Austin Leung

Leung is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London (MMus) and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (ADip). Leung’s music has been performed by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Hong Kong), Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Canada), Philharmonia Orchestra (United Kingdom), Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland), Ostrava New Orchestra (Czech), Philharmonia APA (Hong Kong), Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Hong Kong) and New York Philharmonic/Metropolitan Opera Orchestra players (USA) etc. 

Leung is the winner of a number of prizes including the MusCan 2018 Student Composition Competition, Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize 2017, Chengdu-China 12th Sun River Prize Students’ New Music Composition Competition (2016). 

Leung’s composition is distinctive in its manner of integrating contrasting musical materials in the same work. Materials range from tonal, expressive melodies to brutal contemporary noise. Leung is currently studying his Ph.D. in composition at the University of Hong Kong. 
 

Biography

Leung is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London (MMus) and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (ADip). Leung’s music has been performed by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta (Hong Kong), Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Canada), Philharmonia Orchestra (United Kingdom), Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland), Ostrava New Orchestra (Czech), Philharmonia APA (Hong Kong), Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (Hong Kong) and New York Philharmonic/Metropolitan Opera Orchestra players (USA) etc. 

Leung is the winner of a number of prizes including the MusCan 2018 Student Composition Competition, Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Prize 2017, Chengdu-China 12th Sun River Prize Students’ New Music Composition Competition (2016). 

Leung’s composition is distinctive in its manner of integrating contrasting musical materials in the same work. Materials range from tonal, expressive melodies to brutal contemporary noise. Leung is currently studying his Ph.D. in composition at the University of Hong Kong. 
 

Compilations with this composer

Compilations
Philharmonia Academy Vol2

Philharmonia Composers Academy Vol 2

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