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Erkki-Sven Tüür and Olivier Cong – The Wind with a Voice


Erkki-Sven Tüür and Olivier Cong – The Wind with a Voice

30 MAY 2023 (Tue) 7:30pm
The Box, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District

For ages 6 and above

House Programme  

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Available at West Kowloon Cultural District website from 26 APR 2023

Ticketing enquiries (West Kowloon Cultural District): 2200 0022
Programme enquiries: 2721 2332


Olivier CONGBurning
Erkki-Sven TÜÜRArchitectonics VI
Olivier CONGSolace
Erkki-Sven TÜÜRFata Morgana, for Violin, Cello and Piano 
Olivier CONGThe Response
Erkki-Sven TÜÜRString Quartet no. 2, Lost Prayers
Olivier CONGA Prayer of Mine


Both Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür and Hong Kong composer Olivier Cong are forward-looking artists. Inspired by various kinds of music, such as folk, classical, electronic and rock, both of them developed their own unique musical styles. Tüür wishes to stimulate the creative energy of the listeners, inviting them to feel the overwhelming power of music, human emotions of rage, pain, remorse, hope as well as the tenderness of the redeeming love . Cong's musical style, on the other hand, inclines to infiltrate a gloomy atmosphere by writing a wide range of music works and creating many site-specific projects and sound installations across Hong Kong.

For this special programme, Cong curates a selection of Tüür's music in parallel with his own, fostering a music conversation between the Baltic Sea region and Asia. Architectonics VI, piano trio Fata Morgana and string quartet The Lost Prayers are among the works by Tüür. Cong will rework a selection of pieces from his to-be-released album Tropical Church: “Burning”, “Solace”, “The Response” and “A Prayer of Mine” are among the music on the playlist.


As an added element to the concert, both composers will present video clips filmed from their respective countries during the live performance to fuel audiences' imaginations and amuse them with an unforgettable experience.


The wind blows across the two lands.
Music speaks softly through the wind.



Piano Sponsor: Tom Lee Music 





Other Activities

Free Pre-concert Event
Composition Masterclass with Erkki-Sven Tüür (For concert ticket-holders only)


Time:30 MAY 2023 (Tue) 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Venue:The Room, Freespace, West Kowloon Cultural District
Artist:Erkki-Sven Tüür, Composer

Free Admission for concert ticket-holders by pre-registration
Please CLICK HERE to register for the talk

Point to note:
  • Each concert ticket can register for one quota to the pre-concert composition masterclass only. Duplicated registrations will not be accepted
  • Seats are limited and available while quantity lasts. First-come, first-served
  • Please present your concert ticket with the composition masterclass confirmation email for admission. Audience members who fail to present the tickets and confirmation emails may not be allowed to enter




I. House Rules:

  • No eating or drinking
  • No photography, recording or filming
  • Please turn your phone to silent mode and turn off other sound or light-emitting devices
  • Please keep noise to a minimum during the performance
  • Please reserve your applause until the end of the entire work


II. Admission Details:

  • You are recommended to arrive 15 minutes before the event starts. Latecomers will not be admitted until a suitable break