Skip to main content
Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Brand Hong Kong - Asia's world city
GovHK 香港政府一站通
Traditional Chinese
Simplified Chinese
Site Map
Contact Us

Press Releases

2015.07.03 10:47 31°C Sunny PeriodsVery Hot Weather Warning
Press Releases
"My Culture" Mobile Application
My URBTIX Mobile App
"Fitness Walking" mobile application available for download
Multimedia Information - The Mobile App of Multimedia Information System
Level Double-A conformance, W3C WAI Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0
Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
Publication and Press Releases
Concert by Borodin Quartet in September

     Internationally acclaimed chamber music ensemble the Borodin Quartet will revisit Hong Kong and give a concert next month (September).

     Currently comprising Ruben Aharonian and Andrei Abramenkov (violin), Igor Naidin (viola) and Vladimir Balshin (cello), the ensemble will play Haydn's "String Quartet in D, Op. 64, No. 5, 'The Lark'", Beethoven's "String Quartet No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 18, No. 2", Mozart's "String Quartet No. 16 in E-flat, K428" and Tchaikovsky's "String Quartet in B-flat".

     The concert will be held at 8pm on September 2 (Tuesday) at the Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall.

     Formed by four students from the Moscow Conservatoire in 1945, the ensemble, formerly known as the Moscow Philharmonic Quartet, was renamed the Borodin Quartet in 1955. For more than 60 years, with member alternations, the ensemble has been celebrated for its insight and authority in the chamber music repertoire.

     It has performed all over the world, including Vienna, Zurich, Frankfurt, Madrid, Lisbon, Seville, London, Paris and New York. In addition to performing quartets, the members of the ensemble regularly join with other distinguished musicians to further explore the chamber music repertoire. Their partners include Yuri Bashmet, Elisabeth Leonskaja and Christoph Eschenbach.

     The concert by the Borodin Quartet is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Tickets priced at $100, $150, $200 and $250 are now available at URBTIX outlets. Senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients may have 50% off (limited quotas for students and CSSA recipients on a first-come, first-served basis).

     For enquiries about the programme, call 2268 7321 or visit Ticketing enquiries and reservations can be made on 2734 9009 and credit card telephone bookings on 2111 5999. Tickets can also be booked online at

Ends/Tuesday, August 5, 2008

[News Archive][Back to Top]
Quality Services for Quality Life