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Top 10 Music Headlines, presented by RTHK Radio 4, is now in its 27th year. Each year, we invite listeners around the world and professional critics to tell us their choice of top headlines. The news items are nominated by professionals in the music scene, and are based on their influence on cultural and academic development in Hong Kong. News worthiness is a secondary consideration. Please select 10 news headlines from 21 nominations. Selection is made on the basis of cultural value and impact on academic development.

Voting period: 25 December 2012 to 14 January 2013

 

2012 Top Ten Music Headlines

Here are the results of the 2012 Top 10 Music Headlines:

  11.	Hong Kong City Hall commemorates its 50th anniversary by hosting a series of celebratory events.
Hong Kong City Hall commemorates its 50th anniversary by hosting a series of celebratory events. (64.2%)
(Soundbyte: Gladys Fong, Senior Manager of the City Hall)
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  Hong Kong Philharmonic appoints Dutch Maestro Jaap van Zweden as the Orchestra's eighth Music Director. Jaap launches his tenure with two sold-out inaugural concerts.
Credit:Marco Borggreve
Hong Kong Philharmonic appoints Dutch Maestro Jaap van Zweden as the Orchestra's eighth Music Director. Jaap launches his tenure with two sold-out inaugural concerts. (59.7%)
(Soundbyte: Paul Tam, Director of Marketing of the Hong Kong Philharmonic)
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  The Hong Kong Arts Development Council initiates The Manhattan Hong Kong Music Festival, the first of its kind overseas exchange programme.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council initiates The Manhattan Hong Kong Music Festival, the first of its kind overseas exchange programme. (54.1%)
(Soundbyte: Antony Chan, Director of Arts Support, Hong Kong Arts Development Council)
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  Yan Huichang of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra is invited to give conducting masterclasses at European conservatoires, and is the first Chinese to lecture at the  Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.
Yan Huichang of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra is invited to give conducting masterclasses at European conservatoires, and is the first Chinese to lecture at the  Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris. (51.7%)
(Soundbyte: Celina Chin, CEO of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra)
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  Soprano Louise Kwong wins three prizes at the 18th International Competition for Opera Singers Ferruccio Tagliavini in Graz, Austria.
Soprano Louise Kwong wins three prizes at the 18th International Competition for Opera Singers Ferruccio Tagliavini in Graz, Austria. (48.5%)
(Soundbyte: Louise Kwong)
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  Maestro Edo de Waart leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic in a three-week “Edo de Waart Festival” to conclude his eight-year tenure as HK Phil’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor.
Credit:Keith Hiro HK Phil
Maestro Edo de Waart leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic in a three-week “Edo de Waart Festival” to conclude his eight-year tenure as HK Phil’s Artistic Director and Chief Conductor. (47.6%)
(Soundbyte: Paul Tam, Director of Marketing of the Hong Kong Philharmonic)
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  The Marymount Choir of Marymount Secondary School receives Gold at the 9th Cantemus Festival. It is also awarded two special prizes: Best Conductor & Best Kodaly Performance award.
The Marymount Choir of Marymount Secondary School receives Gold at the 9th Cantemus Festival. It is also awarded two special prizes: Best Conductor & Best Kodaly Performance award. (47.6%)
(Soundbyte: Anthea Pang, member of the Marymount Choir)
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  Hong Kong Sinfonietta makes its North American début in New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal, and performs in some of the region's remarkable concert halls.
Hong Kong Sinfonietta makes its North American début in New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal, and performs in some of the region’s remarkable concert halls. (44.1%)
(Soundbyte: Yip Wing-sie, Music Director of HK Sinfonietta)
8 Listen
  Cellist Trey Lee is appointed as UNICEF HK Ambassador.
Cellist Trey Lee is appointed as UNICEF HK Ambassador. (43.8%)
(Soundbyte: Trey Lee)
9 Listen
  City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong releases English Recorder Concertos with Michala Petri. The CD is featured in the German music magazine Klassik Heute as CD of the week.
City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong releases English Recorder Concertos with Michala Petri. The CD is featured in the German music magazine Klassik Heute as CD of the week. (43.7%)
(Soundbyte: Leanne Nicholls, Artistic & Executive Director of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong)
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  As the first instalment in the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s multi-CD recording series featuring works written and conducted by Chinese composers, the Orchestra releases a new CD, “Tan Dun: Concerto for Orchestra”, comprising Tan’s three major works.
As the first instalment in the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s multi-CD recording series featuring works written and conducted by Chinese composers, the Orchestra releases a new CD, “Tan Dun: Concerto for Orchestra”, comprising Tan’s three major works. (41%)
(Soundbyte: Paul Tam, Director of Marketing of the Hong Kong Philharmonic)
11 Listen
  Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra submits a 'Eco Huqin Series' project proposal, and is awarded the 'Innovation Prize' by the Ministry of Culture, China.
Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra submits a 'Eco Huqin Series' project proposal, and is awarded the 'Innovation Prize' by the Ministry of Culture, China. (38.5%)
(Soundbyte: Celina Chin, CEO of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra)
12 Listen
  The Hong Kong Philharmonic introduces its new brand identity inspired by the creative movements of a conductor’s baton, heralding a new era with its new Music Director Jaap van Zweden.
The Hong Kong Philharmonic introduces its new brand identity inspired by the creative movements of a conductor’s baton, heralding a new era with its new Music Director Jaap van Zweden. (38.4%)
(Soundbyte: Paul Tam, Director of Marketing of the Hong Kong Philharmonic)
13 Listen
  Samson Young’s I am thinking in a room, different from the one you are hearing in now, wins prizes at Prix Ars Electronica, Austria and the 15th Japan Media Art Festival.
Samson Young’s I am thinking in a room, different from the one you are hearing in now, wins prizes at Prix Ars Electronica, Austria and the 15th Japan Media Art Festival. (37.7%)
(Soundbyte: Samson Young)
14 Listen
  The Luxembourg Society for Contemporary Music joins hands with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in organising the 10th International Composition Prize competition.
The Luxembourg Society for Contemporary Music joins hands with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in organising the 10th International Composition Prize competition. (37.2%)
(Soundbyte: Celina Chin, CEO of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra)
15 Listen
  Prof. Michael Edward McClellan, Chairman of the Department of Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is diagnosed with meningitis and passes away at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, aged 53.
Prof. Michael Edward McClellan, Chairman of the Department of Music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong is diagnosed with meningitis and passes away at the Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, aged 53. (35.7%)
(Soundbyte: Prof. Mak Su-yin, Chairperson of the Department of Music, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
16 Listen
  The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts appoints Prof. Adrian Walter as its new Director in May.
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts appoints Prof. Adrian Walter as its new Director in May. (35.7%)
(Soundbyte: Prof. Adrian Walter)
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  Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival appoints Cho-Liang Lin as artistic director. The Festival presents more than 25 events, 19 of which are free to the public.
Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival appoints Cho-Liang Lin as artistic director. The Festival presents more than 25 events, 19 of which are free to the public. (35.2%)
(Soundbyte: Andrea Fessler, Founder & Executive Director of Premiere Performances of Hong Kong)
18 Listen
  LCSD hosts the International Military Tattoo in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR.
LCSD hosts the International Military Tattoo in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR. (32.5%)
(Soundbyte: Carrie Lo, Senior Manager (Music), Music Programmes Office of Cultural Presentations Section of the LCSD)
19 Listen
  The Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Shenzhen International Cultural Association, Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture Sport and Tourism, and Shenzhen Literature and Arts Association co-present the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Creative Arts Festival.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Shenzhen International Cultural Association, Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture Sport and Tourism, and Shenzhen Literature and Arts Association co-present the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Creative Arts Festival. (31.5%)
(Soundbyte: Betty Mak, Director of Planning and Development of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council )
20 Listen
  The People’s Music Publishing House prints and distributes Chan Wing-wah’s Symphony No. 6 Reunification internationally.
The People’s Music Publishing House prints and distributes Chan Wing-wah’s Symphony No. 6 Reunification internationally. (22.5%)
(Soundbyte: Prof. Chan Wing-wah)
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