Classical Music Performance Division

ùDs Nancy Loo

~ Julie Kuok

ʱj Norman Lee

Gz Cheng Wai

t Beverly Leung

Ҹ֮Q Shirley Lo

° Shum Kin Wai

os Genevieve Wong

䱶 Cedric Chan

Wong Wai

id Evelyn Chang

c Angel Lo

HE Nenki Tang

Qֶ Brian Ngai

pRR Louie Lai Lai

Kդh Dr. Timothy Li

Tino, Maxwell

Leslie Ryang

Miyaka Suzuki

ùDs LOO, Nancy
Head of Classical Music Performance Division

Ms. Nancy Loo is one of Hong Kongs most versatile artists, as pianist, radio programme host, actress and writer. She was a recipient of the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award in 1978. She currently teaches piano at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and The Chinese University of Hong Kong and is often invited to host music talks and master-classes and to serve as a juror for piano competitions.

Ms. Loo is the presenter of a music programme Belle Nuit and Hong Kongs only classical music radio show for children, Childrens Corner, on Radio 4 of Radio Television Hong Kong. She has participated in multi-media performances such as Kung Chi-shings M Garden, and in several drama productions. As a narrator, she has performed in Peter and the Wolf with the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Barbar the Elephant and Carnival of the Animals with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and The Blue Planet LIVE with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a pianist, Ms. Loo has given solo recitals and performed with orchestras in England, Europe, North America and Asia. Locally, she has appeared in the Hong Kong Arts Festival and performed with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. In addition to founding the piano and woodwind sextet Les Six, she has also worked with numerous local and visiting artists in chamber music concerts. A keen promoter of contemporary music, she has participated in the annual Musicarama and the ISCM World Music Days Festival.

Ms. Loo attended the Juilliard School on scholarship, where she studied with Adele Marcus. After graduating with a Masters degree, she studied with Vlado Perlemuter in Paris and Guido Agosti in Italy. She was first prizewinner at the Fourth Rina Sala Gallo International Competition in Monza in 1976 and has won many other international competitions, including the Marguerite Long International Competition in Paris.

She has played the piano part for the soundtrack of several Hong Kong films and television series. She has also published two books. Her recordings include a piano solo album of Christian music, Ambush and Moonlight on Spring River with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and piano works by local composers.