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Harpsichord Recital by Alice Chan

The concert will be held as scheduled tonight (Sep 16), thanks for your support!

Venue Date & Time Price
Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall
$160, 120
Harpsichord Recital by Alice Chan



The Art of Harpsichord Playing
F. Couperin Prélude in B-flat from L'art de touché le clavecin
F. Couperin Les Barricade Mystérieuses
L. Couperin Suite in F
Rameau Les Sauvages from Nouvelles suites de pièce de clavecin
Rameau L'Entretien des Muses from Pièce de clavecin
Rameau Tambourin from Pièce de clavecin
Purcell A New Ground in E Minor, Z. T. 682                      
Mozart 12 Variations on Ah vous dirais-je, Maman in C, K. 265
J. C. Bach Keyboard Sonata No. 2 in D, Op. 5
Arne Keyboard Sonata No. 4 in D Minor


About the Performer

Multi UK prize-winning harpsichordist Alice Chan is a dynamic early keyboard specialist of her generation.  Chan enjoys playing a wide variety of repertoire ranging from 16th century to contemporary music.  Critics have praised Alice's signature ‘providing the most beautiful sound from her instrument with appealing resonance at all times’.


Chan has performed regularly in numerous international concert venues, museums and several keyboard collections across England, including St. Martin in the Fields Trafalgar Square London, St. John's Smith Square, Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Britten Theatre, The National Gallery, Handel House Museum, Royal College of Music Museum, Finchcocks Musical Museum, Fenton House, Cobbe Collection, Durrington Room and Parry Room of the Royal College of Music.  She has appeared in UK major music festivals, including London Handel Festival and Kent Early Music Festival. 


Solo recital highlights include an invitation by The British Harpsichord Society to give a solo recital in Handel House Museum, a world premiere performance of new solo harpsichord compositions in Handel House Museum, harpsichord and clavichord performances in Royal College of Music Museum, ‘Best of the Best’ solo concert in Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall in London, United Kingdom and Prinsengracht solo recital in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.


Chan actively worked with several baroque ensembles, instrumentalists and vocalists from United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Austria, Spain, Canada and America.  She also performed with historical instrumentalists from the English ensemble Florilegium.  Chan was invited to record a Handel’s ensemble music recording for the EMI Records. She recorded manuscript music for the Royal College of Music Museum recording archive and studio recitals for the Radio Television Hong Kong.


Chan was a Ruth Dyson award scholar at the Royal College of Music (RCM) in London, where she gained a Master of Music with distinction. Chan was a prizewinner in the 10th Broadwood Harpsichord Competition in London and the Century Fund Prize winner in the RCM Early Chamber Music Competition.  She was nominated by the Royal College of Music for ‘The McKenna Prize for Early Music’ in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an early music specialist.


Besides dedicating herself to musical performance, Chan as a keen ballet dancer was granted the Grade Eight Girls’ Award of the Royal Academy of Dancing.  She was selected to join the English baroque dance company, The Covent Garden Minuet Company in Covent Garden, London.  Her passion for Music and Dance enriches her views on dance music in Western Europe and contributes to her distinctive performing style.



Tickets available from 5 August onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by Telephone Credit Card Booking.

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis).


Programme Length
Running time of this performance is about 1 hour and 30 minutes with an intermission of 15 minutes.

Audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually.  No latecomers will be admitted until the interval or a suitable break in the programme.

The presenter reserves the right to change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.



Programme Enquiries: 2268 7321

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661

Telephone Credit Card Booking: 2111 5999

Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk


Programme Notes



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