Musical annotations and programme notes

I have written a number of articles and annotations in print for classical music concerts and recordings, which were made available in Hong Kong and worldwide.

The list of music I have written include (many of which are in both English and Chinese, some are in either English or Chinese alone) :-

  • Arensky: Suite No. 1, Op. 15
  • Bach: French Suite No. 4 in E-flat major, BWV815
  • Bach: French Suite No. 5 in G, BWV816
  • Bach: French Suite No. 6 in E, BWV817
  • Barber: Adagio for Strings
  • Beethoven: Egmont Overture, Op. 84
  • Beethoven: Romance No. 2 in F for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 50
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 2 in D, Op. 36
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F, Op. 68, “Pastoral”
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A, Op. 92
  • Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93
  • Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C major, Op. 56
  • Bennett: Four Piece Suite: Divertimento for two pianos
  • Bernstein: Candide Overture
  • Borodin: Choir and Dance, from Prince Igor
  • Chen Gang: Sunshine on Tashkurgan
  • Chen Gang and He Zhanhao: Violin Concerto – The Butterfly Lovers
  • Chen Yi: Memory
  • Chen Yi: Romance of Hsiao and Ch’in
  • Chen Yi: Tibetan Tunes
  • Chou Wen-chung: The Willows are New
  • Chopin: Trois nouvelles etudes
  • Chopin: Twelve Etudes, Op. 10
  • Chopin: Twelve Etudes, Op. 25
  • Copland: A Lincoln Portrait
  • Dahl: Quodlibet on American Folk Tunes, “The Fancy Blue Devil’s Breakdown”
  • Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85
  • Gershwin: Porgy and Bess Symphonic Picture
  • Glazunov: Chant du ménestrel, Op. 71
  • Glinka: La Séparation, Nocturne
  • Holst: The Planets, suite for large orchestra, Op. 32
  • Keuris: Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra
  • Kraft: Timpani Concerto No. 2, “XIII/The Grand Encounter”
  • Li Zili: Harvest Song of the Fisherman
  • Mozart: Overture to Le Nozze di Figaro, K492
  • Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor, K466
  • Mozart: Sonata in B flat major, K358
  • Prokofiev: Suite to Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64
  • Rachmaninov: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19
  • Rachmaninov: Suite No. 2, Op. 17
  • Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus, Concerto for birds and orchestra
  • Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin
  • Ravel: Sonatine
  • Rubinstein: Melody, Op. 3/1
  • Scarlatti: Sonatas (selection)
  • Bright Sheng: Three Chinese Love Songs
  • Bright Sheng: Seven Tunes Heard in China
  • Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor
  • Tchaikovsky: Andante Cantabile, from String Quartet No. 1 in D, Op. 11
  • Tchaikovsky: Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet
  • Tchaikovsky: Nocturne, Op. 19/4
  • Tchaikovsky: Autumn Song, from Seasons, Op. 37a/10
  • Tchaikovsky: Song Without Word, from Souvenir de Hapsal, Op. 2/3
  • Tchaikovsky: Sweet Dream, from Album for the Young, Op. 39/21
  • Zhou Long: Taiping Drum
  • Zhou Long: Wu Kui
  • Zhou Long: Wild Grass

And I have written for these artists’ concerts and recordings (ordered alphabetically):-

  • Beethoven Orchestra Bonn
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong Chorus
  • The City University of Hong Kong Orchestra
  • Laurence Dreyfus and Phantasm
  • Angela Hewitt
  • Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Colleen Lee
  • Karl Lo
  • Louis Lortie
  • Manhattan–Hong Kong Festival
  • King’s College
  • Artem Konstantinov
  • Aristo Sham
  • Yim Wan

You may CONTACT ME if you wish to commission new writings or get a license of reprint. You may also contact me if you wish to obtain a sample of articles.