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姓名: 廖國敏 Kuokman Lio (20/21)
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指揮/廖國敏
Conductor: Kuokman Lio

獲美國費城詢報譽為「令人矚目的指揮奇才」,廖國敏在法國巴黎舉行的國際史雲蘭諾夫指揮大賽勇奪首獎,並獲美國費城樂團總監雅尼克·涅傑瑟貢委任為助理指揮,為該樂團史上首位華人助理指揮。現任澳門國際音樂節節目總監及香港管弦樂團駐團指揮。

廖國敏活躍於國際舞台,曾與美國費城樂團、底特律交響樂團、法國國家電台管弦樂團、韓國首爾愛樂樂團、日本NHK交響樂團、東京都交響樂團、莫斯科愛樂樂團演出等合作。2019/20樂季受邀包括俄羅斯國家交響樂團、法國圖盧茲市國家交響樂團、馬賽歌劇院樂團、日本廣島交響樂團、京都交響樂團、香港管弦樂團、拉脫維亞國家交響樂團等。

在美國韋爾山谷音樂節與費城交響樂團、法國拉羅克·昂迪榮音樂節與波蘭華沙交響樂團巡演和再次受邀到法國南特和日本東京狂熱之日音樂節演出。在歌劇指揮也備受注目,在香港每年指揮新製作歌劇,曾指揮過許多歌劇製作包括《愛情靈藥》、《小丑》、《杜蘭朵》、《遊唱詩人》、《弄臣》、《卡門》等。並獲指揮家瓦列里·格吉耶夫之邀請到俄羅斯馬林斯基劇院客席指揮林姆斯基·高沙可夫的歌劇《普斯科夫的女子》。

廖國敏曾以鋼琴家身份與多個樂團演出包括奧地利薩爾斯堡室樂團和美國沃斯 堡交響樂團等。在香港演藝學院畢業,再赴美國入讀紐約茱莉亞音樂學院、費城寇蒂斯音樂學院、波士頓新英格蘭音樂學院深造,師承指揮家梅勒及胡富學習管弦樂指揮。此外先後在多個著名指揮家大師班上學習,包括賽門·拉圖、麥可·提爾森·湯瑪士、詹姆士·李汶、艾森巴赫、阿倫·吉伯特等。為推廣室內樂,為澳門室內樂協會的創會主席。曾獲香港及澳門特區政府頒授嘉許獎狀及文化功績勳章,表揚他在文化藝術等多方面的成就。

 

「...令人矚目的指揮奇才。」《費城詢報》

「...為音樂會掀起序幕,以溫雅自信帶領樂團演出。」《沙托華日報》

「...極有掌控大局的天賦」《星電報》

 

Born in Macao and educated as a pianist and a conductor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, the Juilliard School, the Curtis Institute of Music and the New England Conservatory, Lio Kuokman is praised by the Philadelphia Inquirer as ‘a startling conducting talent’. He was the laureate of the third Svetlanov International Conducting Competition in Paris and has served as assistant conductor to music director Yannick Nézet-Seguin with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Appointed as Resident Conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since December 2020 and Programme Director of the Macao International Music Festival since January 2020, in the recent years Lio Kuokman has successfully collaborated with some of the leading orchestras across globe. Engagements over the past seasons in Europe, Northern America and Asia have included debuts and re-invitations with Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taiwan, Seoul Philharmonic, NHK, Tokyo Metropolitan, Hiroshima and Kyoto Symphony, Moscow Philharmonic, Russian National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, Latvian National, Philadelphia Orchestra (regular series and at the Vail Festival) and Detroit Symphony among many others. Lio Kuokman enjoys a special relationship with Sinfonia Varsovia whom he conducted in a number of concerts featuring Nelson Goerner, Nicholas Angelich, Nelson Freire and Anne Queffélec during the 38th Festival International de Piano de la Roque d’Anthéron, He also collaborated with Sinfonia Varsovia at the La Folle Journées Festival in Nantes, Japan and Warsaw.

Equally sought after as an opera conductor, Lio has conducted various opera productions including La bohème, L’elisir d’amore, Pagliacci, Turandot, Il Trovatore, Rigoletto, Madama Butterfly, Carmen and was invited by Maestro Valery Gergiev to be the guest conductor at the Mariinsky theatre conducting Rimsky Kosarkov’s The Maid of Pskov. Lio Kuokman has studied with Otto-Werner Mueller and Hugh Wolff and attended master- classes with Sir Simon Rattle, Michael Tilson Thomas, James Levine, Christopher Eschenbach and Alan Gilbert. He is a founding member and President of the Macao Chamber Music Association. For his contributions to the development of arts and culture, Lio has received a Certificate of Commendation and Medal of Cultural Merit from both governments of Hong Kong and Macao.

“...a startling conducting talent.” -Philadelphia Inquirer

“...opening the concert evening and leading the orchestra with grace and assurance.

” -The Chautauquan Daily “...beautiful sense of control.”- Star Telegram