Esther Yoo (violin) and Zee Zee (piano)
Dynamic Duo

5 June 2023 (Monday) 7:30 pm Duration: approx. 70 minutes without interval
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall View map
$520 $320 $180

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Programme Update: The duo will be performing Debussy’s Sonata for violin and piano instead of Beethoven’s Violin Sonata No. 8 in G major, Op. 30, No. 3; and Rachmininov’s Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14 instead of Saint-Saëns’ Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28. The rest of the programme will remain unchanged.

 The model of a violin soloist in the modern age. Intelligent, articulate and self-possessed, she is so much more than a technical virtuoso.” The Strad on Esther Yoo

…A powerful, passionate and compelling representation of pure artistry” Los Angeles Times on Zee Zee

Click here to read the House Programme.

Musical powerhouses Esther Yoo (violin) and Zee Zee (piano) join hands once again in this captivating duo experience!

Esther Yoo rose to international attention as the youngest prize-winner at the International Sibelius Violin Competition (age 16) and the Queen Elisabeth Competition (age 18). Esther has since performed with leading conductors, including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vasily Petrenko and more. She records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon.

The electrifying Chinese pianist Zee Zee (Zhang Zuo) is unique in her enthusiastic and technically masterful playing. Zee Zee plays regularly on the international stage including notable appearances at Wigmore Hall, the Kennedy Centre, Vancouver Recital Society and more. She also regularly works with some of today’s leading conductors including Paavo Järvi, with whom she collaborated in her Deutsche Grammophon recording of the Ravel and Liszt Concertos.

Join this Dynamic Duo in their captivating programme of classical favourites and more!


DEBUSSYSonata for violin and piano

GRIEGViolin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45

RACHMANINOVVocalise, Op 34, No. 14

Jeongkyu PARKToad

VIEUXTEMPSSouvenirs d’Amérique, Op. 17, “Yankee Doodle”

Pre-Concert Podcast with Esther Yoo

Star violinist Esther Yoo shares her insight of the  recital programme n this pre-concert podcast episode. The episode was recorded during a pre-concert audience Zoom chat, organised by Aura Music. Also available on Spotify.

Pre-concert Zoom Chat with Esther Yoo

Date: 29 May 2023 21:30 (HKT)
Language: English
Guest: Esther Yoo
Moderators: Kilian Chan
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The Zoom chat is organised by Aura Music:

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5 June 2023 (Monday) 7:30 pm Duration: approx. 70 minutes without interval
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall View map
$520 $320 $180

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Book tickets for Camille Thomas Cello Recital (1 Apr), The Verona Quartet: Ravishing Ravel (22 May) and Esther Yoo (violin) and Zee Zee (piano): Dynamic Duo (5 June) in the same transaction to enjoy our season package discount!

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