Concerts

Concerts 2018

Simon Cheong’s Lecture-Recital at International Guitar Forum Hong Kong 10 -14 July 2018 presented by International Guitar Research Centre, University of Surrey In partnership with The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts at Altamira International Guitar Symposium Hong Kong Organized by Altamira Art Foundation

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International Guitar Forum Hong Kong 10 -14 July 2018

Simon Cheong’s Lecture-Recital at International Guitar Forum Hong Kong 10 -14 July 2018 presented by International Guitar Research Centre, University of Surrey In partnership with The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts at Altamira International Guitar Symposium Hong Kong Organized by Altamira Art Foundation   I will once again present  John Duarte’s contribution to the classical […]

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Concerts 2017

Performance for ABB at Sunway Resort Hotel. 7 February 2017 This performance was with the invitation of Solomon Lee of ABB in Australia for his event in Malaysia     ______________________________________________________ Launch of my second CD entitled ‘Getaran Jiwa’ 13 February 2017  

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Roland Dyens

Roland Dyens (19 Oct 1955) – RIP 29 October 2016, 10.45a.m. It is sad to hear of Roland Dyens passing. I had but only one encounter with him sadly. This was at the Calcutta International Guitar Festival 2014. During the week, guests of the Festival were put in the same hotel and somehow or other, […]

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Critique, Commentary and Rectification by Simon Cheong on Nathan Fischer’s Pride, Pedagogy and Performance: Getaran Jiwa, Variations on a Malaysian Song op. 125, by John Duarte

Critique, Commentary and Rectification by Simon Cheong on Nathan Fischer’s Pride, Pedagogy and Performance: Getaran Jiwa, Variations on a Malaysian Song op. 125, by John Duarte   This paper was written after I had read Nathan Fischer’s Pride, Pedagogy and Performance which I had found on the net on 26 August 2015 and set about writing […]

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Simon Cheong’s Lecture-Recital at International Guitar Research Centre Conference, 17-23 March 2016

International Guitar Research Centre (IGRC) Conference 18th to 23rd March 2016 Lecture-Recital on John Duarte’s contribution to the classical guitar repertoire in Malaysia: Variations on a Malaysian song op. 125, ‘Getaran Jiwa’  and Variations on an Indonesian song op. 124, ‘Gubahanku’ by Simon Cheong Abstract These two variations are the only two original pieces written […]

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Recording of a World Premiere

The world premiere of ‘Variations on a Malaysian Song op 125, ‘Getaran Jiwa’ in recording will be in my CD entitled ‘Getaran Jiwa’ Simon Cheong, a Malaysian guitarist. The recording of this piece was done at Holy Trinity Church, Weston, Hertfordshire, England from 14 -16 March 2016 and is produced and engineered by John Taylor […]

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IGRC Conference 17-23 March 2016 – My photo album.

This photo was taken on Friday, 17 March before registration. After a huff-and-puff walk from our hotel to the doorstep of the Performing Arts Technology Studio in Surrey University where the conference takes place, needed to catch my breath before stepping into the foyer! . After registration and in the foyer, it was with great […]