire: Beethoven Piano Trio in C Minor, Op. 1, No. 3, violin, 30’. With Mr. Alan Chu and Ms. Karey Ho.  (Presented by the Education University of Hong Kong)

November 12 and 16, 2018: “Piazzolla Passion” Concerts featuring music of Piazzolla. Repertoire: Histoire du Tango, violin, 20’; Oblivion, violin, 4’; Invierno and Primavera from Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas, violin, 15’; World Premiere performances of Ian Ng Blush for solo violin (commissioned by Patrick Yim), 6’. Two performances: Fringe Club Dairy (Central, HK) – November 12, 2018 and Hong Kong Baptist University (Kowloon Tong) – November 16, 2018. Sponsored by the Consulate General of the Argentine Republic, Parsons Music, and Art Mate.

November 10-11, 2018: Asian Premiere (two performances) at the New Vision Arts Festival of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Angel’s Bone by composer Du Yun and librettist Royce Vavrek (with composer and librettist in attendance). Chamber opera instrumentation: vn, vla, vlc, lute, fl, ob, cl, trp, tb, perc. 120’. Kwai Tsing Theatre (Kwai Fong). Presented by HKSAR Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

November 1, 2018: Concert with Juilliard Violin Faculty Joel Smirnoff, Samuel Ericsson (cello), Felix Ungar (viola), and Rachel Cheung (piano). Repertoire: World Premiere of Joel Smirnoff Food and Ancestry (commissioned by Patrick Yim), 1st violin, 7’30”; World Premiere of Kai-Young Chan Echoes of the Autumn Night for two violins (commissioned by Patrick Yim), 1st violin, 7’30”; J.S. Bach Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043, 1st violin, 17’; Robert Schumann Piano Quintet in E flat Major, Op. 44, 1st violin, 33. Composers in attendance. Academic Community Hall of Hong Kong Baptist University. Sponsored by the Institute of Creativity and the Hung Hin Shiu Charitable Foundation.

October 19, 2018: “Sonic Explorations: A Concert of Electro-acoustic Music” Repertoire: Austin Yip Miles Upon Miles for violin and electronics (commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim), 13’. Recital Hall at Hong Kong Baptist University.

October 12, 2018: Recital with violinist-composer Anne Sophie Andersen. Repertoire: Simon Steen-Andersen Study for String Instrument No. 1, viola, 6’; World Premiere of Anne Sophie Andersen Lebhaft for two violins (commissioned by Patrick Yim), violin, 5’. Recital Hall at Hong Kong Baptist University. Commission supported by S.C. Van Fonden (Denmark).

September 30, 2018: Solo Performance at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival of Austin Yip Miles Upon Miles for violin and electronics (commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim), 13’. Jayu Theatre, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul. (Presented by the Seoul International Computer Music Festival)

September 21, 2018: “Romanza” Concert. Repertoire: World Premiere of Kai-Young Chan Away Alone Aloft for solo violin (commissioned by Patrick Yim), 8’; Austin Yip III. Sancai from Miles Upon Miles (commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim), 4’30”; Clara Schumann Romance No. 1, 4’; Josef Suk Love Song, 7’; Schumann Märchenerzählungen for violin, viola, and piano, 17’. Commissioned composers in attendance. Sheung Wan Civic Centre, Lecture Hall. Presented by Kawai Chan and sponsored by Tom Lee Music.

September 18-19, 2018: Performances with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble at the 11th Shanghai New Music Week; Repertoire: Isang Yun Quintet for flute and string quartet, 1st violin, 24’ (China premiere); Qian Shenying Family Letter for ensemble, violin, 9’ (world premiere with composer in attendance); Toshio Hosokawa Landscape VI “Cloudscapes”, 1st violin, 16’ (China premiere); Unsuk Chin Gougalon (Scenes from a Street Theater), 2nd violin, 25’ (China premiere with composer in attendance); Unsuk Chin Double Concerto, 1st violin, 20’ (China premiere with composer in attendance); Academic Community Hall and He Luting Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Shanghai, China, (Presented by the Shanghai New Music Week

August 2018: Performances (Bartok Divertimento, Romanian Folk Dances) at Musikhuset, Symfonisk Sal (Aarhus, Denmark) and Studiescenen at the Royal Danish Academy of Music (Copenhagen, Denmark) and Harpa Concert Hall (Reykjavik, Iceland) with concertmaster Eugene Drucker (Emerson String Quartet)

August 2018: Solo performance at National Museum of Denmark (The Danish Music Museum), performed Bach E Major Preludio and excerpts from Yip “Miles Upon Miles,” Yao Chen “Miles Upon Miles,” and Foumai “Relics”, Copenhagen, Denmark, August 2018

July 18, 2018: Solo performance of Austin Yip’s “Miles Upon Miles” for solo violin and electronics (13’) (2018, commissioned and premiered by Patrick Yim in January 2018) at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, New York City, New York, USA (Presented by the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival)

July 1-16, 2018: Rushmore Music Festival 2018: Chamber music performances: Brahms C Minor Trio (25’) and Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence (35’), Spearfish and Rapid City, SD, USA,

June 2018: Colorado Public Radio – recording for broadcast on CPR Centennial Sounds podcast (posted September 7, 2018: https://www.cpr.org/classical/story/colorado-and-ugly-politics-inspired-benjamin-parks-for-purple-mountains), Benjamin Park “For Purple Mountains” for clarinet quintet, 1st violin, 10’, (premiere given June 2017, Patrick Yim, 1st violin), Denver, CO, USA

June 14-20, 2018: Flatirons Chamber Music Festival 2018: Chamber music performances: Ravel String Quartet (vln I) (30’), Schumann Piano Quintet (vln II) (33’), Schoenberg Verklarte Nacht (vln II) (26’), Benjamin Park “Thoughts and Prayers” (World Premiere) (15’) and “For Purple Mountains” (15’), Boulder, CO, USA

May 31, 2018: Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, “Asian Tradition, Asian Contemporary: Japan – Hong Kong Exchange Concert”, Performance of works by Kai-Young Chan and Chris Hung, Hong Kong City Hall Theatre

May 21, 2018: Boulanger Sisters Tribute Concert at The University of Hong Kong – University Museum and Art Gallery

May 9, 2018: Hong Kong New Music Ensemble 10th Season Closing Concert, 風的影子 “Shadow of Wind”. Performance of works by M. Arham Aryadi (World Premiere) and Chinary Ung, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Amphitheatre, Hong Kong

March 28, 2018: Music With Feathers: Collegium Musicum Hong Kong at Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Shostakovich Chamber Symphony Op. 110, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4, III. Rondo (Jenny Tsang, piano), conductor

January 28, 2018, February 10, 2018, and February 25, 2018: Spirit of the Adventurers Concert Series at the Hong Kong Museum of History Special Exhibition: “Miles Upon Miles: World Heritage along the Silk Road”, Commission and World Premiere Performances of Austin Yip “Miles Upon Miles” (13 minutes) (now published and commercially available by Donemus Publishing), Michael-Thomas Foumai “Relics” (22 minutes), Yao Chen “Miles Upon Miles” (12 minutes), performance with HKBU students of Debussy String Quartet, Op. 10, 26’, Press mentions in Ming Pao (February 8, 2018) and U Magazine (February 9, 2018)

February 17, 2018: Hong Kong Flying High-Taking Off at Tung Chung, Colorful Piano Performance Concert Series, Performance with Dr. Mary Wu at Hong Kong International Airport, Mozart K. 454 and Brahms A Major Sonata

2017

December 11, 2017: Concert of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area Music Education and Arts Development Alliance, Performance of Smetana Aus der Heimat with pianist Linda Yim at the Chamber Music Hall of Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangdong, China,

December 10, 2017: Recital (with pianist Linda Yim) and Violin/Chamber Music Masterclass at 中山大学 SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY, Guangzhou, China,

November 25, 2017: Concert for UIC New Campus Inauguration Celebration, Violin soloist, Bruch Scottish Fantasy with Hong Kong Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, at UIC University Hall, United International College, Zhuhai, China (Organized by UIC Division of Culture and Creativity)

November 6, 2017: Magnificent Bows and Strings Recital Series: Violinist Patrick Yim and Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, , Hong Kong City Hall Theatre, Repertoire: Smetana: Aus der Heimat; Grieg: Sonata No. 3, Op. 45; Mozart:  Violin Concerto No. 3, K. 216 (solo violin); Grieg: Holberg Suite (concertmaster/leader)

Oct. 23, 2017: Violin and Piano Duo Recital (with Alan Chu, piano) and Chamber Music Masterclass at Education University of Hong Kong

Oct. 13, 2017: HKBU Belt and Road Public Lecture and Concert Series: Lou Harrison Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra (1997), Wu Man and Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, 26 min., Guest Music Director and Concertmaster – Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, Academic Community Hall, HKBU,  (Sponsored by The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hung Hin Shiu Charitable Foundation)