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57th Biennale de Venezia

Lady Linda Wong Davies’ KT Wong Foundation has commissioned and curated a unique musical soundscape written by South African composer Neo Muyanga to accompany the video art work: Passage by Mohau Modisakeng. for the 57th Venice Biennale The piece will be premiered in the South Africa Pavilion at 4pm on 10th May, followed by a reception [...]

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Chinese New Year of the Rooster 2017

The KT Wong Foundation and the Philharmonia Orchestra present a gala concert to celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rooster 2017. Join the Philharmonia Orchestra, Long Yu (Artistic Director of the Beijing Music Festival and Music Director of the China Philharmonic), Maxim Vengerov and a roster of top-flight musicians from East and West including [...]

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Der Rosenkavalier

Der Rosenkavalier was Richard Strauss’s first original collaboration with the playwright Hugo von Hofmannsthal, following quickly on the heels of Strauss’s adaption of Hofmannsthal’s play Elektra. It marked the start of one of opera’s most important artistic partnerships: in his libretto for Der Rosenkavalier, as with their later collaborations, Hofmannsthal produced a text of astonishing [...]

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Lulu

Everyone falls victim to her fascinating beauty and irresistible magnetism. But it would be too simple to see her as a dangerous and amoral seductress. Maybe Lulu herself is really the victim? Even before she meets someone more deadly than she is. With a highly emotional and intensely expressive score, Lulu is one of the [...]

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – MISA Festival 2015

The KT Wong Foundation is proud to present a season of opera screenings at this year’s Shanghai MISA Festival. Screened for the first time at the new Shanghai Symphony Hall – Elektra, The Nightingale and A Midsummer Night’s Dream - these screenings are the result of the KT Wong Foundation’s initiative and support in bringing [...]

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Lang Lang Versailles Recital

Lang Lang Versailles Recital took at the Gallerie des Glaces at the Chateau de Versailles on 22nd June 2015. In support of the Chateau de Versailles Restoration Fund and the KT Wong Foundation Young Chinese Musicians Scholarship Fund.

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Orchestra for Myanmar’s Debut Concert

Since 2007 the KT Wong Foundation, named in memory of my late Father Dato Wong Kee Tat, has been developing cultural exchanges between Asia and the rest of the world through a range of collaborative projects. As a multi-disciplinary non-profit independent organization, my Foundation acts as a catalyst and patron for young talents and creative [...]

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The Return of Semele – US Premiere 2015

The COC’s presentation of Semele at BAM is co-produced by the KT Wong Foundation and Theatre Royal de La Monnaie, and is directed by Zhang with distinguished British conductor and Baroque opera expert Christopher Moulds leading the critically acclaimed COC Orchestra and COC Chorus. Internationally renowned Canadian singer Jane Archibald reprises the role of Semele, [...]

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French Opera Festival in Beijing

The KT Wong Foundation, in association with the China Film Archive (CFA), will screen four operas from the world famous Festival of Opera and Music in Aix-en-Provence (Festival d’Aix) and the Opera national de Paris. This exclusive event will take place on 6th December 2014 as part of an exciting mini festival of talks and [...]

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A Portrait of Women in Chinese Cinema

The KT Wong Foundation will support an exciting season of classic Chinese cinema entitled “A Portrait of Women in Chinese Cinema” (Portraits de femmes dans le cinéma chinois) at Cinematheque Francaise in Paris from 19-30 November 2014. The retrospective will feature over 20 films spanning over 100 years of film-making in the 2 week programme [...]

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The Goddess – UK Premiere Oct 14 2014

The KT Wong Foundation, in association with the BFI and China Film Archive (CFA), will screen a remastered version of classic Chinese silent film The Goddess this autumn at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank. This exclusive UK premiere will take place on 14th October 2014 as part of the prestigious BFI London Film Festival [...]

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Aix Festival 2014

As a private patron of the Aix Festival for many years and lover of baroque opera, KT Wong Foundation founder Lady Linda Davies has enjoyed many happy seasons in the wonderful setting of Aix. Therefore it is a double pleasure for her to be able to combine a personal passion with a national celebration between [...]

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BBC Proms 2014

On July 18, a day before the China Philharmonic Orchestra’s debut at the BBC Proms, the KT Wong Foundation – a major sponsor of the orchestra’s Proms debut – hosted an exclusive dinner for Maestro Long Yu, composer Qigang Chen, president of the CPO Li Nan, esteemed guests and friends.

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NT Frankenstein Live – Beijing 2014

Following enormously popular sell-out screenings in Beijing in 2013 and 2013, the National Theatre Live production of Frankenstein returned to Beijing on 9th March, presented by the KT Wong Foundation. The critically-acclaimed production, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, enjoyed yet another sell-out showing and outstanding reception from Beijing cinemagoers. Directed by Danny Boyle [...]

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The Goddess – 1934 to 2014

The restoration of this iconic Chinese black and white, silent film undertaken by China Film Archive and British Film Institute, is the fruit of Sino-British collaborations through art and culture, and marks the first collaborative partnership between the KT Wong Foundation, the British Film Institute and the China Film Archive. Lady Davies, founder of the [...]

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Chinese Cinema Season 2014

The KT Wong Foundation will launch an exciting season of classic Chinese cinema with an exclusive screening of 1934 silent film masterpiece, The Goddess on June 24th 2014. The newly remastered film will be screened in Paris at La Cinémathèque Française, accompanied by a live orchestra playing a newly commissioned score by Chinese film composer [...]

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First UN Youth Orchestra

The KT Wong Foundation is the proud founder of the First UN Youth Orchestra, which marks its debut at the reopening of the UN General Assembly Hall on October 24, 2014. The event is part of the United Nations Day celebrations and the second annual Lang Lang & Friends Annual Gala by the Lang Lang [...]

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National Ballet of China

The KT Wong Foundation was delighted to welcome the National Ballet of China’s performances of Red Detachment of Women at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, from the 1st to the 3rd of October 2013. The National Ballet of China gave this work its world premiere on September 26th 1964 and, after more than half a century [...]

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Coriolanus

On August 20th and 21st at Edinburgh International Festival Shakespeare’s Coriolanus played to critical acclaim. Directed by Lin Zhaohua and starring Pu Cunxin, the production was supported by both KT Wong Foundation and the Ministry of Culture of China. The Tragedy of Coriolanus fused traditional with modern in using heavy metal music to depict the [...]

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Noye’s Fludde in Shanghai

Noys's Fludde by Benjamin Britten comes to Shanghai during the Music In The Summer Festival 2013.

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