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The 8th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival features SIX ticketed concerts, including a chamber music concert for kids.  This year, in addition to concerts at City Hall Theare and the HKAPA Concert Hall, we will also be presenting our world class chamber music concerts in the New Territories (Tsuen Wan Town Hall and Sha Tin Town Hall). 

第八屆香港國際室內樂音樂節將舉辦六場售票音樂會,包括一場親子音樂會。今年,我們除了繼續在香港大會堂及香港演藝學院舉行音樂會外,更將版圖擴張到新界地區(荃灣大會堂及沙田大會堂),讓全港樂迷更方便地欣賞世界級室內樂演奏會。

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Programme 音樂會詳情

$380 / $260 / $180 / $100

The 8th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival kicks off an intense week of music-making performed by our roster of great international musicians, including our very first “composer-in-residence” Brett Dean. In our signature style, the Chamber Music Festival’s Opening Concert presents beloved chamber music jewels paired with lesser known composers or pieces. Schumann’s delectable Piano Quartet in E flat major – one of the most frequently performed pieces in the piano quartet repertoire – tops off this concert featuring Moszkowski’s little known gem, Suite for Two Violins and Piano, and Mozart’s haunting and melancholic Viola Quintet in G minor.

為期一周的第八屆香港國際室內樂音樂節節目豐富。在本音樂節中,我們邀得國際音樂好手參與,包括我們首位「駐場作曲家」迪恩。一如以往,音樂節的揭幕音樂會將以室內樂的瑰寶配上較鮮為人知的作曲家或作品。音樂會首先會獻上莫士高夫斯基較冷門的佳作雙小提琴及鋼琴組曲,和莫扎特令人難忘的憂鬱之作G小調中提琴弦樂五重奏,最後是鋼琴四重奏作品中的熱門之作──舒曼迷人的降E大調鋼琴四重奏。

Moszkowski: Suite in G minor for two violins and piano, Op. 71
Cho-Liang Lin, Kristin Lee, Cecile Licad

Mozart: String Quintet in G minor, K. 516
Borromeo Quartet, Brett Dean

Intermission

Schumann: Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47 
Kristin Lee, Brian Chen, Li-Wei Qin, Haochen Zhang

莫士高夫斯基:G小調雙小提琴及鋼琴組曲,作品71
林昭亮,克里絲汀.李,莉卡

莫扎特:G小調弦樂五重奏 K. 516
博羅美奧弦樂四重奏,迪恩

中場休息

舒曼:降E大調鋼琴四重奏,作品47
克里絲汀.李,陳則言,秦立巍,張昊辰


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Programme 音樂會詳情

$340 / $240 / $180 / $100

Journey back into Beethoven’s mind with the Borromeo String Quartet. Violinist Nicholas Kitchen begins this evening’s programme with a special lecture offering insight into Beethoven’s genius. By delving into the manuscripts and scores, you’ll be drawn into the composer’s world and his mind to discover how his compositions for string quartet not only left their mark on all subsequent composers, but also reshaped the identity of what came to be known as ‘classical music’. The Borromeo String Quartet will then perform Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 95 “Serioso” and his String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130 including the visionary Grosse Fugue, Op. 133 conceived as the original ending for this work. Condemned by critics at the time, the Grosse Fugue is now considered to be one of Beethoven’s greatest achievements.

博羅美奧弦樂四重奏將會為我們進行貝多芬解碼。在音樂會開始前,由四重奏小提琴家尼哥拉斯為大家主持一個特別的講座,探討貝多芬的奇才,透過鑽研作曲家的手稿和音樂,進入他的世界與思維,了解何以他的弦樂四重奏對後世作曲家有如此深重的影響,更為「古典音樂」重新下定義。在音樂會上,博羅美奧弦樂四重奏會演奏貝多芬的弦樂四重奏作品95「嚴肅」和降B大調弦樂四重奏作品130,還有原定為這部作品的終章「大賦格曲」作品133。雖然富幻想力的「大賦格曲」在當時不獲好評,但現在已被視為是貝多芬的傑作之一。

Performer and lecturer: Borromeo Quartet 
Lecture: Beethoven's Manuscripts
Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso” 

Intermission

Beethoven: String Quartet No.13 in Bb Major, Op.130 & 133 “Grosse Fuge” 

演出者及講者:博羅美奧弦樂四重奏
講座:貝多芬的手稿
貝多芬:F小調第十一弦樂四重奏,作品95「嚴肅」

中場休息

貝多芬:降B大調弦樂四重奏,作品130及133「大賦格曲」


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Programme 音樂會詳情

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Tonight’s concert is named for the opening piece by our Composer-in-Residence, played by the Borromeo Quartet and Brett Dean himself. Long fascinated by the viola quintet form and the great works by Mozart, Schubert and Brahms, Dean’s Epitaphs offers an emotionally moving portrait of five of Dean’s friends who passed away. The concert also features our Artistic Director Cho-Liang Lin in the other two pieces of the evening - Mendelssohn’s stunning D-minor Piano Trio, one of his most famous chamber works, and César Franck’s powerful Piano Quintet which represents the turning point between German Romanticism and French Impressionism.

本場音樂會名為走過友情歲月,來自今晚演出的首部作品。《墓誌銘》是駐場作曲家迪恩的手筆,將會由博羅美奧弦樂四重奏及迪恩親自上陣演出。迪恩一直都很喜歡中提琴五重奏這種形式,又欣賞莫扎特、舒伯特和布拉姆斯的作品,他特意用《墓誌銘》來追憶他五位已故的朋友,感情真摯動人。此外,我們的藝術總監林昭亮會參加音樂會上其餘兩首作品的演出:孟德爾遜的佳作D小調鋼琴三重奏是作曲家最著名的室內樂作品之一,而法朗克動人的鋼琴五重奏則代表了德國浪漫派和法國印象派的交滙點。

Brett Dean: Epitaph for String Quintet
Borromeo Quartet, Brett Dean

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
Cecile Licad, Cho-Liang Lin, Nicholas Canellakis

Intermission

Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor
Haochen Zhang, Kristin Lee, Cho-Liang Lin, Brian Chen, Li-Wei Qin

迪恩:弦樂五重奏「墓誌銘」
博羅美奧弦樂四重奏,迪恩

孟德爾遜:D小調第一鋼琴三重奏,作品49
莉卡,林昭亮,卡內拉琪斯

中場休息

法朗克:F小調鋼琴五重奏
張昊辰,克里絲汀.李,林昭亮,陳則言,秦立巍


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Programme 音樂會詳情

$380 / $260 / $180 / $100

What better way to introduce your kids to the beauty of chamber music than through the magic of fairy tales? This afternoon’s concert will bring to life two well-known stories – The Emperor’s New Clothes and Little Red Riding Hood – but with a musical twist! With some of the best musicians in town playing the delightful music of Peter Schickele (also known as P.D.Q. Bach) and Steven Isserlis & Ann Dudley, this concert is sure to spark your children’s imagination! For ages 6 and above please.

童話故事,是讓小孩子學習欣賞室內樂的最佳橋樑。這場午間音樂會透過現場室內樂演奏為大家送上兩個熟悉的故事──國王的新衣和小紅帽。城中音樂好手會演奏瑟格利(他也曾以P.D.Q.巴赫之名發表一系列惡搞古典音樂作品)和伊瑟利斯及杜特利的作品,這些令人愉快的音樂定必能激發小朋友的幻想力。歡迎六歲以上觀眾到場欣賞。

Peter Schickele: The Emperor's New Clothes
Evelyn Chang, Le Hoai-nam, Marrie Rose Kim, Elvis Chan Tsz-shun, Laurent Perrin

Anne Dudley/Steven Isserlis: Little Red Violin (and the Big, Bad Cello)
Evelyn Chang, Kitty Cheung Man-yui, Laurent Perrin

瑟格利:國王的新衣
張郁苓,李海南,金勞思,陳子言,貝樂安

杜特利/伊瑟利斯:音樂小紅帽
張郁苓,張文蕊,貝樂安


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Programme 音樂會詳情

$340 / $240 / $180 / $100

The Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival comes to the New Territories! We are excited that our world famous artists can share their joy and love of playing chamber music in the beautiful Tsuen Wan Town Hall. This concert showcases the range of our Chamber Music Festival from the classical period of Beethoven, romantic Mendelssohn and through the present day with music by our Composer-in-Residence Brett Dean. One highlight is sure to be our amazing pianists, Cecile Licad and Haochen Zhang, performing Brahms’s vigorous Hungarian Dances, composed in the Gypsy style.

香港國際室內樂音樂節與世界知名的樂手來到新界,在荃灣大會堂與聽眾分享室內樂的樂趣。本音樂會為大家獻上不同時期的音樂:古典時期的貝多芬、浪漫時期的孟德爾遜和駐場作曲家迪恩的現代作品,充份顯示了音樂節選曲多元化。音樂會另一焦點所在,必定是其中由兩位出色鋼琴家莉卡和張昊辰送上的布拉姆斯《匈牙利舞曲》,是吉卜賽風格的作品,氣氛熱烈,實在不容錯過。

Brett Dean: Sketches for Siegbert for solo viola
Brett Dean

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49
Cecile Licad, Cho-Liang Lin, Nicholas Canellakis

Intermission

Beethoven: String Quartet No.11 in F minor, Op. 95 “Serioso” 
Borromeo Quartet

Brahms: Hungarian Dances No. 1, 3, 6 & 5
Cecile Licad, Haochen Zhang

迪恩:斯伯特速寫 (中提琴獨奏)
迪恩

孟德爾遜:D小調第一鋼琴三重奏,作品49
莉卡,林昭亮,卡內拉琪斯

中場休息

貝多芬:F小調第十一弦樂四重奏,作品95「嚴肅」
博羅美奧弦樂四重奏

布拉姆斯:第一、第三、第六及第五匈牙利舞曲
莉卡,張昊辰


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Programme 音樂會詳情

$340 / $240 / $180 / $100

The 8th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival comes to a spirited conclusion at our Finale in Sha Tin Town Hall. In addition to an encore performance of the Schumann Quartet, American cellist Nicholas Canellakis comes together with locally-based pianist Evelyn Chang to perform Brett Dean’s evocative Huntington Eulogy, inspired by the natural features and beauty of the Huntington winery in New South Wales, Australia. The Festival concludes with the inviting and lyrical Concert for violin, piano and string quartet by Romantic composer Ernest Chausson, whose boisterous finish is the perfect way to bring in the Chinese New Year. 

第八屆香港國際室內樂音樂節的閉幕音樂會將假沙田大會堂舉行。當晚除了重演舒曼的四重奏外,美國大提琴家卡內拉琪斯還會與本地鋼琴家張郁苓合奏迪恩充滿深思的音樂《亨廷頓悼詞》,作品的靈感來自澳洲新南威爾斯州亨廷頓酒莊的自然美景。音樂節的閉幕作品是浪漫時期作曲家蕭頌的小提琴、鋼琴及弦樂四重奏協奏曲,情調迷人且具詩意,熱鬧的結尾與農曆新年的氣氛極為配襯。

Brett Dean: Huntington Eulogy
Nicholas Canellakis, Evelyn Chang

Schumann: Piano Quartet in Eb Major, Op. 47
Kristin Lee, Brian Chen, Nicholas Canellakis, Haochen Zhang

Intermission

Chausson: Concert in D Major for Violin, Piano and String Quartet, Op. 21
Cho-Liang Lin, Cecile Licad, Borromeo Quartet

迪恩:亨廷頓悼詞
卡內拉琪斯,張郁苓

舒曼:降E大調鋼琴四重奏,作品47
克里絲汀.李,陳則言,卡內拉琪斯,張昊辰

中場休息

蕭頌:D大調小提琴、鋼琴及弦樂四重奏協奏曲,作品21
林昭亮,莉卡,博羅美奧弦樂四重奏

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