Premiere Performances of Hong Kong (Premiere Performances) announces today the cancellation of Beare’s Premiere Music Festival 2021. Five ticketed programmes will be cancelled due to the pandemic. Affected events include Miloš in Recital: Beyond the Rainbow (13 January), Fiesta Brass Family Concert (16 January), Akiko Suwanai & Friends: Dvořák Piano Quintet (18 January), Benjamin Appl’sRead Article
Australian percussion ensemble B’tutta inspires thousands of kids across Hong Kong!
Over the past two weeks, Australian percussion ensemble B’tutta performed concerts and workshops in 20 schools, delighting nearly 5,800 students through our Chamber Music In Schools programme. Many of these concerts took place in the New Territories, including in Fanling and Sheung Shui.
“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
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.
• 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.
Click here to read the SCMP’s review of Joyce DiDonato’s In War And Peace: Harmony Through Music on 16 January 2019.