Academy of Ancient Music

In 2011 the KT Wong Foundation supported a series of performances in Beijing and Shanghai by the world-renowned Academy of Ancient Music. The orchestra performed the Brandenburg Concertos at Shanghai’s Music Hall and featured acclaimed soprano Sumi Jo at Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts. The warm response reinforced the Foundation’s goal to encourage [...]

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Arts Management Programme

In 2011 the KT Wong Foundation initiated its Theatre and Performing Arts Management programme.  Giving a unique opportunity for candidates to work with the Foundation on one of its projects, the Programme offers applicants real life experience working with leading talent from across the arts and cultural industries. Working directly with the Foundation’s core team, candidates [...]

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Nicholas Chalmers Masterclass

In 2012, the Foundation in collaboration with the Beijing Music Festival invited one of the most dynamic young British conductors, Nicholas Chalmers to lead a masterclass at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with young conductors and musicians. Enabling young conductors and musicians the opportunity to work and study with leading talent from across [...]

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Passion for Porcelain

To commemorate the historic exhibition ‘Passion For Porcelain: Masterpieces of Ceramics’ in Beijing, the KT Wong Foundation commissioned world-renowned Ceramic Designer, Peter Ting, to create a remarkable series of Chargers.  Inspired by early 19th century Cantonese botanical drawings from the Natural History Museum’s Reeves Collection,Ting created Chrysanthemum and Peony Chargers that offer a symbolic gesture to match the historical grandeur [...]

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‘In Conversation’

The KT Wong Foundation is proud to announce In Conversation, a new and dynamic platform initiating critical, cross-cultural dialogue with leading figures from the international arts and cultural industries.  The Foundation will host In Conversation exclusively, here at You can view exclusive interviews with Martin Roth, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and Neil MacGregor, Director of the British Museum, [...]

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Beijing Cultural Summit, 2010

Following the success of the KT Wong Foundation’s 2008 summit at Ditchley Park, in 2010 the Foundation co-chaired its second international summit with Phoenix Television and the China Arts Foundation. This coincided with the 13th Beijing Music Festival. While in 2008 the debate centred on the need for increased mutual understanding between China and the [...]

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Ditchley Cultural Summit, 2008

In November 2008, the KT Wong Foundation participated in the inaugural Sino-European Cultural Summit at Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire. The summit was supported by one of China’s leading broadcasters, Phoenix Television, and was devised as a high-level, confidential forum for leaders of the most prestigious arts and cultural institutions in China, the UK and the EU. [...]

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The Red Star Baroque Circle

The Red Star Baroque Circle was established in 2009 to give form to the KT Wong Foundation’s vision that the introduction, and flourishing, of baroque music in China will be an experience that the Chinese can call their own. Through the Red Star Baroque Circle, talented and promising music graduates from China are benefiting from interacting with some [...]

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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Shao Fan’s eloquent transformation of the space at Chelsea resonates with the core aims of the KT Wong Foundation: projecting China’s rich, historically informed culture through the lens of modernity. The garden offers a platform for Western audiences to engage with Chinese culture. In I Dream, I Seek My Garden, the resurgence of Chinese culture is [...]

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