Teacup Concert by Matt Ottley |《Teacup》演奏VIEW EVENT DETAILS
Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Matt Ottley is a storyteller of multiple dimensions. Inspired by his synesthesia, Ottley crafts stories with words, illustrations and music, creating a rich sensory experience as whole worlds come alive to his audience. Come and enjoy a live concert at the Asia Society, featuring music specifically composed by Ottley for the award winning picture book Teacup by Rebecca Young and Ottley! Joining him will be pianist Alf Demasi from Yamaha and talented local musicians. As part of the Festival’s art exhibition, Ottley’s illustrations will be exhibited in the Fringe Gallery from November 4th to 10th.
Matt Ottley是一位多維度的故事講述者。受到他鋼琴模擬器的啟發，Ottley善於結合文字、插畫和音樂創作，為觀衆帶來豐富的感官體驗，讓故事中的世界變得栩栩如生又難忘不已。快來亞洲協會聆聽這場現場音樂會，體驗Ottley從他與Rebecca Young所著的獲獎圖畫書《Teacup》得到靈感而創作出的音樂。是次音樂會亦會邀請 Yamaha 鋼琴家 Alf Demasi 和其他本地音樂家参與演出。作為本屆文學節的藝術展覽一部分，Ottley的插畫將會於11月4日至10日在藝穗會陳麗玲畫廊公開展出。
Matt Ottley is an internationally acclaimed, multiple award-winning artist, working equally across the fields of literature, visual arts and music. Ottley has published more than thirty-five picture books and his awards include the CBCA Picture Book of the Year, the Premier’s Literary Awards of both Queensland and New South Wales and the IBBY Australia Honour Book. As a composer, Ottley is involved in an ongoing collaboration with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the Literature Centre and Yamaha; in this multimodal project, called The Sound of Picture Books, he composes music for his picture books. In 2014, he was made an Yamaha-endorsed musician for his work as a composer.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty