See the Music and Hear the Pictures


5 Jun 2018, 6:45 PM - 7:15 PM




Music composition and landscape photography, two seemingly different disciplines, share many parallels and connections. Experience how these two worlds come together in the minds and hands of Xie Han-U.

About Xie Han-U, founder & director of Harmony Studio

A Public Service Commission (PSC) overseas-specialist scholar, Xie graduated with a 1st class Honours (Music) from University of Birmingham (UK). He has performed in prestigious music festivals in London, Sydney, Tokyo and Kirishima where he was awarded the Top 10 Most Outstanding Performer prize. He then toured with Asian Youth Orchestra to US and Hawaii in 1999, and made his solo concerto debut in UK at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall (2003) playing Brahm’s Violin Concerto.  

During his illustrious decade back here, Xie made his solo concerto debut at Esplanade premiering John Adam’s Violin Concerto with Singapore Symphony Orchestra (2004), was given the duties of concertmaster notably with Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, Singapore Lyric Opera Orchestra and Orchestra of the Music Makers, and helped organise and recorded a couple of soundtracks for films and artists of various genres.

Xie was also the soloist/leader for numerous musicals at Esplanade, Marina Bay Sands and Capitol Theatre. He now holds position as Head of Strings at Australian International School (Singapore). In 2017, he started his own company, Harmony Studio, to manage photography projects and artiste management.


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Esplanade Concourse
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981