Hong Kong cellist Calvin WONG Tai Shing has once again been selected for the Young Artists Program at the Rome Chamber Music Festival. He will play at the concert on 8 June at the prestigious Palazzo Barberini.
Calvin Wong is currently a fourth year Bachelor of Music degree student. He is now studying with Laurent Perrin of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
In 2015, Calvin was also invited to the Rome Chamber Music Festival with the support of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels and Cathay Pacific Airways.
Recently, Calvin was invited to perform for the TEDxWanChai 2016 on the theme of 'Crossroad'; and at the 8th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival. He has also worked with numerous prominent musicians, including Peter Serkin, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Steven Tenenbom with the Bard Quartet, the Miami String Quartet, the Endellion String Quartet, the Shanghai Quartet, and also the Borromeo Quartet.
Founded and directed by American violinist Robert McDuffie, the Rome Chamber Music Festival is one of Rome's most anticipated cultural events.
The festival celebrates its fourteenth season in 2017 with a spectacular new programme that includes classical and contemporary chamber music masterpieces, from baroque to bluegrass played by internationally known artists and rising stars selected through the De Simone Young Artist Program.
The festival also features master classes and open rehearsals during the day, beginning on 2 June at Palazzo Barberini and Domus Romana. Evening concerts take place on 4-8 June. The concert on 4 June will be an invitation-only event.
Please see the attached flyer for more information.