Collaborators

Lady Linda Wong Davies

Lady Linda Wong Davies is the founder of the ground-breaking KT Wong Foundation and through the Foundation, a producer whose wide-ranging credits include a

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Lang Lang

Heralded as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet” by the New York Times, the star, Lang Lang has played sold out recitals and concerts in

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Zhang Huan

Born in 1965 in Henan Province, Zhang Huan is considered the leading artist in China’s new wave art movement. He emerged at the forefront of Chinese cont

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Shao Fan

Shao Fan is one of the first Chinese artists to explore the boundaries between visual art and design. Born into a renowned Beijing artist family in 1964, S

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Philip Dodd

As director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts from 1997 to 2004 and more recently chairman of Made in China, Philip Dodd was one of the first figures

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Sir Daniel Barenboim

Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, Sir Daniel Barenboim studied piano under his father and gave his first public concert at age seven. In 1952 the family moved

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The West Eastern Divan Orchestra

In 1999 Daniel Barenboim and the late Palestinian literary scholar Edward Said were invited by the Kunstfest Weimar to create a workshop for young musician

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Liu Changle

Liu Changle graduated from China Communications University in the early 1980s and joined China National Radio, with which he has worked as a reporter, ed

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Academy of Ancient Music

The Academy of Ancient Music is one of the world’s great orchestras. It enriches the lives of a global audience of music lovers, with recordings and conc

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Ole Sheeren

German-born and Beijing-based Ole Scheeren is principal of Buro Ole Scheeren and an internationally celebrated architect and visiting professor at Hong Kon

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George Benjamin

George Benjamin is one of the outstanding composers of his generation. Born in 1960, Benjamin started to play the piano at the age of seven, and began co

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Jude Kelly OBE

Jude Kelly is the artistic director of Britain’s largest cultural institution, the Southbank Centre, and is chair of culture, ceremonies and education at

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Han Feng

The designer Han Feng is sought after not only for her clothing and accessorie,s but also for her costume and exhibition designs. She was revered for her w

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La Monnaie De Munt

The history of La Monnaie in a nutshell: 1695 : Gio Paolo Bombarda, owner of the theatre at the Hooikaai, banker and financial counsellor to Maximilian II

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Les Talens Lyriques

Les Talens Lyriques is a baroque orchestra founded in 1991 by French conductor Christophe Rousset. In choosing the name, the conductor attested to his pass

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Gao Jianjin

As director of the Central Conservatory of Music, Gao has helped the national leading musical institution in China to cater to all levels, from primary-lev

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Sir Nicholas Kenyon

Sir Nicholas Kenyon was director of the BBC Proms from 1996 to 2007 and became managing director of the Barbican Centre in October 2007. He was a music cri

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Sumi Jo

Korean lyric coloratura soprano Sumi Jo (born Jo Su-gyeong) made her professional recital debut at university. Her professional operatic debut came soon af

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Phoenix Television

Phoenix Television is a Hong Kong-based Mandarin Chinese and Cantonese television broadcaster that serves the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, along wit

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Yu Long

Yu Long was born into a family of musicians in Shanghai  and received his education from both the Shanghai Music Conservatory and Hochschule der Kunst in

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