World class chamber music and recitals
HKICMF 2018: An Evening in Paris

17 January 2018 (Wed) 8pm

Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
$580, $380, $240, $100

(50% off for Full-time Students / Senior Citizens / Disabled & CSSA Recipients, with limited quota, not applicable to $100 tickets)

Be swept away to Paris by the virtuosic playing of harpist Emmanuel Ceysson in a night devoted to French music.

 

DEBUSSY: Petite Suite for Piano Four Hands

Orion Weiss, Anna Polonsky

FAURÉ:  Impromptu No.6 for Harp in D-flat Major, Op.86

Emmanuel Ceysson

RAVEL:  String Quartet in F Major

Jerusalem Quartet

 

Intermission

SAINT-SAËNS:  Fantaisie for Violin and Harp, Op.124

Cho-Liang Lin, Emmanuel Ceysson

DEBUSSY:   Sonata for Flute, Viola and Harp

Patrick Gallois, Richard O’Neill, Emmanuel Ceysson

RAVEL:  Introduction & Allegro

Emmanuel Ceysson, Cho-Liang Lin, Kitty Cheung Man-yui, Richard O’Neill, Isang Enders, Patrick Gallois, Andrew Simon
17/01/2018 8:00 PM
HKICMF 2018: Russian Farewell

24 Jan 2018 (Wed) 8pm
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
$580 / $380 / $240 / $100
(50% off for Full-time Students / Senior Citizens / Disabled & CSSA Recipients, with limited quota, not applicable to $100 tickets)


The 9th Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival comes to a rousing conclusion with pieces by three iconic Russian composers. Less than 25 years separates these compositions, but there is a world of difference between them.

RACHMANINOFF:  Trio élégiaque No.1 in G minor
Kyoko Takezawa, Li-Wei Qin, Orion Weiss

STRAVINSKY: The Rite of Spring for Piano Four hands
OrionWeiss, Anna Polonsky

 

Intermission

 

TCHAIKOVSKY: Sextet Souvenirde Florence, Op.70

Kyoko Takezawa, Cho-Liang Lin, Richard O’Neill, Ori Kam, Li-Wei Qin, Kyril Zlotnikov

24/01/2018 8:00 PM
HKICMF 2018: 20th Century Masterworks


20 Jan 2018 (Sat) 8pm
Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
$380 / $240 / $100
(50% off for Full-time Students / Senior Citizens / Disabled & CSSA Recipients, with limited quota, not applicable to $100 tickets)

This program features works by great composers who deliberately set out to distance themselves from the musical styles and values of the late 19th century, and ended up redefining classical music in the process.

 

STRAVINSKY:  Suite from L'Histoire du Soldat' for Clarinet, Violin and Piano
Pierre Génisson, Alexander Sitkovestsky, Qian Wu


RAVEL:  Piano Trio in A minor
Sitkovetsky Piano Trio 

Intermission

BRITTEN:   Gemini Variations for Flute, Violin, and Piano Four Hands, Op. 73
Evelyn Chang, Orion Weiss, Cho-Liang Lin, Patrick Gallois
 

PROKOFIEV: String Quartet No.1, Op.50

Jerusalem Quartet 

RAVEL:   La Valse
Orion Weiss, Anna Polonsky

20/01/2018 8:00 PM
HKICMF 2018: A Lifetime of Beethoven


19 Jan 2018 (Fri) 8pm

Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
$380 / $240 / $100

(50% off for Full-time Students / Senior Citizens / Disabled & CSSA Recipients, with limited quota, not applicable to $100 tickets)

Experience the profound transformation of Beethoven in this concert spanning the early, middle and late stages of his life.

Beethoven:  Serenade in D Major for Flute, Violin and Viola, Op.25

Patrick Gallois, Cho-Liang Lin,Richard O’Neill 

Beethoven: String Quartet No.16, Op.135
Jerusalem Quartet


Intermission


Beethoven:  Piano Trioin B-flat Major, Op.97
Sitkovetsky Piano Trio 

19/01/2018 8:00 PM
HKICMF 2018: Viennese Interlude


22 January 2018 (Mon) 8pm

Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall

$580, $380, $240, $100

(50% off for Full-time Students / Senior Citizens / Disabled & CSSA Recipients, with limited quota, not applicable to $100 tickets)

Chamber music is rooted in the Viennese tradition. This evening’s concert features interesting musical combinations of strings and woodwinds, and is crowned by Schubert’s mighty string quintet – his last completed work before he died.

 

TELEMANN:   Concerto for Four Violins No. 2 in D Major, TWV 40:202

Cho-Liang Lin, Alexander Pavlovsky, Sergei Bresler, Kyoko Takezawa


MOZART:  Flute Quartet in D Major, K.285

Patrick Gallois, Cho-Liang Lin, Richard O’Neill, Isang Enders

BRAHMS:  Clarinet Trio, Op.114 

Pierre Génisson, Isang Enders, Qian Wu

 

Intermission


SCHUBERT:  String Quintet in C Major, D.956

Jerusalem Quartet, Li-Wei Qin
22/01/2018 8:00 PM