Pianist Hui Ling to play at City Hall
Local pianist Hui Ling will next month (October) give a recital at the Theatre of Hong Kong City Hall.
The recital, at 8pm on Wednesday, October 6, will feature Beethoven's "Piano Sonata No. 4 in E-flat, Op. 7"; Liszt's "Ballade No. 2 in B Minor"; Dohnayi's "Rhapsody in C, Op. 11, No. 3"; Julie Kuok's "Barcarolle in A" (World Premiere) and Rachmaninov's "Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 36" (1931 version).
Born into a musical family in Beijing, Hui Ling received her early musical training at the secondary school of the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music and completed her Professional Diploma with High Distinction at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA). In 1990, she entered the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where she obtained a Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in four years with full scholarship. Hui has performed with many orchestras including the Sierra Community Orchestra, the Santa Rosa Symphony and the Marin Symphony in California as well as the Queensland Youth Orchestra (Australia). She was also invited as the featured artist in the San Luis Obispo (California) Mozart Festival and was the guest pianist for the Lancaster Festival in Ohio from '94 to '99 where she performed twice with pianist Jon Kimura Parker in piano duet and four-piano extravaganza concerts.
The HK City Hall Theatre Recital Series, "Piano Recital by Hui Ling", is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD).
Tickets at $80 and $120 are now available at URBTIX outlets, while senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients may have 50% off (limited quotas for students and CSSA recipients on a first-come, first-served basis). A 10% discount applies to Friends of LCSD performing venues.
For enquiries about the programme, call 2268 7321 or visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp
. 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 http://www.urbtix.hk
Ends/Tuesday, September 6, 2005