20 juillet 2013


Sungji Hong
Black Arrow
durée/duration : 06:33
Elektramusic Electroacoustic Music Volume 03 CD piste/track 07
pour bande et clarinette basse – Sarah K Watts, clarinette basse for tape and bass clarinet – Sarah K Watts, bass clarinet

Sungji Hong was born in 1973 in Korea. Sungji Hong’s creative output includes works ranging from solo instruments to full orchestra, as well as choral, ballet and electroacoustic music.Her works have been commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation (Harvard University, USA), the Tongyoung International Music Festival (Korea), the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra (Korea), Keumho Asiana Cultural Foundation (Korea), the Foundation for Universal Sacred Music (USA), the International Isang Yun Music Society (Germany) and the MATA Festival (USA).Her works are regularly performed at international festivals and in major concert series throughout Europe, the United States and Asia by leading ensembles and orchestras such as the Soloists of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Nieuw Ensemble of Amsterdam, the Ensemble TIMF, the Ensemble Linea, the Brave New Works, among others.
Her music has been performed in over 39 countries and 131 cities at such venues as Carnegie Hall (New York), the Kennedy Center (Washington DC), Gewandhaus (Leipzig), Konzerthaus (Berlin), San Clemente Church (Venice), Flagey (Brussels) , Queen Elizabeth Hall (London) and others. She has won the International Competition ‘Jesus Villa-Rojo’ (1st Prize), the European Competition of the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki (1st Prize), the Brave New Works Composers Competition (1st Prize), the Temple Music Composition Prize (1st Prize), the Crwth Competition (1st Prize), the international competition for original ballet music at the ISCM World Music Days – Slovenia (1st Prize), the Montserrat International Camera Music Composition Competition (1st Prize), The 2008 Salvatore Martirano Composition Competition (2nd Prize), Dimitris Mitropoulos International Competition (2nd Prize), the Theodore Front Prize (IAWM), the Yoshiro Irino Memorial Prize (ACL), the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers Scholarship, and several other prizes and awards.
Sungji Hong lives and works in Thessaloniki, Greece