Principal Conductor

Grace Chiang. © Yankov Wong Production

Grace Chiang. © Yankov Wong Production

Grace Chiang 蔣頌恩

Grace graduated from the Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, studying voice with Chan Siu-kwan. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music Scholarship to read for a Master’s degree in Music, majoring in Historical Musicology at Royal Holloway, University of London, where she continued her vocal studies under the guidance of Christian Immler.

An active performer, Grace has appeared as soloist in works as Copland’s In the Beginning, Handel’s Messiah, J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion and cantatas, Mozart’s Litaniae de Venerabili Altaris Sacramento, and Mendelssohn’s St. Paul. Her interests extends to contemporary music, often performing works by Hong Kong composers; Grace collaborated with the Chinese Music Virtuosi in premiering Chan Hing-yan’s Schmetterlingsträumen Lieder at the Musicarama 2010, and appeared with the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, performing works by Lam Bun-ching at the 2012 Macau International Music Festival.

Grace took part in conducting masterclasses and workshops of maestros Stephen Layton, Rolf Beck, and James Jordan. She returned to serve at her alma mater, and led the girls’ choir to win Gold Medals at the 2012 Cincinnati, USA and the 2014 Riga, Latvia World Choir Games. Grace conducts Hong Kong Voices among various choral ensembles, and recently appeared in performances such as Howells’s Requiem, Mozart’s Vesperae solennes de confessore, J. S. Bach’s motets and Magnificat BWV243.

蔣頌恩為中文大學音樂系之畢業生,隨陳少君習聲樂。畢業同年獲香港賽馬會音樂獎學金前往英國倫敦大學皇家霍洛威學院修讀碩士課程,主修音樂學,並隨男中音伊姆勒習聲樂。

蔣氏常與本地合唱團合作,獨唱曲目包括佛瑞《安魂曲》、柯普蘭《起初》、韓德爾《彌賽亞》、巴赫《聖約翰受難曲》和多套清唱劇、莫扎特《至聖聖禮禱文》及孟德爾遜《聖保羅》等。蔣氏亦熱衷於現代音樂,2010年在香港作曲家聯會舉辦之音樂新文化中聯同龢鳴樂坊為陳慶恩之《夢蝶歌箋》作首演,並於2012年澳門國際音樂節與香港創樂團演唱林品晶之作品。

蔣氏曾參與Stephen Layton、Rolf Beck及James Jordan的大師班,現於母校任教,並帶領其女聲合唱團於2012及2014年度的世界合唱比賽獲得金獎。蔣氏近年指揮香港和聲演唱豪威爾士《安魂曲》、莫扎特《證聖者莊嚴晚禱》、巴赫經文歌及《尊主頌》BWV243等。