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The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Hong Kong Composers Scheme

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The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to present The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Hong Kong Composers Scheme. This Scheme provides a platform for emerging composers to deepen their experience in orchestral writing and have their works performed by one of Asia’s foremost orchestras in their home city. Between four and six selected composers will have the opportunity to present a new orchestral work of between three and four minutes’ duration with the HK Phil, at a public workshop. Each of the selected composers will receive a bursary of HK$5,000. Each year an outstanding composer will be commissioned to write a new work for the HK Phil. The selection will be made on the basis of demonstrated potential and composing ability. 

Selected Composers 


Carmen Ho Ka-man, Kahlen Kam Shing-hei, Tsang Lok-yan, Adrian Wong Chi-chun, Simon Yip Sai-man, Yung Sin-kan

(Due to the situations of COVID-19, the Public Working Session & Showcase of above selected composers have been postponed to 4 June 2022.)



Chan Ho-yi, Lai Chun-ming, Leung Chung-yin^, Ian Ng Ka-chun, Tam Lok-hei*, Wu Yimin



* Commissioned by the HK Phil under The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Hong Kong Composers Scheme

^ Other commission by the HK Phil 


Public Working Session & Showcase 

Date: 4 JUN 2022 (Sat)

3:30pm | Public Working Session I of pieces by four of the composers
7:15pm | Public Working Session II of pieces by two of the composers 

8:30pm | Showcase performance of the programme


The Public Working Sessions will be livestreamed on the HK Phil's website and zoom webinar.

Session I's duration is approx. 2 hours and 30 mins (including one intermission).
Session II's duration is approx. 1 hour. 


The Showcase will be livestreamed online on the HK Phil webite, Facebook page and YouTube channel.

Showcase will start at around 8:30 and is approx. 1 hour. 


The Public Working Sessions and Showcase will be conducted in English. 


For more details


Public Working Session & Showcase 2018/19 House Programme