Performances@Lingnan 2019-2020

Performances@Lingnan 2019-2020


A Clare Benediction – British Choral Music from The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

26 September 2019

The Unit was honoured to host this performance by the renowned international school chorus, The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, from the UK, at the Chan Tak Tai Auditorium, Lingnan University. To kick off the 2019-20 season, they presented choral gems from the Renaissance to the modern 21st Century featuring a thrilling piece that produced unique sounds with glass bottles. An audience of over 500 including the alumni from Oxford and Cambridge University, Lingnan staff and students enjoyed the choral evening.


British Choral Music from The Choir of Clare College


Shaolin Fez featuring Gretchell Yaneza
17 October 2019

The famous local fusion ensemble Shaolin Fez was invited to present a lunchtime concert at Kin Sun Square of the University. The one-hour programme showcased a number of cross-genre music compositions including songs from their own new album. Among the professional group, local singer Gretchell Yaneza gave a fantastic solo performance.

Shaolin Fez


Conference for Higher Education Research & Asian Conference on Liberal Arts 2019
8 November 2019

The Unit was invited by the Vice-President to organize a mini-performance for the Conference co-hosted by Lingnan University, the Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership and the International Academic Forum, for over 200 scholars and postgraduate students from 30 countries. The event was held in the Art Gallery, showcasing cross-cultural music-making with Asian and Western instruments. A Kazahk student, Aruzhan Zhumagulova, first performed on the traditional Kazahk music instrument Dombra. Then, Prof. Ip Kimho on the cello with three students on the violins and double bass performed the specially re-arranged jazz versions of Bach’s Double Violin Concerto in D as a string ensemble that demonstrated an impressive teacher-student collaboration.

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Asia Pacific Advanced Network Virtual Meeting & Conference
3 August 2020

The Joint Universities Computer Centre broadcasted at their online conference opening our video that features three students (History and Music majors from Lingnan University and Baptist University) playing Bach at the Double by Teddy Bor. This cultural performance, well-received by over 300 attendees across the Asia-Pacific region, has precisely demonstrated the Unit’s unique mission to foster cross-genre, cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional creativity.