S U N G J I H O N G
F E A T U R E D R E V I E W S
“A virtuoso exploration of the technical and sonorous possibilities of three high voices.”
-Elizabeth Roche, Daily Telegraph
“A work of iridescent freshness.”
-Barry Witherden, BBC Music Magazine
“Outbursts of rhythmic energy”
-The Irish Times
“it had fantasy, colour and drive”
-Nottingham evening post
N E W S
Fromm Music Foundation commission
Hong has received 2019 Fromm Music Foundation Commission.
Texas Flute Society has commissioned Hong to write a new work for the 34th Annual Myrna W. Brown Artist Competition in Denton, Texas.
The National Flute Association has commissioned Hong to write a new work for the Young Artist Competition for the 2020 convention in Dallas, Texas.
Lorelei Ensemble performs Hong's Missa Lumen de Lumine for their 2019-2020 tour in Wenham (MA), Cambridge (MA), Ithaca (NY), Lancaster (PA), Hesston (KS), Sheridan (WY), Greeley (CO), and Haverford (PA).
Premiere in New York (NY), USA.
8 PM | 9 March 2020
Premiere in Columbia (SC)/USA.
12 PM | 8 February 2020
Furman University Clarinet Choir will perform Blue Bird during the South Carolina Music Educator Association Conference at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.
Premiere in Davis (CA)/USA.
7 PM | 1 February 2020
UC Davis Symphony Orchestra will perform Erat lux vera during the Taproot New Music Festival at Mondavi Center.
U P C O M I N G P E R F O R M A N C E S
Performance by MUDA Grupo Música da Atualidade, São Paulo State University, São Paulo/Brazil.
Performance by The Choir of St. David's, St. David's Church, Baltimore (MD)/USA.
Passiontide: i Coristi Chamber Choir (con. Rob Curti), Edmonton (AB)/Canada.
Feromenis pnois - World Premiere
Performance by Mark Broschinsky, Mise-en Place Bushwick, New York (NY)/USA.
O sacrum convivium
Performance by Ensemble Creations (con. Yeomyoung Lim), Temple in rue Grignan, Marseille/France.
Blue Bird - World Premiere
Performance by Furman University Clarinet Choir, South Carolina Music Educator Association Conference, Columbia (SC)/USA.
Erat lux vera - World Premiere
Performance by UC Davis Symphony Orchestra (con. Christian Baldini), South Mondavi Center at University of California, Davis (CA)/USA.