11 Mar 2019

On the eternal relevance of Bach

“Bach opens a vista to the universe. After experiencing him, people feel there is meaning to life after all.”

These are the words of Helmut Walcha, a blind German organist who recorded all of JS Bach’s organ works in the aftermath of World War II. In the shadow of the 20th century’s darkest trauma, Bach restored his faith in humanity.Read Article

26 Feb 2019

Read our 2017/2018 Annual Report!

See what we’ve been up to this year

The 2017/2018 Season was a big one for Premiere Performances: we celebrated our 10th year with a free concert at the Cultural Centre, reached nearly 30% more people than the previous year  through each of our programmes, and presented 10 soloists and ensembles in their Hong Kong Debuts!

CLICK HERE to read our 2017/2018 Annual Report for more details of this exciting year.

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30 Jan 2019

Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019 Ends on a High Note

• Over 3,500 audience members attended 5 concerts
• Almost 1,000 people attended outreach & education events
• Music fans can enjoy the concerts online until 1 February

Hong Kong – From 12 to 24 January, Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2019 hosted 22 internationally acclaimed musicians plus a chamber orchestra for 5 ticketed concerts, a gala fundraising dinner and 20 outreach and education events, including free community concerts, masterclasses, lectures and open rehearsals, to engage with the community and individuals interested in experiencing chamber music.

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21 Jan 2019

Check out this review of Joyce DiDonato in the SCMP!

Click here to read the SCMP’s review of Joyce DiDonato’s In War And Peace: Harmony Through Music on 16 January 2019.

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28 Dec 2018

Viva Tango! Programme Notes

Programme

Schifrin              Letters from Argentina (HK Premiere)

Tango del Atardecer
Pampas
Tango Borealis
Danza de los Montes
Tango a Borges
Malambo de los Llanos

Intermission

Piazzolla                       Selected Tangos

Michelangelo 70
Verano Porteño
Adios Nonino
La Muerte del Angel
Oblivion
Libertango

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