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The 9th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival features SIX ticketed concerts, including a chamber music concert for kids.

Russian Farewell

The 9th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival comes to a rousing conclusion with pieces by three iconic Russian composers. Less than 25 years separates these compositions, but you will hear a world of difference between them.

24 Jan 2018 (Wed) 8pm
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
$580 / $380 / $240 / $100

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RACHMANINOFF: Trio élégiaque No. 1 in G minor
Kyoko Takezawa, Li-Wei Qin, Orion Weiss

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring for Piano Four hands
Orion Weiss, Anna Polonsky

Intermission

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sextet Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
Kyoko Takezawa, Cho-Liang Lin, Richard O’Neill, Ori Kam, Li-Wei Qin, Kyril Zlotnikov


 

An Evening in Paris

Be swept away to Paris by the virtuosic playing of harpist Emmanuel Ceysson in our opening concert devoted to French music.

17 Jan 2018 (Wed) 8pm 
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
$580 / $380 / $240 / $100

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DEBUSSY: Petite Suite for Piano Four hands
Orion Weiss, Anna Polonsky

FAURÉ: Impromptu No. 6, Op. 86
Emmanuel Ceysson

RAVEL: String Quartet in F Major
Jerusalem Quartet

Intermission

SAINT-SAËNS: Fantaisie for Violin and Harp, Op. 124
Cho-Liang Lin, Emmanuel Ceysson

DEBUSSY: Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp
Patrick Gallois, Richard O’Neill, Emmanuel Ceysson

RAVEL: Introduction & Allegro
Emmanuel Ceysson, Cho-Liang Lin, Kitty Cheung Man-yui, Richard O’Neill, Isang Enders, Patrick Gallois, Andrew Simon


 

A Lifetime of Beethoven

Experience the profound transformation of Beethoven in this concert spanning the early, middle and late stages of his life.

19 Jan 2018 (Fri) 8pm
Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
$380 / $240 / $100

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BEETHOVEN: Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin and Viola, Op. 25
Patrick Gallois, Cho-Liang Lin, Richard O’Neill

BEETHOVEN: String Quartet No. 16, Op. 135
Jerusalem Quartet

Intermission

BEETHOVEN: Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 97 "Archduke" 
Sitkovetsky Trio
 

20th Century Masterworks

This program features works by great composers who deliberately set out to distance themselves from the musical styles and values of the late 19th century, and ended up redefining classical music in the process.

20 Jan 2018 (Sat) 8pm
Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
$380 / $240 / $100

STRAVINSKY: Suite from L'Histoire du Soldat for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Pierre Génisson, Alexander Sitkovestsky, Qian Wu

RAVEL: Piano Trio in A minor
Sitkovetsky Trio

Intermission

BRITTEN: Gemini Variations for Flute, Violin, and Piano Four Hands, Op. 73
Evelyn Chang, Orion Weiss, Cho-Liang Lin, Patrick Gallois

PROKOFIEV: String Quartet No. 1, Op. 50
Jerusalem Quartet

RAVEL: La Valse
Orion Weiss, Anna Polonsky


 

Viva! Pipers Family Concert

21 Jan 2018 (Sun) 4pm
Theatre, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre
$240 / $100

(in Cantonese)

The Viva! Pipers are made up of five talented musicians from Hong Kong who will show you how cool playing a wind instrument can be.  This afternoon concert is the perfect introduction to the wind family of instruments and small ensemble playing. Programme includes family favourites, from traditional folk songs and classical music to blockbuster movie themes and lively cartoon melodies.   


 

Viennese Interlude

Chamber music is rooted in the Viennese tradition. This evening’s concert features interesting musical combinations of strings and woodwinds, and is crowned by Schubert’s mighty string quintet – his last completed work before he died.

22 Jan 2018 (Mon) 8pm
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
$580 / $380 / $240 / $100

TELEMANN: Four Concerti for Four Violins, TWV 40:201-204
Cho-Liang Lin, Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, Kyoko Takezawa

MOZART: Flute Quartet in D Major, K. 285
Patrick Gallois, Cho-Liang Lin, Richard O’Neill, Isang Enders

BRAHMS: Clarinet Trio, Op. 114
Pierre Génisson, Isang Enders, Qian Wu

Intermission

SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C Major, D. 956
Jerusalem Quartet, Li-Wei Qin


 

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