12 APR 2019 | FRI | 7PM
(In English and Japanese)
Overcoming physical restrictions with his formidable persistence, limitless imagination, and exceptional talent, Japanese pianist Nobuyuki Tsujii has earned worldwide acclaim and recognition for his extraordinary expressiveness and virtuosity. Recipient of the Critics’ Award at the International Frédéric Chopin Piano Competition 2005 Warsaw and the joint Gold Medal at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition 2009, Nobu is also a composer and has won the 2011 Japan Film Music Critics Award for Film Music.
In this ‘Music in Words’ session, he will engage in a dialogue with Dr. Giorgio Biancorosso and Dr. Yoshiko Nakano, sharing with the audience his inner musical world and his journey as a pianist and a composer.
Speaker: Nobuyuki Tsujii
Moderator: Dr. Giorgio Biancorosso, Department of Music, HKU
Moderator/Interpreter: Dr. Yoshiko Nakano, Department of Japanese Studies, HKU
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre
The University of Hong Kong
FREE via online registration
- For ages 8+
- Approximately 75 mins without intermission
- Guests are advised to arrive punctually.
- No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
- Programmes and artists are subject to change.