Cancelled: Open Air Concert
String Bouquet

16 January 2022 (Sunday) 7:00 pm Duration: approx. 70 mins without interval
Prison Yard, Tai Kwun View map

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Cancellation Notice: In view of the government’s decision to close all performance venues because of the current situation with COVID-19, we are very sad to announce that this event is cancelled. Ticket holders shall receive a full refund in accordance to the ticket value, as detailed below:

For ticket holders who made their purchase via art-mate or, your tickets will be automatically refunded to the account of which you made your payment (i.e. PayPal or PayMe).
For ticket holders who made their purchases via URBTIX, please contact our Box Office Manager Ms Cheung at on or before 28 Feb, 2022.

Due to recently tightened travel restrictions, Jamal Aliyev will not be able to join the festival. Cellist Xin Shi will step in for the performance with a slight adjustment to the programme below.

This program features music for string instruments, put together in different combinations like a bouquet of flowers.  From the sleek beauty of the Handel-Halvorsen duo to the joyful Tchaikovsky sextet, this concert celebrates the violin, viola and cello.

Part of the Tai Kwun’s Prison Yard Festival: music from within.


HANDEL/ HALVORSEN Passacaglia for Violin and Cello
Dan Zhu (violin), Xin Shi (cello)

MAX VON WEINZIERL Nachtstück for 4 Violas, Op. 34
Andrew Ling (viola), Ringo Chan (viola), Yat Lee (viola), Born Lau (viola)

YORK BOWENFantasia for 4 Violas, Op. 41
Andrew Ling (viola), Ringo Chan (viola), Yat Lee (viola), Born Lau (viola)

TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenirs de Florence, Op. 70
Dan Zhu (violin), Kiann Chow (violin), Born Lau (viola), Ringo Chan (viola), Xin Shi (cello), Eric Yip (cello)

Pre-Concert Podcast with Dan Zhu

You can listen to the pre-concert podcast now on SpotifyAnchor and more platforms!

Audiences will be seated according to social-distancing guidelines. Audiences must observe the special measures implemented by the venue in response to the COVID-19.
For ages 6 or above unless otherwise specified.
Programme and artists are subject to change. Premiere Performances of Hong Kong reserves the right of decision in case of dispute.

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16 January 2022 (Sunday) 7:00 pm Duration: approx. 70 mins without interval
Prison Yard, Tai Kwun View map

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