Intimacy of Creativity 2020: International Call-for-Scores

Deadline: 15 November 2019 16:00

Hailed by the Financial Times as a festival with a “finely hewn sense of craft,” Intimacy of Creativity – The Bright Sheng Partnership: Composers Meet Performers in Hong Kong (IC) returns for another innovative season, from April 20 to May 3, 2020, presented in partnership with the renowned Curtis Institute of Music.

Intimacy of Creativity explores the creative process through public, in-depth Open Discussions on the campus of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), which presents the festival. The revised compositions are formally presented in Preview Concerts at HKUST, and World Premiere Concerts are held in renowned venues in downtown Hong Kong.

The 2020 season continues the two-year partnership between HKUST and the Curtis Institute of Music. IC Founder and Artistic Director Bright Sheng (HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study Helmut and Anna Pao Sohmen Professor-at-Large) is joined by:

  •  Distinguished Guest Artist Roberto Díaz (President and CEO of the Curtis Institute of Music and Grammy-winning violist);
  •  Distinguished Guest Composer David Ludwig (Curtis Chair of Composition Studies, Director of the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble);
  • Ensemble-in-Residence, Curtis 20/21 Ensemble, including: Vera Quartet Quartet-in-Residence at the Curtis Institute of Music);
  • Additional guest artists from Hong Kong.