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Swire Maestro Series: JAAP & Alexandre Kantorow I

16 February - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$50 – $680

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Programme
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 9
RACHMANINOVRhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
BRAHMSSymphony no. 1

As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, the HK Phil and Music Director Jaap van Zweden will embark on an eight-city European tour with the first French pianist to win the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Alexandre Kantorow. Hailed as the “young tsar of the piano” (Classica), Kantorow plays Rachmaninov’s Paganini Rhapsody and Beethoven’s Fourth Concerto in these two pre-tour concerts. Jaap conducts the First Symphonies of Brahms and Mahler, Shostakovich’s Ninth Symphony, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned work by Hong Kong composer Daniel Lo across the two evenings.

The concert runs approximately 2 hours with an intermission.

Artists
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Alexandre Kantorow, piano

HK Phil Jubilee Tickets ($50) will be available for selected concerts during counter sale period on a first- come, first-served basis. Each customer can purchase up to two tickets per programme (unless specified otherwise). These tickets are not available during subscription period, and no concessionary discount will be offered.

ABOUT THE ARTIST / ORGANISER

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is one of the leading orchestras in Asia. The annual schedule focuses on symphonic repertoire, with conductors and soloists from all over the world. The HK Phil runs an extensive education programme, commissions new works, and nurtures local talent. The most recent recording project is Wagner’s Ring Cycle following the first-ever performances in Hong Kong of these four operas. In 2019, the HK Phil received the prestigious Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award – the first orchestra in Asia to receive this distinction. With Music Director Jaap van Zweden since 2012, the HK Phil has toured to Europe, Asia, Australia, and on numerous occasions to Mainland China. Yu Long is the orchestra’s Principal Guest Conductor, while Lio Kuokman is the Resident Conductor of the HK Phil.

Details

Date:
16 February
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Admission:
$50 – $680
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.hkphil.org/concert/swire-maestro-series-jaap-and-kantorow-i

Organiser

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Phone:
27212332
Email:
ticketing@hkphil.org
Website:
hkphil.org

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