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30 May 2020 (Saturday) 8:00 pm Duration:
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Stream Premiere Performances on YouTube!

Looking for your dose of culture while social distancing? We have selected highlights of some of our favourite concerts and will be streaming them on our YouTube channel. Every weekend, we will stream a new video on the Premiere Performances YouTube channel, which will continue to be available to watch thereafter. While we patiently wait for Hong Kong’s venues to re-open, we hope you will join us in our digital concert hall to relive some of our favourite musical moments. See below for the schedule of upcoming concerts this month. Check out our YouTube channel! Check out our channel for other highlights of past concerts, including the 2020 Beare’s Premiere Music Festival.


Stephen Hough plays Liszt

Stream Date: 2 May 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Programme
LISZT Valses Oubliées, S.215, No. 1 and 2
LISZT Études d’exécution transcendante, S.139, No. 11 (Harmonies du Soir) and No. 10

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Hong Kong Debut
The Danish String Quartet

Stream Date: 9 May 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Programme
Folk Music from Nordic Countries

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Romer String Quartet Family Concert
performed in Cantonese

Stream Date: 10 May 2020 (Sun) 3pm

Romer String Quartet will take you and your family on a journey through time, exploring the development of chamber music from different musical eras across the past few centuries.  Kids will understand the rich texture of this fine and intimate form of music by listening to masterworks from great composers including Haydn, Beethoven and Brahms as well as modern works by Piazzolla and Schulhoff.

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Ning Feng and Javier Perianes

Stream Date: 16 May 2020 (Sat) 8pm

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Olli Mustonen’s Nonet for Strings No. 2

Stream Date: 17 May 2020 (Sun) 8pm

performed by Aaron Boyd, Arnaud Sussmann, Paul Neubauer, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Borromeo String Quartet and DaXun Zhang.

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Hong Kong Debut
Hot Club of San Francisco: Postcards from Gypsyland

Stream Date: 23 May 2020 (Sat) 8pm

Jazz Pop-up! The Hot Club of San Francisco  are an ensemble of accomplished and versatile musicians celebrating the music of the pioneering Hot Club de France. The ensemble borrows the instrumentation of violin, bass, and guitars from the original Hot Club while breathing new life into the music with innovative arrangements of classic tunes and original compositions by the group’s superb lead guitarist, Paul Mehling. Featuring two-time GRAMMY® Award-winning violinist Evan Price, the velvet vocals of Isabelle Fontaine and a swinging rhythm section, the group never fails to surprise and delight.

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Mandolin Virtuoso Avi Avital and The Cologne Academy Chamber Orchestra

Stream Date: 30 May 2020 (Sat) 8pm

Programme
BARTÓK Romanian Folk Dances
FALLA Danse Espagnol
TSINTSADZE Miniatures on Georgian Folk Themes
Bulgarian folk tune Bucimis

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Streaming in April 2020

Hong Kong Debut
Benjamin Appl, baritone with James Baillieu, piano

Stream Date: 4 April 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Programme
Johannes Brahms Mein Mädel hat einen Rosenmund (Volkslied)
Richard Strauss Allerseelen (Gilm), Op. 10, No. 8
Franz Schubert Nachtstück (Mayrhofer), D. 672
Franz Schubert Drang in die Ferne (Leitner), D. 770
Franz Schubert Der Wanderer an den Mond (Seidl), D.870
Adolf Strauss Ich weiß bestimmt, ich wird’ dich wiedersehen (Hift)


Viva Tango!
from the 2019 Beare’s Premiere Music Festival

Stream Date: 11 April 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Programme (Complete Concert!)
LALO SCHIFRIN Letters from Argentina
ASTOR PIAZZOLLA Selected Tangos

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Family Concert
Fiesta Brass

Stream Date: 12 April 2020 (Sun), 3PM

Fun for the whole family! Watch this brass quintet showcase their instruments through movie music, showtunes and classical favourites.
*Concert in Cantonese

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Hong Kong Debut
Gabriela Montero, piano improvisations

Stream Date: 18 April 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Watch classical improvisation master Gabriela Montero perform her signature improvisations based on suggestions from the audience. 

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Recital Series
Anne Sofie von Otter, mezzo-soprano with Brooklyn Rider, string quartet

Stream Date: 25 April 2020 (Sat), 8PM

Watch Anne Sofie von Otter and Brooklyn Rider perform songs by Rufus Wainwright, Björk and Kate Bush, arranged for voice and string quartet.

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30 May 2020 (Saturday) 8:00 pm Duration:
Premiere Performances YouTube Channel