Free Pipe Organ Concert

Jessie LAU, Grace PAU and William WEN (Hong Kong)

28 September 2013 (Saturday)
5pm
Concert Hall

Jessie LAU began her organ studies in 2007 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong under the tutorship of Wong Kin-yu and later obtained her Master degree from the Royal College of Music. In 2012, Jessie with an award from the Eric Thompson Trust participated in the International Organ Festival Haarlem in the Netherlands and won both the First Prize and David Sanger/Bach Memorial Prize in the Glasgow Society of Organists Paisley Abbey Organ Competition in Scotland. She is now the organist of the Chung Chi College Chapel of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Grace PAU graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree of Arts in Music and also obtained a Master Degree of Arts in Music from the Hong Kong Baptist University. She passed the ABRSM Grade 8 Organ Examination with Distinction and acquired the LTCL Diploma in Organ Performance under the guidance of Wong Kin-yu. She has served as the organist at the Chung Chi College Chapel and currently is the organist of the North Point Alliance Church.


William WEN studied the organ and piano with Wong Kin-yu, Larry Schipull, Paul Griffths, Gabriel Kwok and Eva Lue at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. After graduation, he won an organ scholarship enabling him to further study in Ratzeburg, Germany with Dr. Neithard Bethke and performed organ recitals in Ratzeburg and Wöhrden. Afterwards, he studied with Gudio Mayer in Vienna, Austria. As well as teaching music in primary school; he provides organ maintenance service to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, institutions of tertiary education and churches.

Programme

J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Toccata and Fugue in D minor, BWV 565
Performed by William Wen

J.S. Bach
Chorale Prelude Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, BWV 645
Performed by Grace Pau

J.S. Bach
Trio Sonata no.2 in C minor, BWV 526
I.Vivace
II.Largo
III.Allegro
Performed by Jessie Lau

J.S. Bach
Fugue from Prelude and Fugue in E-flat Major, St Anne, BWV 552
Performed by Grace Pau

J.S. Bach
Chorale Prelude Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland, BWV 659
Performed by William Wen

J.S. Bach
Prelude and Fugue in G Major, BWV 550
Performed by Jessie Lau


Free tickets are distributed at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Enquiries Counter (9am to 9pm daily) from 6 September onwards. Each patron may get a maximum of 4 tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Audiences aged 6 and above are welcome. Running time of the concert is about 40 minutes without intermission. Members of the audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually. Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break.

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme without prior notice should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

Programme Enquiries: 2734 2009 / 2734 2819