Petrichor, will be played on Dutch radio tonight 8-10pm Dutch Time, which is 1-3pm EST or midnight-2am SGT. This is the live recording played by Orkest de Ereprijs at last year’s Gaudeamus Muziekweek, alongside works by my esteemed YCM14 colleagues Sonja Mutic, Luke Lewis and Fred Le Bel! Here’s the link!
New Commission by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Emily will be writing a new work for the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for their 2014/15 season! The work will be premiered and performed by the SSO with Okko Kamu conducting, on April 10 and 11 2015 at the Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore.
New Commission by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
Emily will be writing a new work for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble! The new work will be premiered by the ensemble on May 31st at the Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley, CA and on June 1st at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco, CA. An additional performance at the de Young […]
Congratulations to all winners at the Singapore International Violin Competition! I was very disappointed not being able to be there for all the wonderful performances by these amazing young violinists, and even more disappointed that I missed the 12 (yes, TWELVE!) live performances of my piece kilo<byte>! Fortunately, technology has saved the day again, and I watched all the recitals and concerts on YouTube! My heartiest congratulations to Sirena Huang, who won Best Performer of my work! Here’s the link to Sirena’s semi-final performance! (The program order is Beethoven, Koh, Faure and Ysaye – my piece starts at 35’52”.)
First Prize: Tseng Yu-Chien
Second Prize: Richard Lin
Third Prize: Sirena Huang
Fourth Prize: Alexandra Conunova
Fifth Prize: Lim Hyun Jae
Sixth Prize: Fedor Rudin
Goh Soon Tioe Violin & Piano Recital: Richard Lin
Best Performer of Commissioned Work: Sirena Huang
Best Performer of Bach: Lim Hyun Jae
Best Performer of Paganini: Sirena Huang
Master Bow by Pierre Guillaume Best Singaporean Performer: Loh Jun Hong
The 12 semi-finalists of the SIVC has been announced! Congratulations Alexandra, Sirena, Petteri, Chisa, Oleksandr, Ryota, Anna, Hyun Jae, Richard, Jun Hong, Fedor and Yu-Chien!
They will all perform my commissioned work for the competition, kilo<byte>, as part of their semi-final recital. It’s not every day that a composer gets one work performed by 12 times by 12 awesome violinists – I must be the luckiest one of all!
Do look out for the recordings of the semi-final recitals on SIVC’s YouTube page!