Mr Sanders Lau

劉卓熙先生

Sanders Lau is a multifaceted choral musician and a much sought-after conductor. He is Resident Conductor of Die Konzertisten (DK), one of Hong Kong’s foremost chamber choirs. Under his preparation, DK has performed with internationally distinguished conductors including Jonathan Cohen, Stephen Layton, and John Butt on masterpieces such as Bach’s Mass in B minor and St John Passion, Handel’s Messiah and Israel in Egypt, and Mozart’s Requiem. He frequently conducts DK in performances ranging from the standard repertoire to premieres of new works, most recently

Yin Ng’s Choral Suite ‘This Victoria Has No Secrets’.

Sanders graduated from Eastman School of Music and The Chinese University of Hong Kong and has conducted choirs from Diocesan Boys’ School, St Paul’s College, and Sacred Heart Canossian College, capturing top prizes both local and abroad, including two Gold Medals at the European Choir Games Grand Prix of Nations, and the title of Best Junior Choir of the Year in Hong Kong Schools’ Music Festival. He was previously a part-time lecturer at Macao Polytechnic Institute.

Sanders has given lectures, workshops, and pre-concert talks for many organisations, including the Hong Kong Arts Festival, and Macau International Choral Festival.

劉卓熙為本港的優秀室樂合唱團 Die Konzertisten (DK)之駐團指揮。在他指導下,DK多次與國際知名指揮家合作,包括高恩(巴赫《B 小調彌撒曲》、韓德爾《彌賽亞》及《以色列人在埃及》、韋華第《榮歸主頌》)、畢特(巴赫《聖約翰受難曲》)、萊頓(莫扎特《安魂曲》)、薩格士譚(華格納《使徒的愛筵》)及陳雲紅等。

劉氏為香港少數研習鑑古演奏(Historically Informed Performance)的指揮,醉心演出17及18 世紀音樂,並多次指揮 DK 及旗下古樂團 Cammer Musicus 演出巴赫的清唱劇。「鑑古演奏」旨在透過採用樂曲所屬時期的演奏風格、美學原則及技法,呈現出貼近樂曲原貌的演出。

劉氏畢業於美國伊斯曼音樂學院及經常為不同機構主講講座、音樂會導賞及工作坊,包括香港藝術節、澳門國際合唱節、誠品書店、香港聖公會、基督教青年會等。他現為拔萃男書院及聖保羅書院的合唱團導師,並曾帶領拔萃男書院男童聲合唱團,於第 69 屆香港學校。

音樂節中獲年度最佳中學初級組合唱隊(第一組別)殊榮。過去數年,他於澳門理工學院音樂系擔任兼任講師,任教指揮、音樂歷史及早期音樂。

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