The Intimacy of Creativity 2019

The Bright Sheng Partnership: Composers Meet Performers in Hong Kong


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 22 April to 5 May, 2019, 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 at Preview Concerts on the campus of HKUST, and World Premiere Concerts are held in renowned venues in downtown Hong Kong.

The 2019 season launches a first-ever two-year partnership between HKUST and the Curtis Institute of Music. IC2019 is co-presented by the HKUST School of Humanities and Social Science and HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study together with institutional partner Curtis Institute of Music. The season is presented with support from Helmut and Anna Pao Sohmen in collaboration with Curtis on Tour, the Nina von Maltzahn Global Touring Initiative of the Curtis Institute of Music, and media partners, Radio Television Hong Kong, and Naxos Music Group. Generous support for the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble is provided by the Daniel W. Dietrich II Foundation.

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