Daniel KL Chua

Speaker
President of International Musicological society, Associate Dean of Teaching at the Harbin Conservatory of Music.
United Kingdom
Daniel KL Chua is the Mr and Mrs Hung Hing-Ying Professor in the Arts and Professor of music at the University of Hong Kong and the President of the International Musicological Society.
He received his BA and PhD in musicology from Cambridge University. Before joining Hong Kong University to head the School of Humanities, he was a Fellow and the Director of Studies at St John’s College, Cambridge, and later Professor of Music Theory and Analysis at King’s College London. He was a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Yale (2014–15), a Henry Fellow at Harvard (1992–1993), and a Junior Research Fellow at Cambridge (1993–1997). He is the recipient of the 2004 Royal Musical Association’s Dent Medal, and a Corresponding Member of the American Musicological Society. He has written widely on music, from Monteverdi to Stravinsky, but is particularly known for his work on Beethoven, the history of absolute music, and the intersection between music, philosophy and theology. His publications include The‘Galitzin’ Quartets of Beethoven(Princeton, 1994), Absolute Music and the Construction of Meaning (Cambridge, 1999), Beethoven and Freedom, (Oxford, 2017), ‘Rioting With Stravinsky: A Particular Analysis of the Rite of Spring’ (2007), and ‘Listening to the Self: The Shawshank Redemption and the Technology of Music’ (2011). He was an editor of Music & Letters (2004–2010), and serves on numerous advisory, editorial and governing boards and committees.
Program
14/11/2019
13:00 — 14:30