Jimmy Chan

Jimmy Chan 陳晃相

香港男低中音歌唱家兼指揮家

陳晃相自幼學習小提琴,十八歲正式研習聲樂。八零年在美國邁亞美《國際藝術家音樂節》奪得歌唱比賽首獎,並應邀在美國作多場獨唱巡迴演出。八三年他赴美國印第安納大學深造聲樂,獲音樂碩士學位。七十年代起他已經常與本港和海外多個樂團及合唱團擔任男低音獨唱部份,演出包括巴赫的《受難曲》及《清唱劇》、韓德爾的《彌賽亞》、海頓的《四季》及《創世記》、孟德爾遜的《以利亞》、莫札特、布拉姆斯、威爾第及弗瑞等作曲家的《安魂曲》、貝多芬的《第九交響樂》等大型作品,不勝枚數。

多年來,陳晃相曾指揮過三十餘個合唱團,並曾是十多個合唱團的創團指揮/音樂總監。2004至2013年,他曾任香港歌劇院合唱團總監兼指揮,合唱團經他悉心訓練,先後以近專業水準上演了十餘部著名歌劇。

除致力聲樂教學培養聲樂人材外,陳晃相亦熱中推廣合唱藝術。歷任多個國際合唱及聲樂比賽評委,並多次主持合唱及聲樂研討課程。他曾擔任聖保羅男女中學音樂主任,在他指揮下,該校合唱團及樂隊均獲獎無數。他曾於香港大學及香港演藝學院任教聲樂及指揮。現時是中文大學及浸會大學之聲樂導師。

Hong Kong Bass-baritone conductor Jimmy Chan

Studied violin since early age and received his formal voice training at the age of 18. In 1980, he won the first prize in singing at the International Artist Music Festival in Miami and was invited to give numerous recitals around cities in USA. In 1983, he pursued his study at the Indiana University where he was awarded Master of Music in singing performance. Jimmy has already performed widely as soloist with various orchestras and choirs since early 1970’s, both locally and overseas, including Bach’s Passions and Cantatas, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation and The Seasons, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and Missa Solemnis, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, and the Requiems by Mozart, Brahms and Faure…to name a few.

Over the years, Jimmy has been the founder-conductor/music director of over ten choral groups and has conducted more than 30 choirs. He has been the Chorus Director and Conductor of Opera Hong Kong Chorus (2004-2013). Under his talented leadership, the chorus has achieved highly acclaimed performances in numerous opera productions. He is also an active leader in the church music scene.

Jimmy is a frequent adjudicator in many local and international choral/singing competitions. He is most fervent in promoting choral activities, including workshops and courses to further choral training. He has been the Music Master of St. Paul’s Co-educational College where its choirs and orchestras received numerous awards under his leadership. Formerly a voice and conducting faculty member at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and University of Hong Kong, currently he teaches voice at the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

 

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