World class chamber music and recitals       

The event is passed.

20 September, 2015 (Sunday)

3:00 (lantern making) and 4:00 (performance); or
4:30 (lantern making) and 5:30 (performance) 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall,
Asia Society, Hong Kong Center

$250 for Friends of Premiere Performances and Asia Society members

*10% discount for groups of 4 or more (for non-member only)

Back by popular demand!

The story of the Mid-Autumn Festival comes to life in this delightful octet for Western and Chinese instruments, specially commissioned by Premiere Performances. Combining chamber music and bilingual narration, the show features a stellar cast of local musicians in a re-telling of the enchanting tale of the brave archer Hou Yi and his beloved Chang’E. The composition is a collaboration between composer Alexis Alrich and author Christina Matula-Häkli, both of whom are Hong Kong based and who share an interest in, and passion for, Chinese culture.

Prior to the performance, children can join the special holiday lantern-making workshop organized by the Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

An illustrated book version of the story written by Ms Matula-Häkli with bright and vivid illustrations by young, local illustrator, Pearl Law, will be available for sale prior to the performance.


Violin - Andrew Ling 
Cello - Richard Bamping
Clarinet - Andrew Simon
Piano - Colleen Lee
Erhu - Hou Shih Chieh
Dizi - Yeung Wai Kit Ricky
Guzheng - Wu Lap Shan
Percussion - Mark Lung

You must install Adobe Flash to view this content.

Upcoming Events

Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Congratulations to Andrea Fessler, Founder and Executive Director of Premiere Performances, who is voted one of the Musical America Worldwide "30 Professionals of the Year"

Premiere Performances marks 10 years of inspiring classical music in Hong Kong 

All-Star Debuts at Premiere Performances’ 2017-18 Recital Series 

You may now read and download our Annual Report 2016 - 17 from here






Premiere Performances brings internationally celebrated artists and the world's brightest rising stars to Hong Kong for solo recitals, chamber music and community outreach, building a vibrant local arts scene and inspiring audience members of all ages with performances that are accessible to all.

Premiere Performances of Hong Kong is financially supported by the Art Development Matching Grants Pilot Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.