12 Apr 2019

Sneak Preview: Alice Sara Ott to make her Recital Debut in our 2019/2020 Recital Series

“Her technique is ­dazzling, her tone ­wonderfully varied, from ­crystalline purity to powerfully raw, and the energy propelling her playing seems unstoppable.” – The Guardian

German-Japanese pianist Alice Sara Ott will grace the stage of City Hall in November with a programme of French repertoire inspired by her new album, Nightfall. As a prominent figure in the international classical music scene Alice Sara Ott is one of the world’s most in-demand soloists, regularly performing with the world’s leading conductors and orchestras.

Although Alice has struggled with some health problems recently, she is determined to carry on with her performance career. Mark your calendars now to catch this courageous pianist!

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22 Mar 2019

5,800 Students, 20 Schools, 1 Big Success!

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.

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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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