Award-winning conductor Felix Yeung currently combines his office as Director of Music at St John’s Cathedral and Provincial Music Director of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. He is also Music Director Die Konzertisten, one of Hong Kong’s foremost chamber choirs.

Felix was given the Award for Young Artist (Music) in 2015 by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. He is also a 2015 recipient of Jebsen & Co. Choral Arts Youth Scholarship and the title ‘World Youth Choral Artist’, awarded by World Youth and Children Choral Artists’ Association.

Felix has conducted Die Konzertisten in performances of Bach St Matthew Passion, Purcell Dido and Aeneas, Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri, Fauré Requiem, Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Lauridsen Lux Aeterna, Howell Requiem, and Bruckner Mass in E minor among others. In 2014, Felix led the choir to perform with the world-renowned countertenor, Iestyn Davies, who made his Asia debut. He has also prepared the choir for internationally acclaimed conductors such as Stephen Layton, Jonathan Cohen, John Butt, and Chen Yun-hung, performing pieces such as Handel Messiah, Bach St John Passion, and Mozart Requiem.

As chorusmaster of the Hong Kong Arts Festival Chorus and Die Konzertisten, Felix has prepared these choirs for performances of Wagner Das Liebesmahl der Apostel with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra & Male Choir (2018), Debussy Pelleas et Melisande (2018), Bright Sheng Dream of the Red Chamber (2017), and Gluck Iphigenia in Tauris with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch (2014). This year, the Festival Chorus perform Zhou Long Madame White Snake (The first Chinese winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music), whereas Die Konzertisten will perform Berlioz Lélio with Les Siècles.

Felix is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, where he obtained an MMus with distinction under the tutelage of conductors Patrick Russill and Paul Brough. He was awarded the Academy’s coveted premier prix, the DipRAM, for outstanding performance in his final recital, and has obtained the LRAM diploma in choral conducting pedagogy. Upon finishing his graduate studies, Felix became the first Pettman Organ Scholar at the London Oratory, and worked closely with the Oratory Junior Choir for all of their rehearsals and services, as well as assisting in the Oratory’s major Latin liturgies. Felix read music at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was also music director of the Hong Kong Youth Choir.

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